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Sound Searching: MONOGEM


Ethereal and distant, but somehow wistfully familiar, MONOGEM is a mystery ready to be revealed. With glittering melodies and bursts of electronica, all blissfully combined with just a potent hint of throwback disco, MONOGEM returns with their new single, “Wait and See”: a psychedelic electro journey, as infectious as it is affectionate.

Fronted by singer-songwriter Jen Hirsh, MONOGEM is a collaboration with producer-songwriter, Scott Smith, and accompanied live with a full band. The group takes us on an intoxicatingly refined journey through delicate vocals, dizzying harmonies and dance ready synths.

MONOGEM’s first single, The Glow, debuted on Paper Magazine, who aptly noted that the project, “makes disco and funk-tinged synth pop that will make you want to groove, gurl.” And rightly so – the video for the track is a perfect montage of 1984 cult movie, Breakin’, an obvious nod to MONOGEM’s vintage roots.

[quote]It’s about letting go and transporting yourself into another realm,” Hirsh muses of the forthcoming release. “Everybody can relate, or at least I hope so, to that feeling you get on the dancefloor.” From the tripped out beats of, Wait And See, to the emphatic and uplifting, All We Have which dropped on, MONOGEM arrives with incredible force, from another world where pop music still has sentiment and soul. And just a bit of funk.[/quote]

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Written by Manny King John


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