MONIKA “Shake Your Hands” (ft. Andrew Wyatt) Drops w/ SPIN Today!
Secret In The Dark Out 10/2 via Other Music Recording Co.
Prod. By Homer Steinweiss of The Dap-Kings & Menahan Street Band
” …disco-indebted art pop.” – FADER
“Hear Monika’s synth-sational fidelity-fuck…” – Impose Magazine
” …soaring vocals from Monika and a glittering yet dark-hued web of synthesizers, all propelled by a strong dance groove.” – WNYC Soundcheck
Photo Credit: Eilon Paz
On the heels of two platinum Greek releases, headlining major festivals and gracing the covers of music and fashion magazines in her homeland, Monika is thrilled to announce her 3rd studio album, Secret In The Dark, available October 2 worldwide via Other Music Recording Co. Recorded at the Daptone-renowned Dunham Sounds Studios (Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley, Dan Auerbach) and produced by Dap-Kings & Menahan Street Band founding member Homer Steinweiss, the album breathes generational genre-spanning influences.
Monika previously shared album track “Stripping,” featuring syncopated, operatic vocals, which slice into shimmering synths and driving bass, creating a dark, ethereal soundscape. Revealed today by SPIN and featuring Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow, Mark Ronson), “Shake Your Hands” is a soulful dancefloor-ready single of layered horns, funky guitar, vocals and percussion that build to an epic breakdown.
Stream “Shake Your Hands” (ft. Andrew Wyatt)
Amassing a dream-team of musicians, Homer Steinweiss, Thomas Brenneck, Nick Movshon, Victor Axelrod, Leon Michels, and others from the Brooklyn scene join Monika on Secret In The Dark. A distinctly New York album with a breezy Mediterranean heart, her latest triumph is a cunningly crafted record of ‘80s art pop infused with organic leftfield disco tones.