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A B O U T 

Critically acclaimed alt-R&B artist MONOGEM has just released her highly anticipated debut bilingual album, Gardenia. ‘Gardenia’ is a perfect representation of MONOGEM’s journey-a culmination, a story, a connection to the past, present and future. The album is an evolution as MONOGEM embarks on a new chapter of artistry, embracing her Mexican heritage, perfectly paired with the announcement of welcoming her first born. She continues the story through her son while keeping a promise she made with her abuela, who told her “never forget your roots, never stop speaking, learning and keeping the culture alive”. Memories of her are intertwined through the record, “covered in her essence & laced with the smell of gardenias, her favorite flower”.

MONOGEM has opened for artists such as Christine & The Queens, Y La Bamba, Yuna, Allie X, Betty Who, Ximena Sarinana, Nilüfer Yanya. To name a few, she has seen great DSP support across Latin & R&B playlists and front covers (Vibras on Spotify & Corriente Alterna on Amazon Spain), press support across GRAMMY.com, GQ Mexico, ELLE, Harpers Bazaar, SPIN, Remezcla, The FADER, PEOPLE En Español, Billboard, Rolling Stone, radio support across Apple Music Radio w/ Travis Mills, SiriusXM, KCRW, KEXP El Sonido, KROQ and Radio Primavera Sound. She has had syncs on shows such as Elite, Riverdale, Black Lightning, Generation (HBO Max), Mindy Kaling's Never Have I Ever (Netflix) for the track “Wild” - the video stars Courteney Cox and David Arquette's daughter Coco, and the track has over 1 billion streams in China.
 

P R E S S

Rolling Stone: Swayed by an earthy dembow rhythm — not to mention her operatic vocal prowess — Monogem’s latest track 'Soy Lo Que Soy' crystallizes the bond between her art and her Mexican American heritage.

Billboard: Whether catering in upbeat, gently inspirational synth-bop or reflective, dreamy indie-pop, MONOGEM’s approach to her gorgeous, lilting music throws genre definitions to the wind -- so it only makes sense that on her So Many Ways EP, she freely switches between Spanish and English as she crafts a release that speaks to her own journey while reaching out to those around her. 

Harper's Bazaar: The new single "Soy Lo Que Soy" marks a change of pace for Los Angeles–based MONOGEM: It's the first time she's released a song in Spanish. The risk has already paid off.

KCRW: There are very few songs that haunt you immediately after hearing them only once. That’s exactly what happened the first time I heard MONOGEM’s “Soy Lo Que Soy.” Her previous work in English is also captivating, but I think Hirsh may have crafted a secret sauce recipe singing in Español.

LADYGUNN: For Monogem, the release of “Soy Lo Que Soy” is a vulnerable step towards self-realization and pays tribute to the culture that was so integral to her upbringing. 

BUST Magazine: “Being Latina in America feels like a memory that’s now coming to life.”

NYLON Spain: MONOGEM: la diva mexicana-estadounidense de la electrónica lanza So many ways, un himno sobre el amor sin etiquetas

 

Medium: “So Many Ways” opens on oscillating tones flowing into gleaming pulsating synths riding sparkling synths exuding creamy iridescent flavors. A plump potent bass line and crisp drums provide the suave rhythm, as Monogem’s sumptuous voice glides overhead, infusing the lyrics with simmering erotic washes of textures.
 

Ones To Watch:Listening to MONOGEM’S music incites mental images involving sparkles, glitter, and other ethereal novelties that don’t seem to belong to planet Earth.”

MiLK: “One listen to 100% and it’s clear: MONOGEM is flying high, enjoying the hell out of LA, and tapping into her truest form of self for an electro pop record that’s sure to dominate this summer’s sound.”
 



 

L I N K S

Rolling Stone: Latin Music Roundup

Billboard: EP Premiere

KCRW: Best New Music Weekend Roundup

Harper's Bazaar: Music Video Premiere

FLAUNT: Song Feature

LADYGUNN: Song Feature

REMEZCLA: Nuevo Noise Feature

NYLON SPAIN: Video Premiere + Interview

Jam in the Van: Video Session

C O N T A C T

MANAGEMENT:  monogemlovesyou@gmail.com

BOOKING (LATAM): Jeremy Norkin | jeremy@exilecontent.com

PRESS: Rishi Doug | rishi@theundscvrd.com

LICENSING: Jessica Kashdan | jessica.kashdan@kobaltmusic.com

LEGAL: David Ferreria |

david@markmml.com
 

T O U R  H I S T O R Y 

Notable Showcases: Chinatown Summer Nights (2019), Kimpton: Off The Record (2019), Red Bull Sound Select (2018), Neon Gold Popshop (2018), Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever (2017), After Dark: Art Institute of Chicago, LA Pride, So Far Sounds LA, Soho House: West Hollywood & Malibu

LA Headline Shows:  Moroccan Lounge Oct 2019 (Sold Out), Gold Diggers X School Night 2019 (Sold Out), School Night 2018, Bootleg Theater 2017

Direct Support: ANIMA! (National Tour 2018), Betty Who, Christine & The Queens, Allie X, YUNA, Magic Giant, Nilufer Yanya, Y LA BAMBA

SXSW 2018: AWAL House, Official Showcase with R.LUM.R, Kobalt Happy Hour (DJ Set)

SXSW 2016: Beautiful Buzz, Reverbnation/CONNECT, TOMS

 

S Y N C  H I G H L I G H T S

Elite (Netflix) - "Paraíso"

Never Have I Ever (Netflix) - "Wild"

Genera+ion (HBO) - "Paraíso"

Traffik -  (2018) Movie Trailer

 

CW - "Black Lightning" 2018 Premiere | 100%

 

CW - "Riverdale" 2017 | "The Glow" 

 

OTHER CREDITS:

"Closer" by Lemaitre | Songwriter, 70+ Million Streams on Spotify

"Bank" by Qveen Herby | Songwriter, featured Vocalist

"Better With You" by Lenno | Songwriter, featured Vocalist

"You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" feat. Sabrina Carpenter by Lindsey Stirling | Background Vocalist 

D I S C O G R A P H Y

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"Gardenia" Album (2021)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"Sólo Amor" (2021)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"Paraíso" (2020)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"So Many Ways" EP (2019)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

"Soy Lo Que Soy" (2019)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"So Many Ways" (2019)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"Lean" (2019)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

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"Shade" (2018)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

"Get You High" (2018)

 

Released via AWAL Music Recordings

 

"100% REMIX EP" (2017)

 

Remixes from Zach Nicita, Paperwhite, Jamie Prado & ELIS (Elliot Jacobson & Chris Leon) 

"100%" (2017)

Single "Wild" has 200+ Million Streams in China via NetEase Music

"Wait and See (Deep Chills Remix)" (2015)

3 Million Spotify Streams

 

Spotify Stats: NMF, #6 United States Viral 50, #9 Global Viral 50

"MONOGEM" EP (2015)