Moyka (singer)

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Moyka (singer)
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Birth nameMonika Engeseth
Born1998 (age 22–23)
Southern Norway
Genres
  • Art pop
  • Electropop
  • Alternative pop
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
Years active2019-present
LabelsMade Records

Monika Engeseth, also known as Moyka, is a Norwegian singer[1]& songwriter from Hallingdal, Norway. She called herself "the Pop Witch" and writes songs which talks mainly about her she sings then with an enchanting and caracteristical voice[2].

She is currently in the European music label Made Records[3] and started to release songs since 2019.

Career

Her first EP named "Circles" including 5 songs was released in October 18, 2019[4] and available on streaming platforms.

She was then helped and start to be more recognized thanks to several performances on different Norwegian national medias like NRK P3 radio or TV2 channel through "God Morgen Norge". She also does concerts in different places of Norway.

In April 2020, during COVID-19 crisis, she performed[5] in Verftet Online Music Festival, a 2.0 Norwegian music festival gathering several artists and fully virtual to avoid risk of contagion.

In May, she was excepted to participate to The Great Escape Festival (2020 edition) in Brighton but it was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemia.

Second EP "Spaces" was available in June 12, 2020[6] on streaming platforms too and includes 4 new songs.

She collaborated with Magnus Skylstad[7], musician and composer firstly known for its work with Norwegian singer AURORA.

Influences

Her pop music has its own style but we can find in it influences of others Norwegian singers like AURORA or Sigrid by her voice.

She said she would like to collaborate with SASSY 009, Yaeji, or Kiasmos but globally admire a lot of different artists..

Also, she is from Bergen, an important place for the new Norwegian pop movement with many artists from and many events in[8].

Discography

"Circles" (EP1) - 2019

Title Release date
1 Bones May 24, 2019
2 Colder March 8, 2019
3 All Things We Forgot September 6, 2019
4 Ride October 4, 2019
5 Circles October 18, 2019

"Circles (Acoustic version)" - 2019

Title Release date
1 Bones (acoustic) September 20, 2019
2 Colder (acoustic) November 22, 2019
3 All Things We forgot (acoustic) September 13, 2019
4 Ride (acoustic) November 22, 2019

"Spaces" (EP2) - 2020

Title Release date
- Intro
1 Spaces April 7, 2020
2 Backwards May 1, 2020
3 Kanazawa' June 12, 2020
4 Violet May 22, 2020

In the media

              

References

  1. "Moyka". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  2. "NA Meets: Moyka". Norwegian Arts. Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  3. "Made Records / ARTISTS". made (in norsk). Retrieved 2020-07-02.
  4. "Circles - EP by Moyka". Genius. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  5. "Verftet Online Music Festival - @verftetfestival — Program". Verftet Online Music Festival - @verftetfestival. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  6. "Spaces - EP by Moyka". Genius. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  7. "Magnus Skylstad". Genius. Retrieved 2020-07-01.
  8. "Famous Norwegian Bands & Musicians". Life in Norway. 2018-03-09. Retrieved 2020-07-01.

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