Moldover

Moldover

 Winters, Texas, USA
BandEDMRock

Biography

If technology and music are your life, brace yourself- Moldover is about to reformat your soul. Witness his balls-to-the-wall live show at a club, experience one of his jambox multiplayer instruments at a festival, or pick up and play the "light theremin" packaging of his debut album and understand why the next paradigm for music is a one-man-brand called Moldover.

Since the release of his long-awaited debut album in 2009, Moldover has become a viral internet phenomenon. This all-original compositional masterpiece lays a bed of electronic brain-dance and funk-infused rock, beneath lingering, soulfully melodies. His award winning album artwork redefines what it means to "play" an album- the packaging IS a musical instrument. Presenting an answer to declining record sales, industry icon Bob Lefsetz suggests "How about that guy Moldover, with the theremin built into his CD case?" Press the button and wave your hand in the air to create and endless array of giggle-inducing bleeps, bloops, and whomps. Sonic State's Mark Tinley calls it "utterly brilliant" and Engadget senior editor Thomas Ricker simply says "you will believe".

Moldover's success as a producer and performer comes only after years of work founding the principles of controllerism. This new cultural movement, now the most quickly growing force in electronic music, is an ingenious and accessible formula for live sound manipulation: Computer + Controller = The New Instrument. Moldover fuels this new craft by designing completely new kinds of music controllers. His multi-player music jamming station "The Octamasher", tours to music festivals, college campuses and private parties, putting controllerism into the hands of everyone. His commercially available performance controller, "The Mojo" combines elements of traditional instruments, DJ hardware and video game controllers, offering unparalleled ergonomic tactility to other serious controllerists. Next on the horizon is a new multiplayer instrument\ called "The SyncoMasher" and a Do-It-Yourself version of Moldover's hacked up performance monster, "The Frankentroller".

Currently Moldover is touring the US and Europe in support of his self-titled album. Uniting his talents as a musician, artist, and inventor, he is an emissary of controllerism culture, and an evangelist for self expression and inclusiveness. Find more of Moldover's ever-accelerating innovations at moldover.com.

Lyrics

Slipping In

Written By: Moldover

I'm slipping in, learning to swim,
wallowing in a sea of sins.
Pull me up just to drag me under,
drown my world to make me wonder

Am I too far out to get back in?
Am I too far gone to know where I've been?
I gotta get back- gotta get back-
gotta get back to the source where I can begin

Slipping in and filling up,
holding out this empty cup,
drinking deep and drinking long,
drinking until the empty is gone

Find the silence, hold the silence,
trust the silence not to lie,
repeat the words- repeat the words-
repeat the words until you tell me why.

Slipping in, under my skin,
cutting deep where flesh is thin,
reaching down to clutch the bone,
ripping up the seeds I'd sown

Now there's room within this womb,
now there's time to make it bloom,
suck it all in- suck it all in-
suck it all in and pause until I can resume

Slipping out where language ends,
matter fades and senses blend,
drifting off I come to find,
life and death are states of mind

restitution for dissolution,
substitution for evolution,
repeat the words- repeat the words-
repeat the words until you tell me why.

Discography

- Moldover (self titled debut) featuring the hit single "Say It"
- 4Track (unreleased)

Set List

All original music performed with guitar, voice and controller
- Shut Me Down
- Give It
- Say It
- Not Your Mirror
- More than Lies
- Alone
- Dearest One
- Cash
- Plastic Smile