Noxshi

Noxshi

 London, England, GBR
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Noxshi bleed thick grunge into liquid ambiance. Songs interweave with atmospheric improvisations amid driving rhythms and the echoes of the infinite. The Noxshi sound is a fractious collision of Nirvana and King Crimson with shards splintering out into a myriad of styles.

Biography

Noxshi bleed thick grunge into liquid ambiance. Songs interweave with atmospheric improvisations amid driving rhythms and the echoes of the infinite. The Noxshi sound is a fractious collision of Nirvana and King Crimson with shards splintering out into a myriad of styles.

Noxshi is the creative partnership formed in 2008 between lyricist/vocalist Yoriyos Adamos and guitarist Hallam Kite. They present Noxshi as an experience combining music, dramatics and visual projections. The name Noxshi (Knock-she) relates to an area of the Caucasus, a region that bridges East and West.

Noxshi have performed throughout the UK supporting U2, CKY, Peter Murphy and Killing Joke, toured Australia with Yusuf (formally Cat Stevens) and recently produced their debut album ‘The Way They Lush’. Noxshi recruit auxiliary musicians to supplement its core and collaborate with a range of artists including video/light artists and dancers from the London Contemporary Dance School. This high level of diversity has allowed Noxshi to present visually and sonically arresting performances as well as encouraging them to explore soundtrack composition.

Noxshi are preparing to release ‘The Way They Lush’, recorded by the band at their studio in Highbury (London) mixed with David Tickle (Peter Gabriel, Prince) and mastered by Howie Weinberg (Mars Volta, Red Hot Chili Peppers). ‘The Way They Lush’ has a knowing quality and demonstrates ambition handled with skill and invention. The album is supported by a video for the track ‘Mesh Voyeurist’ as well as a filmed live studio set both edited by John Minton. The videos demonstrate Noxshi’s imagery of heterotopian metalepsy; displacement through plural realities. The cover was illustrated by the legendary illustrator Klaus Voormann.

Lyrics

Mesh Voyeurist

Written By: Yoriyos

I give you reeds
Blow of the throws
Concealing straight lights out singing
Souls made of songs
Beat flesh with bones
Clairvoyant posed in eyes screaming
Got you in my blood
Got you in my air
All begin and ends with
A Love Supreme
Triumphant tranced
Descending Rose
In cosmic moans she’s still seeking
Dust off the dance
Stones made of loans
Head balding prone
Thin tie gleaming
Got you in my blood
Got you in my air
All begin and ends with
A Love Supreme
Now go Awake – Out of the way
Rage at the hollows
Now go Awake – Out of the way
Away from the brail road
Presence to seize
East to expose
West libidos defile living
Mesh voyeurist
Shows they compose
In infant prose
With tom peeping
Got you in my blood
Got you in my air
All begin and ends with
A Love Supreme
Now go Awake – Out of the way
Rage at the hollows
Now go Awake – Out of the way
Away from the brail road

Aliyah

Written By: Yoriyos

Lend me the heaven in your hearts
And all the tears that hold their guard
By the gates that enclose your soul
Ill be the journey you take on
All the way – by the way
Seven sons of seven stars
Encompassing the skies above
With chariots of wool and stone
Will ride us back into the womb
And we’ll be safe – and we’ll be saved
And now she holds me – oh how she holds me
And now she needs me – oh how she needs me
Slow rhythms beat the lifeless shores
Awoken spirits who sweet sounds rose
Running off and left their tune
In the pulling waves of the moon
Ya Hayy – Ya Qayum
And now she holds me – oh how she holds me
And now she needs me – oh how she needs me

Discography

Nine Point Circle EP (2009)
Terra EP (2009)
Swan / Cosmogonies (Single)
The Way They Lush (2010) (not released)