Monika Khot, musician, composer

Email: magickmuther@gmail.com                                                    Cell: (703) 732-1977

EDUCATION [2010-2014]

University of Virginia, B.A. Computer Science, Music, Russian language minor        

SKILLS

Skills: Multi-Instrumentalist (guitar, trumpet, piano, voice, drum machines, synthesizers), Composing, Producing, Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Event Organizing, Software Development, Electrical Engineering

NOTABLE PERFORMANCES, ENDEAVORS

NON-LOCAL TOURING HISTORY

2014 US Docteur Faust (9 dates)

2015 US West Coast Invisible Hand (9 dates)

2016 US East Coast/Canada Nordra (13 dates)

2017 Europe Nordra (9 dates)

2017 US/Canada Zen Mother (32 dates)

2018 Europe Nordra (13 dates)

2018 China Zen Mother (5 dates)

NATIONAL PRESS

https://www.scenepointblank.com/reviews/nordra/nordra/

http://www.cvltnation.com/sige-records-quadruple-slaughter-four-staggering-ambient-releases-can-not-miss/

http://www.ghostcultmag.com/tag/nordra/

https://www.attnmagazine.co.uk/features/12261

http://media.brainwashed.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11376:nordra&catid=13:albums-and-singles&Itemid=133

https://beardedgentlemenmusic.com/2017/08/03/no-place-like-home-zen-mother/

LOCAL PRESS:

https://www.thestranger.com/music/2017/05/10/25133216/dark-side-of-the-tune-nordra-and-zen-mothers-art-of-noise

http://blog.kexp.org/2017/07/06/local-artist-spotlight-and-album-premiere-zen-mother-create-their-own-reality-on-i-was-made-to-be-like-her/

http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/11/02/24664050/listen-to-nordras-harrowing-soundtrack-for-the-pylon-ii-dance-performance-at-9e2

http://www.seattleweekly.com/music/the-hallucinatory-entity-behind-zen-mothers-new-record/

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/12/02/24724494/watch-seattle-avant-rock-band-zen-mothers-gripping-performance-on-kexp

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2017/06/30/25259745/inbox-jukebox-a-weekly-shortlist-of-good-new-music-zen-mother-laurel-halo-amy-o-and-more

http://blog.kexp.org/2017/08/23/kexp-suggests-zen-mother-live-scores-the-holy-mountain-at-northwest-film-forum-825/

https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/12/14/24747064/zen-mother-win-puget-soundtrack-residency-to-rescore-the-holy-mountain

RELEASES

Nordra “S/T” LP SIGE Records

Nordra “PYLON II” LP SIGE Records

Nordra “I Was Meant To Live In A Garden” EP CS SIGE Records
Zen Mother “I Was Made To Be Like Her” LP Illuminasty Records

Zen Mother “The Great Mother” EP