Nonversations

by Summon the Octopi

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Anders Johanson Apart from the awesome name (one of my favorites I've ever seen), Summon the Octopi delivers some great jams. Long live the one-man post-rock project! Favorite track: Apricots Apricate (Alligators Alligate).
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The man behind the tentacles: Marc Vogler

Guest Vocals by Meroujan Oundjian

Check out the music video for "Apricots Apricate (Alligators Alligate)" & "It's Been Sick..." online!

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released November 17, 2014

REVIEWS:

"...a very real contender for EP of the year." [8.5/10] - ALT DIALOGUE

"Summon the Octopi’s debut EP ‘Nonversations’ ... is one of my top EPs for the year." - MUSIC IS MY LIFE

"I can't praise this EP enough; it's just incredible." - HOLDUPNOW

"This act are defying the genres that surround them and creating something of their own." - CIRCUIT SWEET

"All in all, Nonversations is a terrific effort by the self-described "one-dude band from Berlin, Germany." " [7.5/10] - PURE GRAIN AUDIO

"Post rock that produces eargasms so profound that your mind explodes into a trillion pieces, reforms, then blows again!" - PLUGGED IN PROMOTIONS

""Vogler pushes forward the post-rock aesthetics on his latest recording." [4/5] - THE CD CRITIC

"Thankfully, Summon The Octopi don’t sound like every other band…There is a true originality to every track" - PLANET STEREO

"...it's hard not to just go with the flow and allow the instruments to just take over." - A LOT LIKE DREAMING

"This is music to take in large draughts as the more you explore, the more you will be enthralled." - EMERGING INDIE BANDS

"Nonversations often looks like one thing but keeps turning into something different while you're not looking. Pay close attention..." - RECORD REWIND PLAY

"...erfrischend, dass SUMMON THE OCTOPI hörenswert versucht, eigene Wege zu gehen, ohne sich vollends auf Genre-Standards zu verlassen." [7/10] - MESCALINE INJECTION

"SUMMON THE OCTOPI claque la bouteille de champagne sur la coque du bâteau en s'intronisant avec beaucoup de talent dans l'univers Post-Rock." - NAWAK POSSE

Listed in Ondes Chocs' *4 albums to Discover* in November 2014:
"Alors à “Nonversations“, je dis oui! Très belle découverte!" - ONDES CHOCS

"I would highly recommend giving it a listen." - AVRIL MARIE

"Un disque original et surprenant, entre post-rock instrumental délicat et rock abyssal torturé..." - TOTOROMOON

"Il sound è radicato su strutture post-rock caratterizzato da ritmi non sempre lineari, una leggera nota psichedelica e passaggi canalizzati sia su trame robuste che su quelle melodiche." - SONOFMARKETING

"Germans are stereotypically known for their precision and efficiency. This, the debut release from Berlin based post-rock purveyors Summon The Octopi does nothing to refute such cliches. The musicianship is precise, working in elements of mathrock, and the enjoyment is efficiently achieved. Danke." - 4ZZZ BRISBANE 102.1FM

'Nonversations' is in the Top 10 EPs of 2014 in the Japanese 'People People People!':
"ベルリンのポストロックバンドSummon the OctopiのデビューEP。
Peleっぽいベースで演奏しつつ少し激しいエッセンスも加えた正統派ポストロックなバンドですかね。
アルバムでカッツリ聴きたいです。" - PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE

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