shadow monster

Brooklyn NY
Plays: 13,118
Downloads: 1,337
Profile Views: 1,796


Band Members: 
Member Name Instruments
1 Gillian ViscoGuitar, vocals, Keyboards
Music Label: independent
Musical Influences: 

Elliott Smith
The Beatles
Animal Collective
Bright Eyes
Bon Iver
Fleet Foxes
The Flaming Lips

Started Playing: August, 2000



Track TitleLengthContentFavoritesDownload
You Are A Mountain 4:05CleanAdd to PlaylistFree


Flotation Device
Flotation Device (partial album)

For Vincent with Love and Light*

All songs written, performed, and produced by Gillian Visco. All songs recoreded, mixed, and mastered by Alberto Amaya. Copyright 2009.

Thank You- Mom, Dad, Chloe, Alberto Amaya, and Local Correspondents.

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The Front Row 3:22CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
Glow-In-The-Dark 4:52CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
Sugar 3:55CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
Flotation Device 4:34CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
4:00CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
3:23CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
Dry 3:48CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
A True Love To Call My Own 3:47CleanAdd to PlaylistFree
3:22CleanAdd to PlaylistFree


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Nice vocals, you go well together.

Very beautiful and easy listening ;-)

love it


very talented nice videos


just what i needed, .....well done !!

good stuff

Your song popped up in my music for me facebook recommendations. One of my favorite folk songs.

Creative !

like it

great job, really nice voice!


Press Releases

shadow monster Press Release
For all we loved about the harmony and warmth of folk music, it was the twists and turns and unblinking observations that most hooked us – the strange bends and unique gaze that kept us queuing up Joni Mitchell's Blue or turned our thoughts to Judee Sill or Kath Bloom. Shadow Monster is a new iteration of that focus and bare-heartedness, as fixed through the newer folk trajectories of Fleet...
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On MadeLoud

Gillian Visco - Flotation Device
Feb 28, 2010
It’s hard to write good folk music. Well-done folk embraces simplicity, which to the listener’s ear sounds effortless but is often harder to write than bombastic, layered, fuzzy rock & roll. Poorly-written folk sounds pretty, but lacks the core of meaning and emotion to make the listener care. Luckily, Flotation Device, by New Yorker Gillian Visco, is not poorly-written folk. It’s simple, all...
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