by monotaur

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recorded and mixed by shane hochstetler at howl street recordings
mastered by carl saff at saff mastering
artwork and layout by @meatcoin
monotaur: luke rivard, todd stefan


released November 18, 2016



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monotaur Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Todd Stefan- guitar, vocals (ex- the silence project)
Luke Rivard- drums (ex- Bendata Bendata)

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Track Name: gone
awoke to the glare of the silver of her bracelets... empty, and a window open. "escape" on every breath it breathes. loose the hounds and bring me blood, but they're looking for you on the wrong side of the city.
what a lovely box we built.
tried to wrap my head around the geometry because this paradox pierces through silence like footsteps in the night: a box has but 2 sides, inside and out.
i guess she never liked the taste of that white picket farce of a smile on her face she said, "thank you for the mask, i have a hammer, and i'd like to smash it."

they're looking for you but you're...
Track Name: hyperbole is the worst thing to ever happen to humanity
the wolf, she bears her teeth but all i see is red, through your lense, through the pretense of black and white, sides and lines.

let's set the straw men aflame, and burn the torches at the stake.

your words are wrapped in the same plastic.
Track Name: shut your mouth
i see now pawns are pawns. and that string you tried to hold, it left a ring around your throat. and when you try to cut the line, you're the one who falls.

d'angelo, shut your mouth, that's all you need to know.

you're just a cog in the machine. one pushes the other and the gears keep turning. life and toil, we all know blood is the oil.

d'angelo, shut your mouth.