Based in South Florida, Shy Monster originated in early 2016 by pairing the efforts of composers Luis Paez and Hayden Blades. After Hayden asked Luis to help him write a score for a horror thriller, This was the catalyst to finding our musical identity and the rest is history. The duo continues to write scores for films as well as releasing their own music under the name Shy Monster.
Drawing influences from cinematic composers such as Giorgio Moroder and John Carpenter to synthpop stalwarts Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode as well as post-rock and chamber orchestrations by Stars of the Lid and Rachel's, Shy Monster digs its teeth deep in synthesizers, dusty organic sounds, progressive percussion and film nostalgia.
Shy Monster’s 5th EP is it’s most ambient one to date. Having gone through the process of decay it floats on in the Ether.
Guitar Driven Electronic Post Rock, recontextualizing the idea of decay.
Shy Monster’s 3rd EP fusing synthwave, post-rock experimental with pop elements.
Shy Monster's sophomore EP is the more anthemic album leaning heavily on post rock and ambient synth elements available at all major retailers.
Shy Monster's debut EP is available now on any of the streaming services below.