Stoylov is an indie music project led by Montrealer singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nicolas Dubé. Characterized by a cinematic musical approach reminiscent of film noir soundtracks, lush sonic textures, upbeat grooves and earworm melodies, Stoylov pushes the boundaries of the indie rock genre while inviting you to dive into his own soundscape like you would experience in a Dostoievsky's novel or a David Lynch movie. Malvina, his second album, will be released on November 10th, 2023 and explores themes of uncertainty and spirituality while taking roots in Miles of Interruptions’s musical universe, Stoylov’s debut album released in May of 2021. In the past two years, Nicolas devoted countless hours to the crafting of Malvina with an obsession to details in chord progressions, melodies, rhythms, arrangements, tones and atmospheres. Co-produced by Joe Grass (Elisapie, Patrick Watson, The Barr Brothers), mixed by Howie Beck (Fiest, River Tiber, Milk and Bone) and mastered by Philip Shaw Bova (Andy Shauf, Bahamas, Devandra Banhart), this second record draw inspirations from Portishead's visceral grooves, Patricia Highsmith’s uncanny narratives, Twin Peaks’s surrealism, Eliott Smith's delicate vocals and William Basinski’s experimental compositions.
From the very first note, you will find yourself conveyed in his unique musical soundscape, a haven from the tumultuous outside world, like the pale light of a lighthouse at night surrounded by ocean's vastness.