Mr. Gnome

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mr. Gnome
Mr. Gnome at the inaugural Treefort Music Fest in Boise, Idaho, March 2012
Background information
Origin Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Genres Alternative rock, art rock, post-punk
Years active 2005-present
Labels El Marko Records & Publishing, LTD
Members Nicole Barille, Sam Meister

Mr. Gnome (stylized as mr. Gnome) is an alternative art rock married duo from Cleveland, Ohio.[1] Their eclectic oeuvre has been characterized as "an arresting mix of menace and mellifluousness," and "intriguing, theatrical."[2] Nicole Barille notes of their stand-alone song Let The City Sail Away that as with many of her lyrics, "I tend to write about situations that are moments away from impending disaster." [3] Mentioned in Rolling Stone in 2011 as a band to watch,[4] their fourth and latest album, The Heart of a Dark Star, was reviewed by NPR as being "a satisfying, conceptually ambitious work," "a raw, romantic sound [which they have] expanded and refined over several records." [5]


  • Echoes on the Ground EP (2005)
  • mr Gnome EP (2006)
  • Deliver This Creature (2008)
  • Heave Yer Skeleton (2009)
  • Tastes Like Magic B-Sides (2010)
  • Madness in Miniature (2011)
  • Softly Mad B-Sides (2012)
  • The Heart of a Dark Star (2014)


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