Alternative folkrock band NOJUS formed in 2001 when singer, guitarist and songwriter Darius Mileris Nojus
and drummer Asta M.
moved to Ireland from Lithuania after band AIRIJA, they were in and recorded 5 albums since 1992, disbanded.
Soon, the two were joined by bassist Widma G. and started touring Ireland, Germany and Lithuania to much popular acclaim.
Still being in band Airija, Nojus recorded two acoustic solo albums "Name" (1998) and "East" (2000).
In 2002 and 2006 respectively, albums "Save" and "Forever" were released in Lithuania.
Latest acoustic compilation album "Archive" was released in september 2007, which is followed by unplugged live video concert release due in April, 2008.
The band carries its name by singers nickname Nojus, which means Noah in Lithuanian.
Nojus music style varies from acoustic bard music to folk rock with strong Irish and Baltic folklore influence. Lyrics and strong melody are key features of Nojus songs. Lyrical side of music represents moody reality of life and hope for the better day.
Darius Mileris Nojus on his music:
"Music is the way of communication with people. You want anyone to hear the words you singing, and the hope appears that those words can be helpful to someone. Besides, everyone wants to immortalize himself - to make a stroke on the Stone of Life. We do not seek everlasting life, we want to give a