Nathalie Markoch is a Peruvian singer (clean vocals, operatic – mezzo-soprano, growls), songwriter, lyricist, and conceptualist, best known for her solo career, as the singer/songwriter for NMK (Now Mankind Knows), guest appearances and music collaborations.
She started in the metal music industry with guest appearances for in live gigs, then launched her debut album “Influences & Connections Vol. 1” in 2014. In 2015 she founded NMK and in 2018 the album “Ravenous Spectre” was released.
Her main vocal influences for growls are Mikael Akerfeldt (Opeth), Mikael Stanne (Dark Tranquillity), Jeff Walker (Carcass), Tomas Lindberg (At the Gates) and Johan Ericsson (Draconian). On the clean vocals and operatic side, she is influenced by Russell Allen (Symphony X), Floor Jansen (After Forever, Nightwish), Tarja Turunen (Nightwish) and Lara Fabian and Enya.
Aside from being a musician, Nathalie works independently as a Naturopath specialized in Regenerative Detoxification and a Grandmaster in Alternative Therapies. She is the author of Perception Shifter, a portal about the evolution of human consciousness and the reincorporation of wholesomeness as the authentic expression of existence.