Elena Stepanova (aka E. Lynn S., Etherstrings, Helga's Ephemeris, Argonika) is a musician, composer, writer, and researcher specialising in sonic/visual arts and psychedelic sound art. Her educational background includes studying music composition and electroacoustic music at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 2011, she graduated from the SAE Institute/Middlesex University (UK) with a master's degree in Creative Media Practice. Currently she is working on a PhD dissertation. This website is dedicated to Elena's creative projects.
Elena's musical and literary interests include writing electronic music and fiction. #ambient #soundart #electronica #fantasy #magicalrealism #psydrama.
Among her musical works there are Ephemeris Suite, the aleatoric instrumental sound collage, Runology (a compilation of electronic experimental tracks which Elena wrote, recorded and mixed between 1999 and 2006), "Avoid The Wrong Shadows", "Suite Hypnotique" and "Dance With The Ghost" suites as well as other compositions (see the Discography section).
Check also Argonika section for the info about the project (early '00s). Genre: chill-out, trip hop, dance.
Some of Elena's recent projects, including SygmaLyrae.proj, came to fruition through work in her online music collaboration studio, www.1000tracks.net.
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