Category Archives: Helga’s Ephemeris

[✍] My plans for 2016


My Psychoactive project is finished. For me (and for all who participated) it was a journey into the unknown, also a certain addiction… to the music and coffee. The project codenamed [ψ+] is not finished yet. It is about texts (in particular, my correspondence with Jess) and graphics for the […]

[✍] [Psy+] Jess’ letter (2)


…our old dispute. All those wrongs shadows and abandoned paths. Worlds which are now empty. Shadows haunted. You and I talked about it many times. I still think that the price is too high. I spent a lot of my time trying to find the point where everything went wrong. […]

[✍] [Psy+] Jess’ letter (1)


…to the place of which you spoke. At first there were two suns in the sky, but soon they were gone. The orbits of the planets… I watched them drifting apart, and no fate worked here (the laws of celestial mechanics didn’t either). Starlight… in this place everything disappears, turns […]

[✍] Soundhunters: “Zoolook Revisited”


There is currently a contest held on the soundhunters.tv website: “Zoolook Revisited” is a tribute album being produced to celebrate more than 30 years that have passed after the release of Jean-Michel Jarre’s “Zoolook” album. Six contest winners’ tracks will be included on the album along with the music of Daedelus, Luke Vibert, […]

[✍] Psychoactive II


I like to work with noises. I find that noises are the ideal tools for drawing veils. And, despite the fact that what I’m currently writing is not “Amber Sketches”, the Veil theme remains relevant.

[✍] Amber Sketches: the beginning (old skool)


The very first sketches, which later became part of the «Amber Sketches», were written in the second half of the 90s, when I studied at the Theremin Center (Moscow Conservatory). I attended Andrei Smirnov’s lectures on the history of electroacoustic music. The Theremin Center computer studio had the following equipment […]