Sometimes, to start completely redesigning the website, I need just a trifle – for example, to find an old, long-forgotten picture in my archives. I did find it, got inspired, and for this reason www.etherstrings.ru now does not even closely resemble what it was just a week ago. The old […]
Category Archives: Helga’s Ephemeris
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 […]
The “word cloud” generated today on FB, perfectly sums up 2015 for me — this is how my year passed. I really like such text games. 🙂
…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. […]
…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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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