Digital Lovers

by Eilien

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    Typography & tape design layout by Matej Vojtuš
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1.
U 02:17
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FEELS2 03:29
how would you feel how would you feel in my dreams how would you feel how would you feel me how could you feel how could you feel in my dreams how could you feel how could you feel inside of me standing where i was standing yesterday before the dawn yesterday before the dawn how could you be where i was standing yesterday how could you feel what was coming after me how would you feel how could it be how would you feel how would you feel
3.
leeF 01:41
4.
Blue Skies 04:57
we go dancing dancing softly through the night through the forest waking up the morning light in disguise there is no fight in disguise there is no fight oh let the sun still wait please let the sun still wait we go walking we go walking through the night through the blue skies through the blue skies of the night wait for me my love wait for me my love wait for me my love wait for me my love we are lying lying gently on the sides let me guide you let me guide you through the night oh let the sun still wait please let the sun still wait wait for me my love wait for me my love wait for me my love wait for me my love
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10 cm of Ice 05:10
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i was you
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Dawned 03:18
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SMS 04:28 video
10.
Us 04:25
when i was younger i really cared how would you see me quite aware when i am my age i do not care i wanna please me with your hair my little lover don’t be afraid i wanna please you as much as i dare my little beauty feel how i care i wanna love you without fear juuuhuuuu silently close to you juuhuuuu walls will not hide juuuhuuu silently close to you juuuhuuuu walls will not hide

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"Finnish singer-songwriter and producer Eilien blends sleek, futuristic ambient with timeless folk and pop for a truly out-of-this-world LP." (Bandcamp Daily)

"Digital Lovers is a 10-track trip through glowing ambience, mesmerising dream pop, musique concrète and deconstructed trance." (DJ Mag)

"Eilien weaves a web of entrancing harmonies and deep frequencies, along with the angelic musicality of their voice, aligning the album somewhere on a 5th-dimension parallel with early electronic pioneers, with smatterings of folk songwriting influence dotted into the futuristic ambient production." (Inverted Audio)

"It feels intimately connected to that imagined space [Cyberpunk Pioneer Bruce] Sterling described, an attempt to chart the network’s emotional coordinates and possibilities." (the Quietus)

"Digital Lovers dovetails pop and ambient music, creating a contemplative listening experience which bursts with the rich quality of its materials, the flow of its fluid structure, and its delicate aesthetics." (Ma3azef)

DIGITAL LOVERS (GEN045) by EILIEN is a captivating and perplexing articulation, dreamlike and intimate throughout yet uncompromising and enveloping in its realization. Entranced voices appear doubled, shifted, they take on a shimmering, cool quality. Through careful sparse arrangements, living, breathing, discrete music environments result, constructed using ruminating trance plucks; huge drifting synth washes and gliding, metallic pads. Incidental concrète material, crisp bass pulses and uncanny sound objects remind the listener of the digital root and conception of this music, in which stripped down computer music traces come to life as an animated whole.

// Ellen Virman/Eilien (they/them) about the album
"Emotional audio synthesis ~ SuperCollider pop music ~ Digital daydreaming.
The music on Digital Lovers is a special mixture of self-coded synthetic sounds and timeless pop-music. It refers to existing genres and phenomena, but defies any specific category creating a strong style of its own.
My main sound producing tool is SuperCollider, a text-based audio coding platform. I’ve coded my own sounds, instruments and structures with the means of audio synthesis, sample manipulation and input signal modification. The thematic sphere floats between digital and organic. Synthetic walls of sound are mirrored to the mediations of the “natural” world, in the shape of field recordings, acoustic instruments and my voice. Love is searching it’s place in this spectre of digital and organic reality: excitement of future love, grief over fading love, love’s force for creation and transformative power of love.”

// Ellen Virman's bio
Ellen Virman makes music with alias Eilien and works as a light and sound designer within performing arts. They are interested in the intersection of emotions and technology. Their work often combines documentary approach with personal narratives. Within Eilien project Ellen wants to challenge possibilities of creating sound and embrace the process of unknown discoveries. Ellen lives in Helsinki, Finland, and is currently studying Sound Design in the University of Arts Helsinki.

// Eero Pulkkinen's bio
Eero Pulkkinen is a sound artist and composer currently working between Eura and Helsinki. Lately they have specialised in contemporary performance and site-specific works, concerts and radiophonic works.
Their work is influenced on the tradition of 'concrete music' and orientation towards the characteristics of physical terrain, where digital audio events pretend acoustic, as amend to contemporary view of our virtual landscape and surroundings.
Programming composition often thrives to be freed from bodily, physical nature, inevitably it being impossible. Often the power is given to specified themes; errors, presage, luck, superstition and failure.
Their works have been presented widely both in Finland and abroad. Currently they are composing under the alias W and being active in groups Running, New Sincerity, Breakup, and W.

// Lenka Glisníková's bio
Lenka Glisníková is a Czech artist who works on the intersection of photography and sculpture. Often combining various crafts with digital manipulation and post production resulting in sequences of actions in the processual body of work. Her work seems to be fascinated by the confrontation of minor physicalities - such as fingerprints - and immense size - for example the Internet. Glisníková expands this medium to create installations, where she questions the results of contemporary changes to human lifestyles that occur due to non-regulated technological progress.

credits

released May 9, 2021

Composed and performed by Ellen Virman
www.eilieneilien.com
soundcloud.com/eilieneilien

Co-produced by Eero Pulkkinen
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soundcloud.com/susiovet

Artwork by Lenka Glisníková
www.instagram.com/lenkaglisnikova/

Typography & tape design layout by Matej Vojtuš
www.matejvojtus.com

Mastered by Roland Nagy
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