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Faces of 2020: who are the Elektramusic talents?

Elektramusic label was founded during French lockdown in March 2020. Started from nothing, we're particularly proud to show you in one post a part of the faces of our artists team, welcomed last year! Of course, you can discover their musical creations and contemporary album online, on our website or on all streaming platforms. Since 2021 began, we welcomed new talents such as the ESSE duo and we tell you one thing: we won't stop there 😉 ÉMILIE FORTINGIUSEPPE GAMMINOEMMANUEL MIEVILLEBELINDA KUNZYUI SAKAGOSHIFINBARR DILLONDUO DUBOISDAMIAN GORANDIHEIDI HÖRSTURZJORGE SAD LEVIGHENADIE ROTARISHAN-SHIH CHANGSYLVIA HINTZPAOLO PASTORINOLUCA FORCUCCIRAPHAËL LANGUILLATALLKÜNOIRABC TRIOCHATORI SHIMIZUGONZALO BIFFARELLATERESA DOBLINGER Gustavo Chab Distractfold ...

Eda Er & Simon Sieger: when music comes before words

Soon after having met and decided that working together was almost as obvious as if it had been predestined, fate decided otherwise and the pandemic struck worldwide. Being isolated each in their country (France for Simon Sieger and Turkey for Eda Er), their only option was to make music together but separated by distance. The context shaped their project as much as their will. The songs became symbols of their state of mind at the time of the playing, each improvising off of the improvised track of the other. It became a correspondence of emotions sent through sound, speaking the words that live within words, which cannot be spoken with our mouths....

News from… Finbarr Dillon!

Who are our artists' label? How did they discover contemporary music and do they have mentors? Let's learn more about them! Little talk with Finbarr Dillon today. Where do you come from? County Clare, Ireland. Do you remind you how your beginnings in music were? I started my musical life as a drummer, from where I just seemed to evolve into electronic music from there I just got interested in contemporary music. Can you tell us when and how you discovered contemporary music and started to play it? Listening to the radio, in my teenage years specificly John Peel, who opened my eyes whole new sonic world. Do you have musical mentors? Rimbaud, Alva Noto (Carsten Nicolai), the german bands...

News from… Giuseppe Gammino!

Who are our artists' label? How did they discover contemporary music and do they have mentors? Let's learn more from them! It's Giuseppe Gammino's turn. Where do you come from? I am an Italian composer. Do you remind you how your beginnings in music were? My first piece performed in public was "Quasi un divertimento", for flute and violoin, written in 2012 (when I was still a student) and performed in 2013. The piece was written to participate in a composition competition; on that occasion I did not win, but the piece arrived among the six finalists performed in a public concert. The first project I participated in, however, again in 2013, was in collaboration with...

Nicolas Rodriguez: new online video!

Thursday the 12th of November 2020 we posted on Elektra's Facebook and Youtube account a video of the piece "Rogativa para cada luna”, composed by Nicólás Rodríguez and performed by Allkünoir duo, made up of the flutist Andrea Escobar and the pianist Daniela Campisi. Discover all about the work and video itself here! During the last years, I have composed several electroacoustic, instrumental and mixed works. Each work offers me a challenge, and I try to have clarity and sensitivity to face it. The last musical project with the Duo Allkünoir, started as a sound exploration and the musical ideas simply appeared.Nicólás Rodríguez Can you introduce yourself? My name is Nicolas Emiliano Rodriguez, I’m from...

Allkünoir duo : the attentive listening

The Argentina based duo made by the pianist Daniela Campisi and the flutist Andrea Escobar tell us more about "Allkünoir". More than a simple musical ensemble, a real politic and cultural meaning! How did you meet each other and when did you decide to form a duo? Andrea: We met at a concert that Daniela was organizing, and in which I played a piece by Jorge Sad. We both have very similar interests regarding contemporary music. Everything was given for us to engage in a project that would bring together the view that we both have on music and the role of interpretation in contemporary languages. That was how we started to convene Argentinian...

News from… Sylvia Hinz !

Who are our artists' label? How did they discover contemporary music and do they have mentors? Let's learn more from them! It's Sylvia Hinz' turn.(Discover Windserie here!) Where do you come from? Berlin, Germany. I grew up in the countryside in Lower Saxony, which strongly shaped my ideas of sound regarding natural forces of wind and water. After moving to Berlin, those sounds were mixed with urban strains and industrial components. Do you remind you how your beginnings in music were? Typical for classical trained musicians, I started playing my instrument (recorder) as a child. The first teacher and lessons were enough to raise my curiosity, and in the second year, with a different teacher, I...

News from… Paolo Pastorino !

Who are our artists' label? How did they discover contemporary music and do they have mentors? Let's learn more from them! We start with Paolo Pastorino. Where do you come from Paolo? I am from Sassari, a small city in Sardinia (Italy). Do you remind you how your beginnings in music were? (first project, first concert, first album…) I started playing guitar when I was eight. I played rock and metal until I was 26.My first album was “Clouds of anger”, genre metal, it was recorder with my first band “No mercy”. Have you musical mentor? I really appreciate Curtis Roads' music, my music I very different from his music but I find it very interesting because its...