Elena Stepanova (aka E. Lynn S., Etherstrings, Helga's Ephemeris, Argonika) is a recording musician, artist and composer from Moscow, Russia. Her educational background includes studying music composition and electroacoustic music at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 2011, she graduated from the SAE Insitute/Middlesex University (UK) with a master's degree in Creative Media Practice.
Elena is mainly focused on electronic and experimental music, free improvisation, indeterminate music, and sound art. She uses synthesizers of all kinds, including theremins, to create soundtracks, instrumental music, atmospheric vibes, mystery themes etc.
Among her 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), "Amber Sketches", "Dance With The Ghost" and more. The Runology CD was released in 2012 and is available on Amazon.com.
Check also Argonika section for the info about the project (early '00s). Genre: chill-out, trip hop, dance.
Besides music, Elena writes fiction books.
Some of Elena's recent projects, including SygmaLyrae.proj , came to fruition through work in her online collaboration studio, www.1000tracks.net.
© 1999-2020 Elena Stepanova