Elusive Frames Ed Carlsen

Album info

Album-Release:
2017

HRA-Release:
19.09.2017

Label: Moderna Records

Genre: Electronic

Subgenre: Ambient

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  • 1Elation03:01
  • 2Spring03:41
  • 3Unfold02:51
  • 4Otto04:37
  • 5Kvaelden03:26
  • 6Frame IV02:05
  • 7Anew04:20
  • Total Runtime24:01

Info for Elusive Frames

We're here to trace a line from electronic sound designers to classical composers, connecting them through the realms of ambient and cinematic music.

Ed Carlsen, piano, guitar, synth, programming
Matias Emil Fyhn, cello
Sofia Kongsgaard Lang, viola
Nanna Treu, violin

Produced, recorded and mixed by Ed Carlsen
Mastered by Emil Thomsen at ET Mastering




Ed Carlsen
I'll tell you what, never in my life I thought I would be releasing my own music. Until 2015, when I was so amazed by the live shows of Steven Wilson and Nils Frahm and I realised that music was the way to go. I composed all songs over the summer 2015, inspired by the fairytale landscapes of Ravnholm Skov, in Denmark.

Music was my first and greatest passion; I started playing instruments when I was only 6 and I was into artists such as The Beatles and Eagles. I've been playing the guitar for almost 20 years, exploring many genres. I've learnt the technique by studying other artists and my life was mostly about playing in cover bands.

Recently, I started teaching myself how to play the piano; this time, instead of learning through the study of other artists, I decided to follow a different approach that led me to acquire the instrument technique by composing my own songs. At the same time, I have found an interest in sound design and the creation of diegetic sounds, by listening to real life objects and understanding how they might fit into a musical composition.

I see music as an inspiring form of art, where the beauty of the imperfections and spontaneity of a performance meet the perfection of a thoroughly planned production. This is why, in 'The Journey Tapes', you will hear electronic sounds and orchestral arrangements, mixed with the cracking of the mechanical components of the piano and whatever goes on in the room during the recording.

This album contains no booklet.

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