«Electronic Chamber Music»
Electronic Chamber Music is a Helsinki-based quartet with a unique touch to electro-acoustic live music. The band plays custom-made augmented instruments where electronic and acoustic sounds merge seamlessly. The ensemble’s distinct sound fuses electronics with wood, strings and bows. Electroacoustic composition meets with chamber music, deep grooves and free improvisation. Electronic Chamber Music’s debut album, presented here, is a kaleidoscope of sound, ranging from intimate string duos to huge, modular synthesizer-driven beats and soundscapes. There is an endless variation and detail in the sound, stemming from the fact that everything was recorded live is the studio. The album is a statement for a human touch in electronic music. Electronic Chamber Music consists of Alejandro Montes de Oca, who comes from the electroacoustic world, Aino Eerola, who plays the violin which sometimes sounds like an electric guitar or a percussion instrument, Otso Lahdeoja, who plays guitar, and Nathan Thompson, who comes from a background of world music.