EugeneKha is back once again at Ethereal Live for his second release with the net label. Hailing from Moscow, Russia, EugeneKha is a musician, poet, photographer, and artist of
epic proportions. EugeneKha, aka Evgenij Kharitonov, is also the author of numerous literary publications and books, and works in journalism.
For "Green Quest Live", Evgenij performed live at White Art Studio, 15 October 2011. This album is a live companion to his studio recorded album, "Green Quest" at Earth Mantra. Here we have EugeneKha interpreting those songs in a beautiful long form sonic journey that clocks in at 44 minutes.
EugeneKha takes us in many directions on "Green Quest Live", but maintains the cohesiveness and flow throughout the entire set. Heavy use of synthesizers from both hardware and software, field recordings, sampler, and a drum machine were used in the set. Evgenij's instrument list includes Roland JV 1080,Kawai K1m, Alesis Micron, Korg Kaossilator Pro, Akai MPC500, Korg Legacy Collection, Toxic III, Absynth 4, Boss DR-202, Roland A-500S, Alesis Q25, Korg NanoKONTROL, and Ableton Live 7.0
Many genres and influences on "Green Quest Live" with light ambient and new age being quite dominant in influences, as space and experimental sounds lie on the periphery. The album has an airy vibe throughout which is quite refreshing with a nice balance of harmony, melody, and rhythms not always heard in ambient music. Evgenij is a unique musician and composer and we think you will be quite pleased with what he has offered up with "Green Quest Live".
Music created, arranged, performed and recording by Evgenij V. Kharitonov (EugeneKha)
Photography by Evgenij V. Kharitonov, August 2011
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