Elena Stepanova (aka Elena Sethani, Etherstrings, Helga's Ephemeris, Argonika) is a recording musician, artist and composer from Moscow, Russia. Her background includes studying music composition and electroacoustic music at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Elena is mainly focused on electronic and experimental music. 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.
Elena also writes fiction books.
Current musical projects: info in English and Russian — www.1000tracks.net.
© 1999-2020 Elena Stepanova