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Sylvi Alli


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Sylvi Ali has an eerie operatic voice that reminds one of Lisa Gerrard in swoops and depths. Her music is a dark and personal mixture of operatic arias, neo folk songs, and gothic ballads.
Classically trained in piano, Sylvi began experimenting with ambient/industrial electronic music in the late ‘80’s. In the mid “90’s she began to focus on vocals and more structured song writing. Sylvi has composed soundtracks for dance, theatre and cinema, providing music and soundtracks for the films & theatre pieces of Finnish artist Antero Alli. Her music CDs include “Too Near the Ghosts”, “Dream of the Blue Moth”, “Under a Shipwrecked Moon” and “A Hundred Birds”.

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  • sylviinae

    A new CD out on Projekt this month - collaboration between Sylvi Alli & Alio Die...

    15 Jan 2014 Reply
  • Censeo

    Discovered this artist just now. Damn wonderful!

    3 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    Oh god, it's too sad - but I think "Vessel" is her weakest album to date, unfortunately. I really would like to say the opposite, but I can't. "Too Near the Ghosts" is still her best work and one of the most beautiful records I've ever heard.

    14 Sep 2010 Reply
  • sylviinae

    VESSEL is now available for purchase!

    18 Jun 2010 Reply
  • sirensongs

    I'm so excited about Vessel!

    30 May 2010 Reply
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    12 Mar 2010 Reply
  • amoebapudding

    I just heard her a minute ago and I'm already trying to get my hands on all her music. It's absolutely gorgeous!

    7 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Krirys

    I'm under spell of her voice. I've listened to "Dream of The Blue Moth" ...and I'm totally enchanted by the enigmatic and mystic feelings which flow from her songs. I'm surprised she isn't more recognizable, the beauty of her Art deserves even more.

    13 Jan 2009 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    Oh god, I'm obsessed again, her work is so unbelievably beautiful! My heart can't decide whether I should die of grief or happiness when I listen to "Delarose"...

    30 Jun 2008 Reply
  • undrentide72

    ill say it again - this woman is vastly underrated and unheard

    20 Jun 2008 Reply
  • undrentide72

    ..and that was the track Madness, and i now see why!

    14 Mar 2008 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    Ah, yes - the play count... I listened to her about 550 times within the last two weeks, so that may be one reason...

    12 Mar 2008 Reply
  • Iridescence

    oooh...very nice!

    11 Mar 2008 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    OH, A Hundred Birds! Yes yes, more - I need MORE! My goodness, I can't imagine how to live without her, now that I was presented with this just too precious gem. Thank you so much again, dear.

    3 Mar 2008 Reply
  • undrentide72

    you have 100 birds to listen to yet, and another soundtrack album :)

    1 Mar 2008 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    MY god, I'm in love. This phantastic singer got me totally off guard again. Every time I listen to her I think I never will be able to listen to something else...

    1 Mar 2008 Reply
  • Epitymbidia

    Just a.b.s.o.l.u.t.e.l.y WONDERFUL. A great artist!

    29 Feb 2008 Reply
  • undrentide72

    As usual you are right Craig, what a beautiful album. Fans of Lisa Gerrard et al need this album in their lives

    3 Nov 2007 Reply
  • ethereal_lad

    New album, A Hundred Birds, is now out and available at the artist's website. Sound samples on Myspace are hypnotic and beautiful!

    26 Jun 2007 Reply
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