On her third album Koan, Johanna Elina Sulkunen has launched a new solo project called Sonority. The project invites to a multilayered travel of sounds of a human voice mixed with electronics and touching on life’s big questions. The name of the album, Kōan means: a paradoxical anecdote or riddle without a solution, used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the inadequacy of logical reasoning and provokes enlightenment.
All the sounds on the album are based on vocal sounds and field recordings from Japanese Buddhist temples and manipulation of them– electronically.
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