Posts Tagged ‘Happy Elf’
“Beach Street” is a laidback, groovy electropop EP from one of the most curious artists of the underground electropop scene: Happy Elf. “Beach Street” is a mixture of easy listening pop made purely with analogue machines. Jeroen’s way of creating is smart, happy, free from schemes, …. and easy. Juno Six Sex? Purely magic. Download Beach Street here.
released 30 december 2010 1. Thinking About You 2. Roberto 3. Beach Street 4. Juno Six Sex 5. My Face 6. The End HAPPY ELF is a dutch independent recording artist. He makes his own kind of synthpop using analog synthesizers and drum computers. His music sounds like music from the 80ties of last century and brings back happy memories. HAPPY ELF does not use a computer but plays all his instruments himself. He started making music 30 years ago using the same synthesizers and drum computers, recording almost a track a week. HAPPY ELF also plays guitars and drums and performs [Read more...]
released 31 july 2006 1. Together 2. Down on the floor 3. Mistake 4. Nicht allein 5. Africa 6. Weiter 7. Wake up 8. Like a lovesong 9. Onbesli 10. My MySpace 11. Waves Another album filled with groovy elftunes. Again we can enjoy Happy Elf's analogue synthesizers, drumcomputer, guitars, bassguitars, vocals and samples. O.K. sometimes you believe this album was made in the eighties of last century, but what the heck.... those were (unlike the present) the days of musical voyages of discovery. There's even a song on this album dedicated to MySpace, where Happy Elf [Read more...]
released 2 march 2005 1. Jerusalem 2. Slowshowinoslo 3. We can work it out 4. Ulanbator 5. I love you (dubversion) 6. So blue 7. It's for you 8. But sometimes... 9. Perfect guy 10. Fly 11. Don't make love in Paris A new album by Happy Elf with eleven songs from the past. The songs create a wonderful world, full of sounds, melodies, electronic beats and confused lyrics. Happy Elf plays all instruments. The main instruments are the analogue synthesizers and drumcomputers. The music of Happy Elf is unique and unlike any existing style. Download options: download [Read more...]
released 26 june 2005 1. Alone 2. Turning around 3. You foxy lady 4. Can>t make it 5. My monkey bonus: Happy Elf video clips 01. Alone 02. Turning around 03. You foxy lady 04. Can>t make it 05. My monkey 06. Elftools On this brand new album you can listen to 5 new analogue, groovy, funny electropop songs. It's almost like a "back tot the past" trip listening to these tracks. Happy Elf knows exactly how to create the atmosphere of eighties popmusic, because he plays all instruments by hand and doesn't use a computer (o.k. a drumcomputer). The voice of Happy Elf [Read more...]
released 23 january 2005 1. Bingo in the country 2. I am falling 3. I love you 4. Bright normal deep Happy Elf is the name of multi instrumentalist Jeroen Elfferich’s soloproject. He has released 8 albums since 1999. Happy Elf’s main instruments are his 2 analogue synthesizers, the Roland Juno 6 and Yamaha CS10. But we also hear electric guitar, bassguitar and drum computers. A lot of the songs are instrumental but some have vocals. Because Elferich has no beautiful voice he tries out some effects and vocaltrics. The music of Happy Elf can be labeled as electro, but [Read more...]
released 26 april 2008 1. Pink baby 2. Pixie hat 3. Plane planet 4. Press five 5. Pop in Welcome to LOOSE YOUR HEAD, the new HAPPY ELF album. Five instrumental analog dance tracks to make you feel good. Each track has a distinctive minimalistic atmosphere. The beats are bare and simple, the sounds nice and dirty. So when you've had a bad day, wanna shake a leg, need some positive energy: listen to these tracks. Happiness guaranteed! MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/httpwwwmyspacecomhappyelf Download options: download complete album download cover art download cover [Read more...]
released 16 june 2009 1. Come Back 2. Sexmachine 3. Dream On 4. Love Life 5. Another Day More grooves, more lyrics and another guest vocalist: welcome to SEXMACHINE, a mini album filled with sounds of legendary synthesizers and dirty guitars. Willem van Dullemen, a famous blues guitarist/singer from Rotterdam joins Happy Elf’s hitmachine on two tracks. This album features songs about relations, sex and dreams. But don’t take it too seriously: it’s Happy Elf! Related YouTube clips: Sexmachine Spacy Tune Solina String Ensemble improvisation Roland Juno 6 and Yamaha [Read more...]
WM Recordings artist Happy Elf is a very busy man. He works as a music teacher, he performs in various bands, he records at least two Happy Elf albums every year and now he has found a new career as a musical balloon artist. His new act hasn't gone unnoticed. Happy Elf's Loop The Balloon will be present at two major festivals in the Netherlands: Lowlands (20-22 august) and Mysteryland (28 august). Later this year Loop The Balloon will also perform at the Live Looping Festival in Santa Cruz, USA. Check out Loop The Balloon on YouTube.