A blend of electronica beats, shoegaze fuzz, and interludes of ambience Elika offers insightful lyrics coupled with strong rhythms. Elika’s calming vocals feel like the warmth of a favorite shall comforting you amidst the restless stirrings of the day’s commotion.
This Brooklyn DIY duo is Evagelia Maravelias (vocals, synths, drums, illustration) and Brian Wenckebach (guitar, bass, synths, production). They recorded, mixed, and self-produced their second full length album, ‘Snuggle Bunnies,’ released in late 2010. Elika has opened for their friends Ulrich Schnauss at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC and Asobi Seksu at The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Their multi-genre musings have been well received by audiences in the USA as well as the Canada, the UK, and Peru. Eva and Brian spoke to Resonance about genre trends, album symmetry, and the art of naming albums.