Tulpa | Dusha (NL)
Tulpa | Dusha are two audio projects, created by Anna Martinova, original from Baltic shores. Tulpa audio stories are night dance oriented psychedelic techno improvisations. Dusha is the music, composed and sung by the girl.
Both projects are played live with modular synthesis system and additional instruments.
Anna Martinova is dutch resident, Latvia born electronic music composer. Martinova DJs dark progressive and dark psychedelic trance for about 20 years and actively produces music since 2012. Under Dusha name she released: Dusha - The Night Guard,Dusha - White Dreams, Dusha - We go Inside, Dusha - Live album, Dusha - Modular Moon Live album, Dusha - Silver River EP, Dusha II Full Album and Dusha - Genuine on Ovnimoon Records (USA). Dusha - Dissolution of Ego released on Detroit Underground (USA). Tulpa - No Overlords, and Tulpa minimal improvisations (Tulpa - Raw) coming on Detroit Underground (USA) release 2020.
Anna is Kyma Pacarana community member and released 2 Sample banks she created in Pacarana: Kyma Inspirations Era 1 and 2.
With both projects Martinova performs in clubs and venues all over the world, toured to Mexico, Japan, performed also in far distant Chill Out Planet Festival (Russia), Parvati Peaking Festival (India), Modem Festival (Croatia), Drops Festival (Slovenia), Solstice Festival (The Netherlands). Personal record of Martinova so far is 8 hours DJ set and 4 hours through live Modular improvisation.
Martinova met modular synthesis when she started to perform Tulpa | Dusha live, and completely switched to recording and performing Live with her personal system in 2017. In a year after meeting Modular, Martinova established Modular Moon | Modular Synthesis School initiative, that functions as synthesis school and a platform for Sonic exploration in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The project is supported by modular community, organizes lead manufacturers and icons of modular workshops and performances, runs synthesis school curriculum and promotes sound synthesis, has on board systems, unique audio design program and a DIY lab.
Anna is a co-author of Modular Sound Synthesis On The Moon, the book.
Modular Moon | Modular Synthesis School: www.modularmoon.com