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Elly Kellner

ABOUT ME

Creative and receptive singer-songwriter. I play a 4-string guitar in a alternative tuning sometimes offering a dissonant siren but more often the gentle, warm whisper in your ear.

*1st round of the Beyond Music project* I had the pleasure to work with Larry Klein and meet so many wonderful musicians! In the past I worked with Iain Matthews; Matthews Southern Comfort (UK) and Shannon Lyon (CAN).

I am a mezzo-soprano, most comfortable in the F3-B5 range. Specialities: melancholy songs with warm harmonies, sharp timing or laid back jazzy, I like to think Out of the Box, so feel free to try me. I offer the 'Elly Kellner Sauce´; I tune in, create, write and deliver vocals from my heart with feeling. Lyrically I try to go beyond existing taboo, into the core of my inner world, with the firm belief that there must be others who'll recognize the mutual experience and feel less alone as a result. I am selftaught with everything I do on this planet. I don´t read notes but eat cashews ♥
  • Authenticity
  • Curiosity
  • Fun
  • Growth
  • Honesty
  • Humor
  • Kindness
  • Learning
  • Listening
  • Love
  • Openness

Cultural background

  • Belgium
  • Netherlands

PROJECT MUSIC

4:25
Not perfectly round. (Her voice/part two)
Elly: As I listened to Sasha's original instrumental track, it felt quite organic to me and I immediately heard a melody and words emerging as if it was earth itself speaking to me, like a mother. A mother that is sometimes taken for granted, ignored. But even if she feels unloved at times our mother earth is still here supporting us, sustaining life for all living things. Regardless of how we treat her she will continue doing so until the end of time, like a mother would.
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0 votes
  • Ambient
  • Electronic
  • Fusion
  • Indie Pop
  • Singer
  • Synthesizer
  • Drum machine
  • Sampler
  • Israel
  • Netherlands
  • Russian Federation
4:18
How I felt
In many religions and philosophies one soul is equal whole world. And if we going down to what is the essence of being human - it’s probably will be our emotions - that what makes us who we are. So… When it comes to emotions - it’s about feelings. … and when it’s about feelings - it’s about love. And there is no size of love: it’s always big from the perspective of the one who experiencing it… And this will be always the song that will represent us all, as humanity , and as Earthians .
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0 votes
  • Electronic
  • Pop
  • Singer
  • Synthesizer
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Sampler
  • Cameroon
  • Israel
  • Netherlands
  • Russian Federation
3:33
Your Heart Beats With Mine
I felt an instant connection when I began chatting with Elly. I sent her a melody idea and some chorus lyrics. She wrote the verses and added guitar to the track. This song is special because it is encouraging. It tells us that even though we're different, our hearts beat alike. When we accept those differences, we can reach our full potential, we can "rise and touch the stars."
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204 votes
PUBLIC AWARD WINNER
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CREATIVITY AWARD WINNER
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WINNER OF THE PROJECT
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  • Easy Listening
  • Indie Pop
  • Background vocals
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Piano
  • Guitar
  • Netherlands
  • United States of America
3:24
We Are One
Rona wrote and sang the lyrics to this song like a mantra with a great sense of spirit. With the singing bowls and backing vocals by Heidi and Elly the three created an embracing and warm sacred space of union, love and acceptance. In this day we want to dedicate this song to whom ever lost their loved ones. We Are One and forever united in eternity.
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185 votes
  • Alternative
  • Ambient
  • New Age
  • Religious / Spiritual
  • Ritual
  • World
  • Background vocals
  • Chanting
  • Choir
  • Mezzo-soprano
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Vocal ensemble
  • Guitar
  • Ud / Oud
  • Singing bowl / Rin gong
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Netherlands
3:11
Use your hands
Our hands and hearts created this song. Use your hands is a gentle meditation to remind ourselves of the power we hold to do the beautiful small things as well as the incredible majestic things and be thankful for what is already there. ♥ Mixed by Lukas Gasser ♥ hand NOUN – plural noun: hands: 1. the end part of a person's arm beyond the wrist, including the palm, fingers, and thumb. VERB – 3rd person present: hands: 2. pick (something) up and give it to (someone). Synonyms: pass, give, reach, let someone have. 3. hold the hand of (someone) in order to guide them in a specified direction. Synonyms: assist, help, aid, give someone a hand, give someone a helping hand, give someone assistance; guide, convey, conduct, lead.
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82 votes
  • Alternative
  • Country
  • Background vocals
  • Mezzo-soprano
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Whistling / Humming
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Bariton Guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Slide Guitar
  • Drum set
  • Madagascar
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
3:26
Breathe & Be
Rona: Elly contacted me on the network and I fell in love with her voice and vibe. Once she recorded her vocal track and guitar on the beat it was really easy to add my part, she framed the song so well with her music and lyrics. The beat is on the Downtempo darker electronic side and incorporates a lot of effects used in different ways and on various sounds to create an enchanting atmosphere. For me it's usually all about the drums and rhythm and the unexpected textures I can create with them. I like that the song is so full of hope but the beat is mysterious, like life; It’s a deranged perfect pop song ;) Elly: Rona created a mystique soundscape that tickled my imagination and the lyrics and guitar part came to me smoothly. Lyrically for me it's all about knowing that, after all, we are all part of the same tribe and we all just need connection and to be heard and seen. Reut Yehudai: Additional Vocals.
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121 votes
  • Alternative
  • Electronic
  • Improvisational
  • Indie Pop
  • Vocal
  • Background vocals
  • Mezzo-soprano
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Sampler
  • Israel
  • Netherlands
3:08
Mountains of Men - Elly Kellner and Sandro Friedrich
Elly: When I heard Sandro's music on his profile I immediately could hear these beautiful sounds on this song. I was delighted that Sandro wanted to add his Bansuri flute to it. If we got the chance to re-record this we would make the song longer with more instrumental space for the Bansuri melodies.
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22 votes
  • Alternative
  • Easy Listening
  • Background vocals
  • Mezzo-soprano
  • Singer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
  • Switzerland
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