SiJ is an ambient music project founded on March 27th 2011 by self-taught artist Vladislav Sikach from Sevastopol. His sound incorporates a variety of themes expressed in the dark and light colors. SiJ uses great number of instruments such as various guitars, drums and synthesizers as well as handmade mechanical or electromechanical sound devices.
Recently SiJ started to use field recordings made in various places from urban streets to abandoned military and industrial facilities. Another tools for creating SiJ’s soundscapes are VST-technologies, digital sound processing and CSound sound-synthesizing programming language.
Experimenting in other styles, he collaborated with Creation VI, RMSS Systems Inc., Sergey Gabbasov, Luís Antero, Particula, WMRI, Ptarkh, Astral & Shit among others. He performed at Crimea branch of II Ambient Music Fest and Finland Open-Air in 2014