Elijah Knutsen  

Elijah Knutsen is an ambient and experimental producer based in Portland, Oregon.

Having begun his musical journey in 2017 with his post-rock project Blårød, Elijah has since moved into the realm of Ambient and New Age. He started his record label Memory Color, in early 2020 as a vehicle for releasing his work in the U.S and Japan. Elijah is inspired by artists like Hiroshi Yoshimura, Tetsu Inoue, and Harold Budd.


Releases by Elijah Knutsen on Zenapolæ

Release date: 24.08.2022

a crystalline ambience

01 Burn Away 06:29
02 Lonely Aomori 10:33
03 Seikan Undersea Tunnel 08:34
04 Dreamless 05:01
05 All I Wish Is Gone Away 10:08
06 Arctic Dreams 05:17
07 Kabushima Shrine Sound 03:35
08 Maybe Someday 05:52

Produced, mixed & recorded by Elijah Knutsen at his home studio in Portland.

Sounds sourced from Freesound:

Full Downloads

zen255.zip (complete album with artwork)

Copyright (c) 2022 by Elijah Knutsen
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Release date: 05.02.2021

a soothing translucent ambience

01 Wonder How 10:52
02 Pink Dream 2:59
03 Wander 3:52
04 Somewhere Knows 5:20

Pink Dream is the third album released by Portland based ambient producer Elijah Knutsen under his new-age imprint Memory Color. The album is an exploration into the ambient side of cemented genres such as Shoegaze and Dream-Pop. Inspired by artists and groups like Harold Budd, My Bloody Valentine, and Cocteau Twins, Pink Dream consists of four translucent soundscapes, washed in reverb and tremolo-like modulation, and melded with subtle field recordings.

Elijah Knutsen: Keyboard, Effects, Guitar.

Full Downloads

zen224.zip (complete album with artwork)

Copyright (c) 2021 by Elijah Knutsen
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
Cover photography by Okimo


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