Elsiane is the name of a musical duo composed of singer and songwriter Elsieanne Caplette and Stephane Sotto. Elsiane is a combination of both musicians' names and reflects the pair's collaborative approach to their artistic process. Their music is influenced by a wide range of styles that include jazz, classical, rock, and electronica. They started creating music together as Elsiane in 2000.
Elsieanne Caplette grew up in Peru. She initially studied classical music, and later began to play guitar and sing in bands in Peru before emigrating to Montreal in 1999 where she met Stephane Sotto. Sotto was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec and is a self-taught musician with a background in Art History.
On May 1, 2007 Elsiane released their debut album Hybrid in Canada. Hybrid was produced by David Kakon. It was released in the United States on August 5, 2008 through Nettwerk.
The Elsiane live band consists of Jeff Feldman on Bass and keyboards as well as Philippe Look on guitars and keyboards.
On April 10, 2012, Elsiane released their second album, Mechanics of Emotion Produced by Elsiane and mixed by Rob Heaney and Harris Shrper.
- Hybrid (Elsiane, Inc./Vega Music) - Canada
- Hybrid (Nettwerk) - United States
- Mechanics of Emotion (Laboratory Band Inc.)- Canada
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