Emil's Solo Projects

Welcome to "Emil's Solo projects" page. On this page you can view and listen some of Emil's solo projects. Please note also that all tracks are specially prepared and optimized for web publication and are not at maximum quality and in the actual format and resolution used in the projects. For more details please use the Contact form.

All tracks (except described) are composed, performed, recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio".

Please respect the intellectual property. All contents on this page are licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0).

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Emil - Road Ahead 2018


Full of experimental scoring approaches this album is created with a very rich orchestral sound.


The soundtracks are balancing between a standard movie score and orchestral music as they are filed with more melodic content than a regular scores would include. The album also includes a interesting mixture of Bulgarian folklore .


All tracks are composed, performed and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio". The album is also mixed in 5.1 surround sound. To receive a copy of 5.1 DTS mix, please contact Emil.

Emil - On Time 2014


The 3 album tunes are based on a great fusion tracks created in mid 80s: Mitsuru Sakaue - Suplex Hold, Ice Wizz (DFreeSax) - insider, Chick Corea - Side Walk. The new main themes are composed on top of the rearranged original grooves.


All tracks are arranged, performed and produced by Emil Iliev for " Emil Studio ". The album is also mixed in 5.1 surround sound. To receive a copy of 5.1 DTS mix, please contact Emil.

Emil - Flickers 2013


This set of tracks is entirely created of non musical sounds (with the exception of the guitar) like electrical noises, pieces of metal, sound of thunderstorm, pure noise etc. which ware heavily altered to sound like musical instruments. The harmony structure of all tunes is entirely experimental. Some parts are influenced from Bulgarian folklore and other from movie soundtracks.


All tracks are composed, performed, recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio". The album is also mixed in 5.1 surround sound. To receive a copy of 5.1 DTS mix, please contact Emil.

Emil - Live Scenes  2010


This bundle of soundtracks is all about real live scenes. Each track is created using a different approach to scoring and recording with synthetic sounds. There's also experimenting with harmony's and melodies including some eastern music essence.


All tracks are composed, performed and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio". The album is also mixed in 5.1 surround sound. To receive a copy of 5.1 DTS mix, please contact Emil.


Emil - Sense of Motion  2009


This album is inspired by various movies.


All tunes are composed, performed and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio".


All tracks are also mixed in 5.1 surround sound. To receive a copy of 5.1 DTS mix, please contact Emil.

Emil - Basic  2006


This set of tunes explores the feel and attitude of the night club live and fashion shows, feeding up from the basic sexual desires and passion.


The tracks include alot of experimenting with sound design, loops and harmonic dissonance.


The album is composed, performed and produced by Emil Iliev for "Emil Studio".

Emil point A - Synthphony for Guitar and Digits in db major 2004


The music for this album was inspired by the senses and experiences on streets of the city of Sofia. This is my home city and after 10 years of traveling I returned and had the incredible experience of rediscovered it all over again.

The whole album took me all most 2 year to write and record which make it the longest solo project I worked on so far.


Special guest for the female voice improvisations is Milenita, male voices are recorded by Emil iliev as the rest of the instruments.

Emil - Vital Information  2002


Vital Information is initially made for experimental movie sound track. Later it's additionally rearranged and edited for the album release.


Original scoring is composed, performed and produced by Emil Iliev at "Emil Studio".


All the instruments and sound design are synthesized (incl. most of the guitars) using Roland GR50, Roland jv1010, EMU Proteus 2000 and Alesis DM5. All instruments are performed on guitar synth, except some percussion, programed on Sonar sequencer.

Emil - Rain from a Clear Sky 2000


This album is a mixture of styles and sound experimenting. All tracks are recorded on Roland VS 880 EX. The MIDI sequencing is done on Alesis MMT-8.


Composed, performed, recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Emil Iliev at "Emil Studio".

Emil - The Way it is 1998


Composed, performed, recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Emil Iliev at "Emil Studio". This album is all about experimenting with a different guitar sounds and playing techniques and is recorded entirely on Yamaha MT2X 4 track cassette recorder. Except drums and voices all other instruments and sounds in this album are recorded with electric and acoustic guitars.


For guitar sound processing are used: Digitech GSP 5 Guitar processor/preamp (heavily customized), Boss guitar pedals: OD-1, DS-1, CS-3 and OC-2 (used for all the bass parts). The acoustic guitar is recorded with a custom made fretless guitar with specially custom made from telephone handset microphone attached to the body of the instrument.


The voices are recorded through the acoustic guitar whole. Drums sound and programing is done on Alesis SR16.

Emil - 1993


Composed by Emil Iliev and Hristian Mihailov, performed, recorded, mixed, mastered and produced by Emil Iliev at "Emil Studio", except track 08 "Hope" recorded at National TV Chanel1 studio in Sofia, Bulgaria.


The album includes instrumental tracks written up to 1993. They are all recorded and mixed on Tascam porta-one 4 track cassette recorder.

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