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silent lightning kiss & fire and ice- the new singles out now

"...AN ORCHESTRA UNTO ITSELF.." -BSIDES.TV

SCROLL TO WATCH OFFICIAL VIDEOS FOR SILENT LIGHTNING KISS, SLOW MOTION PIROUETTE AND IRIDESCENT PRISM 

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Photoraphy by Kara Nixon

Photoraphy by Kara Nixon

 
Photo by Michele Farbman

Photo by Michele Farbman

Ambient guitarist Nico Wyland, aka FerrariLover, has always perceived music as a multi-dimensional art form. “I think of song like I do abstract painting” asserts Wyland, who has made a career out of combining her striking visual art with her mini symphonic worlds. “I feel Modern music can be a contemporary art form.” 

 

As a child, she remembers putting on her headphones and disappearing into the music of David Bowie and Love and Rockets, and later in college, Air, Cocteau Twins, Spiritualized, and the London Suede for hours at a time. Today her disparate influences also range from ambient, Hindu kirtan, dance, Arabian, and Turkish music to classical to Brazilian jazz as well. “I’ve known that I was destined to be a guitarist since I was five years old, watching MTV in the 80’s” Wyland reflects. While her obsession with pedals and effects was born from her early love of rock music, as she matured these tools allowed her to express deeper parts of her inner psyche/sanctuary. “Music is an escape, a vacation from distractions— a meditation,” she says.  These otherworldly constructs became the framework around which her lush, cinematic improvisations were created, falling somewhere between PJ Harvey and Philip Glass.

 

Her sound installations have been shown internationally in contemporary exhibition spaces, Huset Gallery and The Academy of Film and the Arts in Gent, Belgium, and as part of an online sound exhibition curated by GGeorge Arts London. Wyland’s debut album, Seventh Sky, was created as a soundscape to ‘cosmically’ tune up the listener. It’s hypnotic guitar-driven pulsations are complimented by unexpected flashes of beauty and deep, ambient swells but perhaps the most astonishing thing about the music is that most of the songs were recorded in one improvised take in the span of a few days. 

 ॐ नमः शिवाय  

 

 

 

artist Statement

‘All my life, music has been my place of solace, joy, (self-)reflection, bliss, contemplation, meditation, my muse, creating a soundtrack for all of my experiences. As a kid, I would put on my headphones and disappear into the sound. When I became a musician, the space of inner silence, from which all my art and focus has emerged, became more intense, and I realized that silence— the framework around which notes are constructed— is the most critical element in music.  It is this literal and internal silent  sanctuary, this quietness of sound mysteriously and magically present in music, which fascinates me.’

 

 

 

 
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Seventh Sky

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OUT FEB 15: THE FIRST SINGLE FROM THE FOLLOW UP ALBUM—SILENT LIGHTNING KISS

the new ferrarilover album is finished and set for summer release. 

 

on set at the shoot for a video for a song from the new album on the dry lake bed outside las vegas.

On set with director Tai Howard and photographer Lorenzo Savignano. Video this summer.

On set with director Tai Howard and photographer Lorenzo Savignano. Video this summer.

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Future Self, digital manipulation ©2016

Future Self, digital manipulation ©2016

Exotica 1,  acrylic, ink, paper, gel medium on canvas. ©2019

Exotica 1, acrylic, ink, paper, gel medium on canvas. ©2019

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Exotica 2, digital manipulation ©2019

Secret Power , oil, acrylic, ink on canvas, ©2016.

Secret Power, oil, acrylic, ink on canvas, ©2016.

 

 

"...An orchestra unto itself." -bsides.tv

"study music for other-worldly discovery...truly genre-defying... leaves the listener speechless, mesmerized..." -Audifact

"conjures up the vastness and indeterminable nature of the universe through the use of... effects that stretch the boundaries of what is known as guitar-based sound." -Indie music review

 

Ferrarilover at NAMM 2017.  Nico attended winter namm this year and did a lot of exploring of new effects. More sonic textures are on the horizon.

 

OUT NOW SCROLL TO WATCH

SLOW MOTION PIROUETTE OFFICIAL VIDEO BY MICHELE FARBMAN FEATURING ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY FERRARILOVER.

IRIDESCENT PRISM OFFICIAL VIDEO BY DAN WATT FEATURING STUNNING TIME-LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE NIGHT SKY.  

Official Videos for Slow Motion Pirouette and Iridescent Prism Below.

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Photography by Kara Nixon

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Photo by Michele Farbman

RyanAir to Brussels , oil, ink, acrylic, ©2016.

RyanAir to Brussels, oil, ink, acrylic, ©2016.

Exotic & Pristine , acrylic, ink, nailpolish and paper on canvas ©2017

Exotic & Pristine, acrylic, ink, nailpolish and paper on canvas ©2017

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Mastering at Capricorn Studios.

Mastering at Capricorn Studios.

Gallery Firework , ©2017

Gallery Firework, ©2017

 

 

 

 

Ferrarilover

 

Otherworldly guitar magic.  

 

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NEW VISUAL WORKS - EDITION CANVAS PRINTS, FACE MOUNT ACRYLIC, AND DYE SUB ON METAL ARE AVAILABLE. CONTACT NICO@NICOWYLAND.COM FOR INFORMATION.

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