I create music and sound art with acoustic and electronic instruments, mainly cupolas, samplers and synthesizers.
I conceive music as communication that originates from the deeper layers of our humanity. Music can reach beyond words, beyond the ego, even beyond emotions, and bring us closer to ourselves as well as others. It can give focus and clarity to our thoughts and enlighten our experience of being. Yet, music is often overlooked as mere sonic decoration or just something that masks the uncomfortable silences.
From the sweatiest of raves to the most meditative temples, music can open us up for deeper experiences, which I believe is absolutely essential, if we want to find the best in ourselves.
Yesterday I saw a quote from Tove Jansson in my social media feed. It was a short and frankly a quite forgettable quote that would be easy to pass without even noticing it but for some reason it resonated strongly with me in all of its simplicity and optimism. The last couple of years I’ve … Read More
“Why are people doing it?” asks percussionist Ken Hyder, raising his voice above the early evening burble of the south London pub. “It’s a question that I think should be asked of all musicians: ‘Why the fuck are you doing what you’re doing? What’s important to you?’ For me, it’s not the notes that are … Read More
Music for Productions
2020 Krono - Valon kaiku (music for installation at Öljysäiliö 468)
2020 The Mind (a dance performance by Off/Balance)
2019 Laika, Lada, Marx ja mä (a TV miniseries by Harri Alanne)
2019 Rojumonologeja (radio series by Tuula Rajavaara)
2018 Metatitanic (a film by Hannaleena Hauru)
2017 Thick Lashes Of Lauri Mäntyvaara (a film by Hannaleena Hauru)
2017 Olen jossain (a TV documentary by Tuula Rajavaara)
2016 Olen jossain (a radio documentary by Tuula Rajavaara)
2015 Mercy All The Way (a short film by Hannaleena Hauru)
2013 Santra And The Talking Trees (a film by Mia Tervo)
2012 For Those Who Have Time (a dance performance by Maija Hirvanen)
2011 Our Social Democratic Bodies (a dance performance by Maija Hirvanen)
2011 Trees and Such (a short film by Markus Lehmusruusu)
2010 Under A Burning City (a short film and an installation by Riikka Kuoppala)
2009 Whispering In A Friend’s Mouth (a short film by Hannaleena Hauru)
Rinneradio, David John Sheppard, Snow Palms, Felix Zenger, David Kuckhermann, Marko Nyberg (Husky Rescue), Max Oravin, Ilkka Heinonen, Aleksi Ranta, Salla Hakkola, Laivue
If you would like to hear my work in your production, book me for a gig or just say hi, send me a message! I am available for workshops, teaching, consultation, concept design etc.
Send me email at firstname.lastname@example.org