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Crossing borders with a new album and live shows

Saxophonist Timo Lassy and trumpeteer Jukka Eskola fulfilled their long-standing dream by recording their joint album Nordic Stew in New Orleans together with local jazz virtuosos, such as Herlin Riley, David Torkanowsky and Roland Guerin. The effort will be out in February 2024 and to be enjoyed live on stage along with the featuring NOLA stars during spring! Timo Lassy's Facebook page » Jukka Eskola's official website »

Laurell & Sun Dog duo receiving praise

The new duo Laurell & Sun Dog of Dalindèo's frontman Valtteri Laurell Pöyhönen and drummer Eeti Nieminen (from Mopo) has been charming both critics and listeners with their debut album Mingling with... released on October 27, 2023. Full five stars already on the Finnish music portal Listen/buy album on Bandcamp »

Mama Longhorn's fourth effort out in January!

"The rhythm tank of Pori" takes their inspiring psychedelic sound to a deeper and even more interesting level on their fourth album Extinct But Still Alive scheduled for a release on January 19th, 2024. The first single "Turn Again Hourglass" from the album will be dropped on October 27th. Check live performance of the song "Turn Again Hourglass" (YouTube) »

Key artist highlights:


Jesse Markin

Rapper and singer Jesse Markin combines various styles and genres of modern rhythm music together in a diverse way reflecting his background as well as open-minded approach. In the end of 2010’s, he skyrocketed quickly...


Marjo Leinonen

Blues and rock singer Marjo Leinonen (born in 1966) is one of the most legendary Finnish roots music artists with the longest career in the game and are still active. Roots-styled blues, rhythm’n’blues, rock and...


Dub Vallila

Dub Vallila’s first singles hit right on target gaining them instantly underground fame in Finland. Their eight-piece lineup, led by composer and trombonist Jussi Vuorinen, consists of experienced musicians with a versatile background from different...

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Emilia Sisco

Singer-songwriter Emilia Sisco (real name Emilia Heinonen), dedicated to retro styled soul, blues and jazz, has been considered as one of the greatest prospects of Finnish rhythm music scene for years already.


Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble

Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble, fusing together afrobeat, jazz funk and the traditional Beninese Vodou rhythmics, is one of the few Finnish organic rhythm music acts who have clearly focused on the international scene. The band, mutually led...



Karri “Paleface” Miettinen (known also as Daddy Pales and Kalkkilaivan Kapteeni) is a leading figure in the political Finnish rap. Besides his music he is often in the headlines related to activism or because of...