Hot on the headlines:


Giant Robot makes a comeback!

The legendary Giant Robot, who were one of the best known acts in the Finnish scene in the 1990's and 2000's, suddenly announced their return at least for a one-off show at the famous Helsinki Festival on August 23rd, 2024! Already back in the days their trademark was an original and eclectic rhythm music fusion, which should be more than perfect for today as well. The most thrilled question now is will there be something else coming up... Check event info on Helsinki Festival website »

DJBB releases already their eighth album!

The eighth album by Don Johnson Big Band sees the daylight on April 5th, 2024. The effort is starred with numerous guests and many of them can be heard live on stage as well with the word out that the band is in full swing after their recent 20-year Anniversary shows praised by the fans and critics. Don't miss them on their spring tour! Check upcoming live shows (Live Nation) »

Mama Longhorn's fourth album expanding fan base

"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 released on January 19th, 2024. The album and especially the enchanting song "Rowing High Rowing Low" have also significantly expanded their fan base all the way from Continental Europe to Australia and Mexico. Listen to the album on YouTube » Check live performance of the song "Turn Again Hourglass" (YouTube) »

Key artist highlights:


The Funky Sound Foundation

The Funky Sound Foundation plays rough and groovy funk and afrobeat of the late 60’s mixing it with old school hip hop elements and Helsinki state of mind. Ten-piece orchestra, founded by saxophonist Joose Kyyrö...


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...


Nicole Willis

In the Finnish soul and funk scene, Nicole Willis has gained respect and her status especially since the new millennium together with The Soul Investigators focusing on retro sound. She has also recorded jazzy soul...

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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...