Competing by the number of aliases with Legowelt, Kirill Junolainen is undoubtedly a very productive artist, and since the last year his focus has been on the electro project Konerytmi (‘Machine Rhythm’). Born in Russia, but now closely connected to Finland, a country of his ancestors, Junolainen has been involvedRead More →

It’s about the year 1993 and a journey between Zeebrugge and Dover, for discovering repetitive beats both in the CO2-rich industrial areas of Albion and the Continent. Recently, the call of desolate warehouses and vast outdoor venues of bygone times has become very common in electronic music and Sansibar takesRead More →

***** Bartosz Kruczyński – Baltic Beat II (Growing Bin Records GBR019 – 2019) The record sleeve promises agri ambient: scattered straw balls in a serene rural landscape under fluffy clouds, in a beautiful day at the harvest peak. This adorable view painting pictures from my childhood creates the first impressionRead More →

After impressive double debut on Sähkö’s sublabel Keys Of Life, Finnish producer Niko Pettersen aka Teersom quickly set up his own label Basement Grey Records, which has now brought out a new solo release from the Turku native. By the sound palette, three tracks conceived during hardware trials in the studio are closer toRead More →

Kimmo Rapatti aka Mono Junk seems to be unstoppable these days: After making a personal comeback on foreign labels, the Finnish underground maestro rebooted his own DUM Records. Relaunched with new material by Coopers, the label aims at combining the past and the present, which means that reissues and new tracks/versions are going handRead More →

Found among old papers, DATA was a techno/rave newsletter published in Tampere (FI) in 1992. The first page told what’s happening inside the brain of Mr Kirk, a techno DJ and party promoter who listed current top singles and LPs. It also announced “From The Edge Of Nowhere”, a Finnish techno compilation,Read More →