NEWS

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NEWS

All the gossip, details, secrets and new stuff you have to know about the Helsinki music, art and fashion crowds. 

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The New Tigers, based in Turku released their debut album on Finnish label Soliti and here you can enjoy their summer version of “Pocektful of Sand”! If you carefully listen to the song, you can hear the wooden rollercoaster….

With such a name and his talent, Albert Swarm can catch us immediately. He is a Finnish producer living in Helsinki, who serves us an EP with a unique sound somewhere between mystery and catchy darkness called “Wake”. It will appear this september on Ceremony. Here is an excerpt:  

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Deep Forest Green” from Husky Rescue is definitely our summer hymn this year. Check out their brand new video for it:

Husky Rescue - Deep Forest Green from Husky Rescue on Vimeo.

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After their album “Healing Music” has hit the world with awesome success, Zebra and Snake are out with a new single, that will be ready to buy on august 20th!

 



Kiss your dog, your boyfriend, your boss, your flowers, your arm muscles and your cockroaches! Today is OFFICIAL KISSING DAY!!!

Finnish band Eva & Manu kiss the heck out of you with their Black Keys cover here. Album coming out this august…

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"The artist within the reader and the reader within the artist." Finnish REVS Magazine says it, we love it. Fotoshop's new project killBunny has made the song for the new cover shoot. You can buy the paper issue but also indulge in it online.

REVS magazine issue #3 BIRTH from REVS magazine on Vimeo.

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Delay Trees have joined the Soliti family and are delighting us with a new album this fall. Until then, push the play button to their new single and don’t even think about pausing.

 

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Biking is the new everything! We all know that since you can already buy your speed bike at the discounter. But we still love it and will attend Helsinki’s Bicycle Film Festival in the heat of July. Awesome parties, great film material and cool vibes guaranteed!

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Shine 2009 are on our beloved label Cascine and they got together again under a new name: Cup. Totally different and somewhere between nightcore and Dutch gabber, as the Fader puts it, we feel sent back to the 90s where we followed Love Parade’s trucks and masses!

 

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Renaissance Man are back in Berlin this Friday at our loved club Prince Charles

Known for its original prints and colors, Finnish design house Marimekko will team up again with Converse for a new collection of wild style sneakers. Collection is out in July…so watch out for these pretty babies!

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Husky Rescue did a little Video Session for i-D Magazine. Take the “Fast Lane” with us.

 

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It’s fuzz, it’s synthpop, it’s paradise. Heatherwood just nailed it! Give them some hugs on Facebook!

 

Shine 2009, who are on the fabulous label Cascine, are out with a nice, shiny video called “Our Nation”! 

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Let’s say a prayer today. Right in time for the celebration of being World Design Capital 2012, Helsinki has built up a chapel on the plaza Narinkka, in the Kamppi area. So, whenever world trouble makes you angry, nerved up or you just wanna get away from your date, feel free to step in and enjoy the silence. We love this idea!

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LCMDF have big plans this year! Warmin’ up, they just finished their brand new mixtape with the classy name “MINDFULNESS”. So, take a comfortable sitting position. Let your eyes gently close……

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Aino Venna is pretty new on the Finnish music scene. She has amazing artwork on her site, and her Video “Suzette” is just like a daydream. 

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Discobelle Records' Finnish band Femme En Fourrure sweeten this June evening with a 1 hour long mix for John Convex and his Convex Industries label. Dark and cool it comes and gets you in the most charming and sexy way…

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Actually, everyone of us should go to the airport NOW and fly to Helsinki! They are celebrating Helsinki Day, to chin chin on the founding of this exciting city. Loads of exhibitions, concerts, a pop up Sauna, a hat walk and many more events makes this day so very unforgettable. 

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Concrete Jungle lovers, listen up! Tomorrow, June 13th, there will be Call Me Kat's Record Release Party at Ivana Helsinki's Concept Store in New York City. Dreamy vocals, cocktails and fun guaranteed! 

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Collaborations are a good thing. Especially when Finnish band Siinai teams up with Moonface, aka Spencer Krug. Here is a fresh and new video from their album “Heartbreaking Bravery”. Dig in…

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It’s Finnish label Soliti's 1st birthday! Yes, you can make them presents, but they are not only takers but also givers. They provide us with a whole catalogue of tracks from their artists like Cats on Fire, Big Wave Riders, Astrid Swan, The New Tigers, Black Twig and Paperfangs. Sit back and enjoy!

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Frank Ocean, who will be rocking you at this year’s FLOW Festival is out with a new song! So forget your after lunch siesta and get the groove on!