is one of the most eccentric characters in electronic music. The Finnish jazz-bred multi-instrumentalist adds always some blackness and humor to his techno. That’s maybe why his debut album was released on prestigious Warp Records in 1996. His live perfomances are outstanding and he continues to explore new sonic dimensions – for instance recently through a collaboartion with Tony Allen.
cat / snail / lion / lynx / crow
Boredoms / Hawkwind / Immortal / Irakere / Aavikko
Donald Goines: «Dopefiend» / Homer: «Ilias» / Erich von Däniken: «Chariots of the Gods» / Gogol: «Dead Souls» / Michael Arena (and other co-writers): «Sputnik»
Golden Poodle, Hamburg / Jazz Cafe, London / BAM, New York / Ebisu Milk, Tokyo / Torvi, Lahti
baby / cunt / blue / money / right
Mango / Orange / Watermelon / Apple / Peach
song / harp / wine / book / steak
flute / french horn / tuba / baritone sax / moog synthesizer
Long Goodbyes (Robert Altman) / Oedipus Rex (Pier Paolo Pasolini) / Ivan the Terrible 1-2 (Sergei Eisenstein) / Tillsammans (Luukas Moodysson) / Satyricon (Frederico Fellini)
adidas bag / flute / sax / Yamaha QY 100 sequencer / Yashica electron GS camera
This doesn't make much sense to me. I wouldn't tell them here if I had any.
teeth / hair / glasses / wit / a lot of drinks
Sauna / Mushrooms / Bears / Water / Air
make living out of music / get gigs quite a lot / fans said they listen to my stuff a lot a home / I'm married and have kids / I haven't given up yet