J-P Piirainen has created totally new, groovy and interesting style of music - Nordic Guitar Music. He brings a new twist not only to Nordic folk music, but also to the world of guitar music.
New album ”Twined” will be released 11.10. 2017 in Helsinki, Finland.
The album combines powerful grooves and joyful melodies. 1000 years of music tradition and history speaked via modern and one of the most popular instruments of the world. “The Twined”-album is produced by guitarist and composer Joonas Widenius and features Venla Ilona Blom (beatbox), Maija Kauhanen (kantele and percussion) and Petteri Sariola (acoustic guitar).
Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble takes the sounds of Benin, the homeland of Voodoo, and combines them with soulful songwriting, jazzy improvisations and funky beats. Currently the band is preparing to take it's unique yet intriguing musical cocktail to the next level, as the guys are finalizing their 4th album. Bafe's Factory is proud to announce the upcoming release of HCE's brand new studio recording, scheduled to come out in the spring of 2018!
Tuuletar (“Goddess of The Wind” in Finnish Mythology) is a vocal performance group, consisting of four diverse women from Finland. Since
2012 these vibrant musicians have been singing, composing and performing together, creating their own and unique sound and identity.
The Vilma Timonen Quartet has pulled off a remarkable combination; unique sound that you have never heard before. Contemporary folk music combining musical elements from all over the world, blended together with the ancient sound of the Kantele.