Von Pearl is the debut solo artist project of Helmi Tikkanen, previously of the dream pop band Karina, who were nominated for the Nordic Music Prize and toured Europe with Beirut before going on hiatus in 2022. Tikkanen, who has been living in Tokyo for the past year, released her debut album titled “Precious” in September 2023, preceded by singles “Here”, and “Android (feat. SITOI)”.
Elia Lombardini is a finnish-italian composer, producer and violinist. Entirely written, arranged, performed and produced by Lombardini, his debut album is a unique mix of classical music, minimalism and maximalism with (heavy) electronic overtones. Lombardini has been active as a producer and performer in various line ups ranging from indie pop to electronic music to folk before embarking on his solo career. ”In Death and the Hunger for a Thousand Lives” is an exciting addition to Finland’s illustrious history of classical music.
Detalji is one of the hottest electronic music producers to emerge from Finland. Her self-released 2018 EP ”Sex” garnered praise from the media as well as support from national radio and took her to perform in some of the hottest clubs and biggest festivals in Finland, paving the way for other female DJ’s and producers. Detalji’s new EP “Ravenous” is out now.
Normal Life is Artturi Taira and Miikka Koivisto, two vocalists and producers hailing from Helsinki, Finland. Taira is known for his work with the now defunct art pop group Rubik as well as a producer for a wide array of artists. He also tours and records as Shivan Dragn. Koivisto is the frontman of indie punk band Disco Ensemble and his own otherworldly electronic band Hisser.
The band’s self titled debut album is out now.
Normal Life: s/t – Stream on Spotify
Spiderwebs/Violence 10″ single – Buy vinyl