[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 367 views]
Album of the Month: Ochre Room – Box, Bar & Diamond

You might have noticed that there has been new Album of the Month on that sidebar for a week or so. I changed that photo when this beautiful album came out. Either life has been busy or I’ve been lazy, because it took me this long to write a couple words about it. Not that couple words is even enough. One should write an essay …

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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 367 views]
Album of the Month: Ochre Room – Box, Bar & Diamond

You might have noticed that there has been new Album of the Month on that sidebar for a week or so. I changed that photo when this beautiful album came out. Either life has been busy or I’ve been lazy, because it took me this long to write a couple words about it. Not that couple words is even enough. One should write an essay …

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[9 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 432 views]
I Was A King – Isle Of Yours

I Was A King recently released a new album Isle Of Yours. This is a fact that I like.. no wait a second.. I love this fact. They are my Norwegian heroes of harmonic pop music. The previous album You Love it Here is one of the finest pop albums of the last few years. The first outtake from the new album was still a …

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[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 288 views]

Sorry. I promise to make also other kind of updates this week. Is there a cure for laziness? Anyway, here’s another playlist that contains favourite songs of mine. It’s still only a tip of the iceberg. I could probably do these all year long and still wouldn’t run out of songs I want to put on a playlist. No need to worry though. I probably …

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[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 503 views]

I still prefer physical records, but because I have this Spotify premium for the time being, I thought I make at least one playlist. The good thing was that I ended up listening to old songs that I love. I kind of never actually listen to the records that I own. Listening to new music just takes all the time I have. So doing playlists …

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[31 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 584 views]
Zachary Lucky Finland Tour 16.4 – 20.4

Canadian country/folk singer-songwriter Zachary Lucky will be heading over to Finland next month. Big thanks to Fredrik Johansson for making this happen. I’ve been following Zachary Lucky for a few years and I’m really looking forward to see him perform at Bar Kuka on the 17th of April. You can check out the full tour schedule below.
Zachary Lucky Finland Tour 16.4 – 20.4
4/16 – …

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 562 views]
Video of the Day #147: The Hotel Alexis

How did I miss this completely? Nobody told me that The Hotel Alexis released a new album last year. I just found out 10 minutes ago. I know what I will be listening to for the next few days. I really loved The Hotel Alexis years ago and truly adored the first two albums. If I’m not mistaken, The debut album The Shining Example Is …

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[25 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 635 views]
Flavour of the Month’s Springtime Jubilee: Flannelmouth & Klasu

The facts were these: Flavour of the Month’s Springtime Jubilee. Friday 28th of March at Pikku-Torre, Turku. Flannelmouth & Klasu share the stage. More information in the Finnish press release below. See you there.
Klasu – Herttaisin

Flannelmouth – What A Comeback
 
FLANNELMOUTH
KLASU
+ Flavour of the Month DJ team
pe 28.3. 2014 klo 21-03
Pikku-Torre, Yliopistonkatu 30, Turku
VAPAA PÄÄSY!
Maaliskuun Flavour of the Month-klubi järjestetään perjantaina 28.3. Tuolloin esiintymisvuorossa ovat pitkän …

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 451 views]
Ben Fisher – Charleston

Still going through my early 2014 favourites in hope of catching up before the year is over. During the last year, I’ve backed 4 or 5 Kickstarter / indiegogo projects. Ben Fisher is a great young folk singer-songwriter from Seattle, WA and his new full-lenght album Charleston was one of the projects that I backed. Charleston came out in February and has been in heavy …

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 889 views]
Album of the Month: Pietarin spektaakkeli – Rakkauteen

I have a confession to make. I kind of filed Pietarin spektaakkeli into the kuuntelematta paskaa -category. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Thankfully Aki had this playing at 8raita record store while I was there and it was an instant love affair. There was not a chance I was going to leave that store without the record in my bag. A few hours later …

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 650 views]
Joutomies Aleksei – Joutomies Aleksei

I briefly mentioned folk band Joutomies Aleksei back in 2010 after hearing the song Kolmipäinen koira. I haven’t really followed them that closely during the recent years, but today I was on a coffee break at work and saw their FB status mentioning the release of a debut album. When I closed the factory door behind me, I searched it on Spotify and had the …

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[17 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 586 views]
Ochre Room – Other Side of the Town

 
Finnish folk rock / americana band Ochre Room has been a huge favourite of mine during the last couple of years and their forthcoming album is definitely one of my most anticipated 2014 releases. Thankfully I don’t have to wait much longer for it, because the album called Box, Bar & Diamond will hit the stores and our hearts in April. A new single Other …

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[12 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 645 views]
M. Lockwood Porter – Chris Bell

Singer-songwriter M. Lockwood Porter just released a new single called Chris Bell. The subject of the song is of course Big Star’s Chris Bell and I love that, because Big Star is one of my all-time favourite bands. Big Star, The Posies and Teenage Fanclub pretty much form the foundation of my music taste (and the latter two were obviously influenced by Big Star, so …