Nopat & Burning Hearts

Today was a great day for Finnish pop music, because two marvellous albums came out. I already know that the Nopat album is awesome and I’m 100% sure that the Burning Hearts album is also wonderful (I will buy a copy next time I visit the 8raita record store). Unfortunately I was too busy to write a proper news entry today, so I just give you the soundbites this time around. I will write about these within a week or two.

Nopat: Kadun tuolla puolella


 

 
Nopat Website

Burning Hearts: Extinctions


 

 

Burning Hearts Website

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Year 2011 Round-up Part 7: Favourite Finnish songs vol 2.

Moving on to Finnish songs that actually came out on a label. More about many of these when I write that albums of the year 2011 list. Not in any order except that Samae Koskinen’s Hän, jolla on kaikki is definitely my favourite Finnish song of the year and Mirel Wagner’s No Death was the clear #2. Otherwise I didn’t think about the order. I also went with the easy route and just picked my favourite songs that were easily available (youtube / soundcloud). In few cases I might have picked a different song from the album, but I do love all these. A proper top 10 songs of the year list might or might not appear. The album list is first on the agenda.

Samae Koskinen – Hän, jolla on kaikki (from the album Kuuluuko, kuuntelen)

Mirel Wagner – No Death (from the album Mirel Wagner)

Burning Hearts – Into the Wilderness (from the EP Into The Wilderness)

NT’s White Trash – You & Me (from the album Mourning Becomes Electric)

The New Tigers – Velvet Jam (from the album The New Tigers)

Regina – Unessa (from the album Soita mulle)

TV-Resistori – Ilta aikaa (from the album TV-Resistori)


 
Hi-Lo & In Between – A Clear Silence (from the album We Are Not The Wind)


 
Mummypowder – Part of the Fun (from the album Centuries Later)


 
22-Pistepirkko – Sweet Rodeo Heart (from the album Lime Green Delorean)


 

And last but not least. Finally “a new” The Sugarrush song surfaced on the Miettinen box set and I have to mention this great track even though I can only give a spotify link to it.

The Sugarrush – Posterboy (available on the Miettinen Box set)

Posterboy at Spotify

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News: Burning Hearts, Epilä, Puskii! & Tolbiac

BURNING HEARTS:

The new Burning Hearts EP Into The Wilderness was released on 21st of june by Shelflife Records. Listen to the excellent title track Into The Wilderness below.

Burning Hearts at Facebook

EPILÄ:

Epilä is currently working on their second album due out in the spring of 2012. The first outtake from the upcoming album Pakko tehdä väärin was released as a digital single on the 22nd of june. Sami Sänpäkkilä also directed a music video for the song. Check it out below.

Epilä: Pakko tehdä väärin from Exogenic Music Group on Vimeo.

Epilä Website

PUSKII!:

Puskii! have added some songs from their upcoming album Sun sydän paukkuu ku bassorumpu to Soundcloud. I still love these. For example this song called Mä haluun bändin is just so good. Simple but perfect. Check out three others on their soundcloud.


 
Puskii at facebook

TOLBIAC:

Mr. Tolbiac has written some Finnish pop classics like Purkkaa and Model. Here’s a new pop treat from Tolbiac called (I Don’t Want To) Hurt You.


 
and the classic Purkkaa:


 
More on Tolbiac’s soundcloud

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