Deafheaven live at Tavastia, Helsinki 8/22/2016

With soaked hair dripping down across his face, his black buttoned up shirt already drenched in sweat, George Clarke appears on stage with a feral look in his eyes. Like he's sizing up the opposition and ready to attack. It's late summer in Helsinki and an unexpected heat-wave has been hanging over the city the whole day. …

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Teppanan Veljet & Sami Kukka, Sibelius-museum, Turku 17.02.2016

Last night I went to see Teppanan Veljet & Sami Kukka who performed at the Sibeliusmuseum in Turku. The group is made up of long-time musicians  Sami Kukka, Johannes Teppana ja Rauno Teppana who all play the traditional Finnish-Karelian Kantele. The group has been playing togher since meeting at the Kaustinen Folk Festival in 1981 and released their first …

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki 17.1.2011

Seeing Godspeed You! Black Emperor live is something that never existed in my realm of thought. They existed only as a myth to me, like some Canadian apocalypse predicting cult. Then all of a sudden a comeback is announced, tour dates are being set, Finland is on the list and I died and went to …

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