Okay, so 2019 was a blast: a lot of events, with many plans developing on many fronts. One of the biggest plans was to develop sound art and electronic music workshops. I got a grant for those from the city of Oulu, (so really: there were plans for it – thank you Oulu once again!) … Continue reading 2020 in a nutshell
EDIT: I moved at the end of 2020, so this space is not in use anymore. Decided to make a short (and a bit crappy) video about the possibilities for working remotely in art, sound design and composing projects. Also hope that this gives some perspective to the grant applications I am sending out! https://youtu.be/umTcoY1z93E … Continue reading A quick tour in the home studio
How did that happen? This Spring was going to be occupied by sound art workshops and by so finally getting some decent money for my work (well, decent for me, at least!) – thanks to the city of Oulu as I received a grant for setting up sound art workshops. I am really grateful and honoured: it is a sign that I’m doing something right and I have an outsider trust in my work. – So: Thank You Oulu!!
At the end of the 2018 I decided to level up by getting more gigs and work by doing what I love. Also a big part of that was to set up this website and starting social media presence - although just an FB - page, but hey better than nothing! So this site opened roughly 12 months ago.
The old school of ours, Petri and I, is about to move out from Pikisaari. So there was "a funeral" party on which the performers were students of the place. Some new, some old. Our gig was on second stage, 45min gig with usual improvisation vibes. Basically 3 "tunes" were created: Ambient/drone + trip-hoppish + … Continue reading Bye bye Pikisaari was a nice funeral – impro gig with The Andruids
Taikabox is setting up a Dance Hack event again, this time just one day "minihack" - still, not a bit less interesting, as this time there is an augmented reality added to the dance / performance. Also there will be some Kinect and MYO censors for responsive sounds from the dancers. I have an honor … Continue reading Dance Hack mini in Oulu 25.3. 2019
It happened as it usually goes: a DJ got interested how to make those groovy banging chilling tracks.. Techno was way to go, from there -it's been a journey indeed- at this moment, the music and sound is just maybe a Tech. After all, this one needs some tech to output the basic need / … Continue reading From Techno to Tech Electronic Sonic Scaping