New Electronic Music from Finland

Listen to the latest electronic music releases from Finland, ranging all the way from progressive house and dark techno to downtempo ambient and energetic club bangers! 

Available on Spotify and Apple Music – also make sure to scroll down for the artists' biographies and links.

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Detalji

Detalji is a Helsinki-based artist, producer and sound designer known for her self-written anthems dedicated to the club culture as well as cravings for substances and intimacy. Strongly influenced by 90’s techno music and IDM, Detalji builds her songs in a progressive manner combining pop hooks with raw synths. Detalji released her danceable debut EP SEX in March 2018.

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Jori Hulkkonen

Finnish electronic music mainstay Jori Hulkkonen started his career in the early 1990's, releasing his debut album Selkäsaari Tracks on F Communications label in 1996. Hulkkonen has released ten albums and fourty singles under his given name, worked in 15 groups and produced music under dozens of different aliases and played hundreds of dj slots. Latest offerings from Jori Hulkkonen are the ep Plastic Freedom (2018) and album Don't Believe in Happiness (2017).

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Peter Juhan

Musician and performance artist Peter Juhan combines 80s new wave influences with modern synth pop. His debut EP, State of Vanity, was released this fall.

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Yotto

Yotto recently made his debut on the BBC’s iconic Essential Mix, to add to his 5 ‘Essential New Tune’ nods from Pete Tong, and 2 ‘Hottest Record In the World’ selections on Annie Mac’s show. His multifarious remix list includes Gorillaz, Röyksopp and Coldplay. Yotto releases his debut album "Hyperfall" in September 2018.

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Mr Velcro Fastener

Finnish electro duo Mr Velcro Fastener (Tatu Peltonen and Tatu Metsätähti, also known as Mesak) was founded in Turku already in the early 1990s. They initiated their own studio in 1997, the same year their project was named Mr Velcro Fastener. Between 1998 and 2008 Mr Velcro Fastener released four albums and numerous ep's, before going to a hiatus. In 2018 the duo returned with a new ep Ignorance on Electrix record label.

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Ros Red

Ros Red is an electronic solo project from Helsinki based indie producer Pasi Viitanen (known from bands like The Hearing and I Was A Teenage Satan Worshipper). Ros Red's debut EP "The Flipside" was released on Solina Records in April 2018. On stage Ros Red becomes a quartet, with Seidi Guzejev (sampler, violin), Heta Saukkonen (sampler) and Sara Riikonen (keyboards) complementing Viitanen.

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RinneRadio

Composer Tapani Rinne's main musical outlet RinneRadio was started in 1988. RinneRadio's adventurous fusion of electronic beats and progressive jazz with occasional hints of drum'n'bass, hip hop, dub and lush ambient soundscapes meshing with Rinne's timeless soprano sax textures has endured during the band's 15 album career. In 2018 RinneRadio returned with the single "Zarkukselle", a tribute to Rinne's friend and legendary drummer Zarkus Poussa, who died in 2016.

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Amnesia Scanner

Amnesia Scanner is a Berlin-based Finnish duo, who released their debut ep ”AS” on Young Turks label in the spring of 2016, with critical acclaim from Pitchfork, Allmusic, Resident Advisor and many others. In 2016 the mysterious band put out their self-released album ”AS Live” and in 2017 the mixtape ”AS Truth”.

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Jesse

Kalifornia-Keke and Stiletti-Ana, collectively known as Jesse have been producing records and playing shows – from hip hop to techno and psychedelia – for well over a decade. In 2018 the analogue synth loving duo released their sixth album Fluids on the Swedish label Höga Nord Records.

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Cid Inc.

Following a successful time in the mid-2000s with his duo Mashtronic, which was one of the leaders of the electro-club scene, Henri Hurtig began to create music under the Cid Inc. moniker. Since then he’s become one of the most sought-after talents in the progressive house scene, with releases on Anjunadeep, Lost & Found, microCastle, Natura Sonoris and Sudbeat.

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Cajaste

In 2010 Tomi Palander got an idea of blending field recordings with relaxing ambient music. Following this epiphany, Palander began to make atmospheric ambient music under the name of Cajaste. His debut album This Moment was released in 2015, and he’s currently preparing new music.

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Vertex Chant

Vertex Chant is the new alias of Leipzig-based Finnish producer Jukka Santanen. Previously known as a pioneer in the North European Skweee scene as V.C. and with his group Yöt. His new sound, drawing from Caribbean rhythmic patterns and deeper, almost dubby vibes, blasts with a full-on rave attitude and spooky atmospherics

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Samuli Kemppi

Samuli Kemppi is a Helsinki-based producer, dj, radio host, promoter, label owner and a record pusher. With over 30 releases, numerous remixes and gigs from Buenos Aires to Shanghai, Samuli is one of the best known techno exports from Finland. Kemppi’s musical style draws from the deeper frequencies of deep house and techno and is known for his incendiary performances that are hard to beat.

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Spider Farmer

Spider Farmer is the solo project of Arttu Tolonen, a musician with a 25-year career in bands such as Giant Robot, Black Audio and Them Bird Things (just to mention a few). In his solo work he borrows from the imagery of classic 80s b-movie synth soundtracks with focus on melodies and moods. Spider Farmer’s influences range from John Carpenter to Vangelis and Kraftwerk to Jarre and Daft Punk.

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Axel Thesleff

Electronic producer Axel Thesleff had his first major hit in 2016 with ”Bad Karma” which has over 20 million streams on Spotify – and over ten times more views on Youtube. Thesleff’s sound combines modern trap drum programming with eastern-tinged flute sounds and mellow downtempo vibes.

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Rony Rex

Producer Rony Rex has years of experience as a club DJ, playing both local and international venues, as well as hosting his own radio shows. In 2017 Rony Rex started releasing his own energetic and dancefloor-ready tunes on the Youth Control label. His releases include Fucked It Up EP (2017) along with several singles.

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Roisto

Taking his name from the Finnish word for ‘villain’, Roisto hails from northern Finland, where he inhabits a small studio, filled with old analog synths, tape machines, and 12” disco records. It is within the confines of this musical safe haven that he creates his own stylish brand of disco.

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Mesak

Turku-based musician Mesak has enjoyed a two decade career in the Finnish scene, playing everywhere from clubs to galleries, in different groups and as a solo act. Styles and names are bountiful and plenteous, from the electro bangers of Mr Velcro Fastener to the ethno rap of Ya Tosiba, Mesak’s twisted downbeat releases on the Harmönia label as well as his more experimental music and sound art.

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Normal Life

Electronic duo Normal Life are no beginners in the indie game: Miikka Koivisto rose to fame as the vocalist in Disco Ensemble and Hisser, while Artturi Taira has made his name in the band Rubik. Normal Life picks influences from 1990's electronic dance music, but still keep their melancholic vocal melodies in the centre.

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Lumisade

Lumïsade is the new collaborative project from Finnish club maestros Joonas Hahmo and K-System, an illuminant blast of Balearic bliss that's lighting up the dance world like a beacon of radiance, a summery burst of sunkissed Ibizan trance emanating from the furthest corners of northern Europe.

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Tomppabeats

Tomppabeats is a young producer, who makes wonky lo-fi instrumental hip hop in the vein of J Dilla, Madlib and Flying Lotus. So far he’s released two albums on Vinyl Digital and attracted a sizable audience inside the alternative hip hop scene.

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