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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The Gentleman Losers

The Gentleman Losers' mix of ambient aesthetics, americana and post-rock has won them many admirers over the years. Their self-titled debut album was named Boomkat’s album of the year in 2006, and since then they’ve remixed Bibio and found famous a fan in Nils Frahm, who included them on his Late Night Tales compilation. The Gentleman Losers’ fourth album "Make We Here Our Camp Of Winter" is released on Sound In Silence label in 2019.

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Aavikko

Formed in Siilinjärvi in 1995, synth trio Aavikko's sixth album Monopoly (2019) is "pure 'Disco Muysic', functional music – mere synthetic assemblage of electronic sounds, that’s meant to be used". According to the band – consisting of legendary drummer Tomi Leppänen (Circle, K-X-P etc) along with keyboardists Paul Staufenbiel and Tomi Kosonen – their actual command is very simple: "we play, you dance".

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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. The latest album from Jori Hulkkonen is 2018's "Simple Music for Complicated People".

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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 has already 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's debut album "Hyperfall" was released on Anjunabeats label in 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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Kasperg

Kasperg is the alias of Kasper Granroth, a 25-year-old Finnish producer, musician and DJ currently based in Berlin. He describes his music as "dreamy but rhythmic" and "incorporating elements of hip-hop and blends of RnB". Kasperg is also known from wide-ranging DJ and live sets and his own label Lost Favourite Records.

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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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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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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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