New Pop from Finland

Dig into our New Pop from Finland playlist to find the latest releases by pop heavywights like Alma, Isac Elliot, Saara Aalto and Lxandra, contemporary EDM stars such as Perttu and Alex Mattson and attitude-packed electro bands like LCMDF.

Follow this frequently updated playlist on Apple Music or Spotify and find out the freshest artists and sounds in Finnish pop and dance music! Scroll dow for artist biographies.

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Robin Packalen

Robin Packalen is one this decade's biggest phenomena in Finnish pop music: Robin rose to local fame with his first single when he was 13. After seven years on the top of the Finnish market, it's time for Robin Packalen to take his talent and charisma abroad. With help from Samu Haber's management company Comusic Productions, 2019 looks to be another big year for Robin Packalen.

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Undoubtedly the biggest pop export in Finland's history, singer-songwriter Alma rose to fame in with her 2016–2017 singles "Karma", "Dye My Hair" and "Chasing Highs". With 2018 came collaborations with Charli XCX and the release of Alma's first ep "Heavy Rules Mixtape". In October 2018 Alma released "Cowboy", the first single from her debut album, which will be out early 2019.

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Lxandra is a young Helsinki based singer and songwriter now living in Berlin. She was introduced to the world through Perttu’s EDM hit ”Waves” in 2016. In 2017 Lxandra released her two first solo singles, ”Flicker” and ”Hush Hush Baby”. Lxandra is signed to Universal Deutschland and has a publishing contract with BMG Germany.

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Finnish electro indie pop pioneers Emma and Mia Kemppainen returned from hiatus this year with the catchy singles "Another Sucker" and "Glitter", as well as their sophomore album "Sad Bangers", which was released in September 2018.

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Satellite Stories

Hailing from Oulu, a tech hub near the Arctic Circle in Finland, Satellite Stories have been plying their trade since 2008. After being hailed as ”indisputably the best-known Finnish indie band in Europe” by Finland's largest newspaper, Satellite Stories have announced to split after their fifth album "Cut out the Lights" (2018) and a farewell tour.

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Before launching her artist career Saara found huge fame with her Youtube videos. Following the viral success, she issued her debut single "Ur Cool" in 2015. In 2017 Saara, already a major celebrity in Finland, was signed to Universal Music Finland and released several singles, including "Superpowers". 2018 saw the release of Saara's debut ep.

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Studio Killers

Studio Killers, a virtual electro pop band made up of fictional characters (Cherry, Goldie Foxx, DJ Dyna Mink, and manager Bipolar Bear) first appeared in 2011 with their hit single "Ode to the Bouncer". An eponymous debut album saw the light of day in 2013 and the next year Studio Killers performed their first gigs at Ruisrock and Ilosaarirock festivals, in the form of performers in masks and costumes as well as screen projection. In June 2018 Studio Killers released their comeback single.

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Alex Mattson

EDM producer Alex Mattson was signed with Sony Music Finland and Ultra Music at 19 years. Released in 2016, his debut single UFO feat. Solamay streamed platinum. In 2018 Alex Mattson released his debut ep "Eleven" via Sony Music Finland.

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Planet Case

This young quintet combines pop, alternative rock and EDM, inspired by the music of bands like Coldplay, Imagine Dragons, M83 and The 1975. The band released their debut ep "Simple Thoughts" in 2018 and have already gained a good and growing amount of followers and airtime on national radios.

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Saara Aalto

Internationally best known as the second finalist in the "X Factor UK" talent show in 2017, Saara Aalto is a pop music mainstay in her home country, where she has released several albums and competed in both "The Voice" and "Finland's got Talent" (coming in second place on both shows!). In 2018 she represented Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest with "Monsters" and released her major label debut album "Wild Wild Wonderland".

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Mendi Moon

Mendi Moon is a young singer-songwriter with a nordic pop sound. Signed to the indie label Ranka Kustannus, Mendi Moon released her debut single "White Stairs" in 2018, soon to be followed by the track "Midnight Hours".

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After a three album career as a folk pop singer-songwriter, Sansa moved to London in 2015. During three years Sansa collaborated with DJ’s and songwriters from around the world, became familiar with the radiant club scene in London and fell in love with electronic music. Sansa and producer Mikko Gordon (who has worked with Nigel Godrich and Thom Yorke) collaborated on her 4th album which will be out in 2018.

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