Finland is a sparsely populated country, its biggest city Helsinki boasts a population of under , people. If you are interested in the same stuff, you get together quite easily. They had circulated around mutual circles for some time before coming together.
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Arttu Partinen. Arttu Partinen has been making music around 15 years now. In addition to playing music both in Finland and abroad, he has been active bringing experimental artists to Finland and encouraging local people to start making music and organizing events. First he did a live studio recording in front of an audience at Elementstudion and then opened for Eartheater at a Koloni concert in Folkteatern. Both shows got a rave reception. Parts of the recording of the Elementstudion session just came out on a seven inch record. In his performances, he creates high-speed collages, combining noise dynamics with slapstick moves. As sound sources he uses found tapes, his own recordings, world music cassettes, nature sounds, human voice, processed live percussion etc. Each new show can end up being deconstructed and used as a platform for the next concert.
Olimpia Splendid’s tracks
China — Made in Europe. No, says Philipp Rhensius. It just depends on the perspective on our world. Finding Unity Through Sound. Easterndaze: Irony, Kitsch and Noise. Watch its most urgent video clips. Shopping Is Civil War.
The long-awaited debut album by Olimpia Splendid gives the listener that familiar, hypnotic, and noisy electric guitar music that the band first showcased in with the Nuttu Nurin 7" EP FR EP. The six compositions on Olimpia Splendid sweep the listener along right from the beginning, as the magical, rough sound pierces consciousness. Olimpia Splendid was founded in the summer of in Finland's capital, Helsinki.