Profile

dj – music writer – radio host – collector –
secretary at the Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound

I collect and play interesting Finnish records, rare groove, disco and electronic music.

I currently host my radio show Magic Fly at IDA Radio: https://idaidaida.net/episodes?channel=helsinki&search=magic
I hosted various radio shows at Radio Helsinki between 2009 and 2018.

Books I have written:
Ääniuria (2022, the history of record manufacturing in Finland, together with Petri Kuljuntausta)
Dj-käsikirja (2021, an entry-level book about dj'ing including 30 interviews from underground techno-dj's to well-known rap-dj's and international Finnish dj stars)
Bottan henki (2020, the history of Ostrobotnia restaurants at Helsinki, Finland, where there were various live events and the first techno club in Finland)
Synteettinen Suomi (2019, the history of 1970s and 1980s Finnish electronic pop/disco/ambient/synth pop/wave) https://svartrecords.com/product/synteettinen-suomi/
Stadin diskohistoria (2017, the early decades of disco and dj culture in Finnish capital area 1966–1988)

Some records I have compiled:
Black Hole – Finnish Disco And Electronic Music From Private Pressings And Unreleased Tapes 1979–1991 https://www.discogs.com/release/24673619-Various-Black-Hole-Finnish-Disco-And-Electronic-Music-From-Private-Pressings-And-Unreleased-Tapes-19
Cold War On The Rocks – Disco And Electronic Music From Finland 1980–1991 https://www.discogs.com/Various-Cold-War-On-The-Rocks-Disco-And-Electronic-Music-From-Finland-19801991/release/14178399
Jussi Halme – Funny Funk ’N’ Disco 1983–1991 https://www.discogs.com/Jussi-Halme-Funny-Funk-N-Disco-1983-1991/release/13072366
Dance For Your Life – Rare Finnish Disco & Funk 1976–1986 https://www.discogs.com/Various-Dance-For-Your-Life-Rare-Finnish-Disco-Funk-19761986/release/12074530
Satan In Love – Rare Finnish Synth-Pop & Disco 1979–1992 https://www.discogs.com/Various-Satan-In-Love-Rare-Finnish-Synth-Pop-Disco-1979-1992/release/11773354

You can listen to my dj-mixes here: https://soundcloud.com/discoursefin

If you're into Finnish disco and synthpop, follow my Synteettinen Suomi mixes and events here: http://www.facebook.com/synteettinensuomi

Recent Activity

Action Description
Tojami Sessions - Depth / Mellow Moods
a ajouté Tojami Sessions - Depth / Mellow Moods à sa Collection. 13 days ago
Tominori Hosoya - Recollections EP
a ajouté Tominori Hosoya - Recollections EP à sa Collection. 13 days ago
Don Carlos & S-Tone Inc. Present Montego Bay - Montego Bay
a ajouté Don Carlos & S-Tone Inc. Present Montego Bay - Montego Bay à sa Collection. 13 days ago
Yukihiro Fukutomi - It's About Time
a ajouté Yukihiro Fukutomi - It's About Time à sa Collection. 15 days ago
Julien Jabre - Time EP
a ajouté Julien Jabre - Time EP à sa Collection. 25 days ago
Nadia Cassini - Encounters
a ajouté Nadia Cassini - Encounters à sa Collection. about 1 month ago
Gigliola Cinquetti - Chiamalo Amore
a ajouté Gigliola Cinquetti - Chiamalo Amore à sa Collection. about 1 month ago
Various - Sävelkiekko Pyörii 1
a référencé Various - Sävelkiekko Pyörii 1. about 1 month ago
K.B. Caps - Do You Really Need Me
a ajouté K.B. Caps - Do You Really Need Me à sa Collection. 2 months ago
Robin (25) - Robin
a ajouté Robin (25) - Robin à sa Collection. 2 months ago
Primadonna - I Wanna Give You My Heart
a ajouté Primadonna - I Wanna Give You My Heart à sa Collection. 3 months ago
Cliff Turner - Moonlight Affair
a ajouté Cliff Turner - Moonlight Affair à sa Collection. 3 months ago
Jambonne - Carpet Ride / Touch Down
a ajouté Jambonne - Carpet Ride / Touch Down à sa Collection. 4 months ago
Mozzart - Malice And Vice
a ajouté Mozzart - Malice And Vice à sa Collection. 5 months ago
Deborah* - Danger For Love
a ajouté Deborah* - Danger For Love à sa Collection. 5 months ago
Albert One - Freeboard
a ajouté Albert One - Freeboard à sa Collection. 5 months ago
Cliff Turner - Burning Love
a ajouté Cliff Turner - Burning Love à sa Collection. 6 months ago
Travel Sex - Sexiness
a ajouté Travel Sex - Sexiness à sa Collection. 6 months ago
Underground Resistance - Sonic EP
a ajouté Underground Resistance - Sonic EP à sa Collection. 7 months ago
Nimetön - Untitled One
a ajouté Nimetön - Untitled One à sa Collection. 7 months ago
Poleeni - Poleeni EP
a ajouté Poleeni - Poleeni EP à sa Collection. 7 months ago
Kari Metsä, Ronnie Kranckin Orkesteri - Afrikan Tähti
a ajouté Kari Metsä, Ronnie Kranckin Orkesteri - Afrikan Tähti à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Tiga & Jori Hulkkonen - Trust Your Body
a ajouté Tiga & Jori Hulkkonen - Trust Your Body à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Sin Cos Tan - Living in Fear
a ajouté Sin Cos Tan - Living in Fear à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Joe Yellow - Love At First
a ajouté Joe Yellow - Love At First à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Call It Heaven - Boys, Boys, Boys
a ajouté Call It Heaven - Boys, Boys, Boys à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Alexa Colère - Répertoire
a ajouté Alexa Colère - Répertoire à sa Collection. 8 months ago
Jorge Ben - Bem-Vinda Amizade
a ajouté Jorge Ben - Bem-Vinda Amizade à sa Collection. 9 months ago
Tarja Salmu - Niin Se Käy
a ajouté Tarja Salmu - Niin Se Käy à sa Collection. 9 months ago
Tarja Salmu - Niin Se Käy
a référencé Tarja Salmu - Niin Se Käy. 9 months ago
Tanssiva Karhu - Luonnossa
a ajouté Tanssiva Karhu - Luonnossa à sa Collection. 10 months ago
White Door - Love Breakdown
a ajouté White Door - Love Breakdown à sa Collection. 10 months ago
Jorma Ikävalko - Jorma Ikävalko Vauhdissa 2
a référencé Jorma Ikävalko - Jorma Ikävalko Vauhdissa 2. 10 months ago
Helena Siltala - Helena Siltala
a référencé Helena Siltala - Helena Siltala. 10 months ago
Tapio Rautavaara - Arkkiveisu
a référencé Tapio Rautavaara - Arkkiveisu. 10 months ago
Monika Aspelund* - Monika Aspelund
a référencé Monika Aspelund* - Monika Aspelund. 10 months ago
Ragni Malmstén / Taru Pyhälä - Mä Onnea Tuon, Jonny / Cornelita
a référencé Ragni Malmstén / Taru Pyhälä - Mä Onnea Tuon, Jonny / Cornelita. 10 months ago
Umberto Marcato - Tango-Tango / Serenella
a référencé Umberto Marcato - Tango-Tango / Serenella. 10 months ago
Umberto Marcato - Tango-Tango / Serenella
a ajouté Umberto Marcato - Tango-Tango / Serenella à sa Collection. 10 months ago
Ritva Simuna - Ritva Simuna
a ajouté Ritva Simuna - Ritva Simuna à sa Collection. 10 months ago
Ritva Simuna - Ritva Simuna
a référencé Ritva Simuna - Ritva Simuna. 10 months ago
Kalevi Korpi - Kalevi Korpi
a référencé Kalevi Korpi - Kalevi Korpi. 10 months ago
Rosettes (7) - Meaning Of Music / Memories
a ajouté Rosettes (7) - Meaning Of Music / Memories à sa Collection. 11 months ago
Eija Merilä - Sain Ystävän
a référencé Eija Merilä - Sain Ystävän. 11 months ago
Lars Bartkuhn - Lost Tracks Vol.2
a ajouté Lars Bartkuhn - Lost Tracks Vol.2 à sa Collection. 11 months ago
Monalisa (2) - Queen Of Love
a ajouté Monalisa (2) - Queen Of Love à sa Collection. 11 months ago
Leena Niinimäki - Valosi Minulle Tuo
a référencé Leena Niinimäki - Valosi Minulle Tuo. 11 months ago
Kari Kuuva - Jos Sinulla On Aikaa
a référencé Kari Kuuva - Jos Sinulla On Aikaa. 11 months ago
Göran Ödner - Göran Ödner Laulaa
a ajouté Göran Ödner - Göran Ödner Laulaa à sa Collection. 11 months ago
Göran Ödner - Göran Ödner Laulaa
a référencé Göran Ödner - Göran Ödner Laulaa. 11 months ago