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:
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:
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

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added Tapiola Big Band - Old And New to their collection. 1 day ago
submitted Tapiola Big Band - Old And New. 1 day ago
Sylvester - Stars
added Sylvester - Stars to their collection. 11 days ago
Various - Black Hole – Finnish Disco And Electronic Music From Private Pressings And Unreleased Tapes 1979–1991
submitted Various - Black Hole – Finnish Disco And Electronic Music From Private Pressings And Unreleased Tapes 1979–1991. 16 days ago
Various - Black Hole – Finnish Disco And Electronic Music From Private Pressings And Unreleased Tapes 1979–1991
added Various - Black Hole – Finnish Disco And Electronic Music From Private Pressings And Unreleased Tapes 1979–1991 to their collection. 16 days ago
Markku Into - Keitä, Keitä Kahvinkeitin!
added Markku Into - Keitä, Keitä Kahvinkeitin! to their collection. 17 days ago
Hakulinen* - Mind Melody
added Hakulinen* - Mind Melody to their collection. 17 days ago
Hakulinen* - Mind Melody
submitted Hakulinen* - Mind Melody. 17 days ago
Patsy Gallant - Patsy!
added Patsy Gallant - Patsy! to their collection. about 1 month ago
Tekno-City - Space / Bubble Hall Party
submitted Tekno-City - Space / Bubble Hall Party. about 1 month ago
Ricardo Marrero & The Group - A Taste
added Ricardo Marrero & The Group - A Taste to their collection. about 1 month ago
Various - Lomadisco
added Various - Lomadisco to their collection. about 1 month ago
Mono Band - Ghost Town
added Mono Band - Ghost Town to their collection. about 1 month ago
Solid Strangers - Vision (Of The Night)
added Solid Strangers - Vision (Of The Night) to their collection. about 1 month ago
Banderas - This Is Your Life / It's Written All Over My Face
added Banderas - This Is Your Life / It's Written All Over My Face to their collection. about 1 month ago
Leevi And The Leavings - En Tahdo Sinua Enää
added Leevi And The Leavings - En Tahdo Sinua Enää to their collection. 3 months ago
added Various - Tähti CD 2/97 to their collection. 3 months ago
submitted Various - Tähti CD 2/97. 3 months ago
Puisto-osasto - Asfalttikin Voi Pettää
added Puisto-osasto - Asfalttikin Voi Pettää to their collection. 3 months ago
Jimmy Jaques - Marja / Love Troubles
added Jimmy Jaques - Marja / Love Troubles to their collection. 3 months ago
Wili The Kid / Mixmaster K - Dream / No Dream
added Wili The Kid / Mixmaster K - Dream / No Dream to their collection. 3 months ago
Bibi Flash - Histoire D'1 Soir
added Bibi Flash - Histoire D'1 Soir to their collection. 3 months ago
Various - The Sun Shines At Night - Giorgio Moroder Suomeksi 1972 - 1989
added Various - The Sun Shines At Night - Giorgio Moroder Suomeksi 1972 - 1989 to their collection. 4 months ago
O Ji Ji* - The Shadow
added O Ji Ji* - The Shadow to their collection. 4 months ago
Christophe Laurent - Nuits Brésiliennes
added Christophe Laurent - Nuits Brésiliennes to their collection. 4 months ago
Punomo - Punomo
added Punomo - Punomo to their collection. 4 months ago
Cléa Vincent - Tropi-Cléa (Les Sessions Du Soleil)
added Cléa Vincent - Tropi-Cléa (Les Sessions Du Soleil) to their collection. 4 months ago
Виктор Зельченко - Блики. Танцевальные Пьесы
added Виктор Зельченко - Блики. Танцевальные Пьесы to their collection. 4 months ago
PFO Pilgrim Fathers Orchestra* - Touch Me Don't Stop
added PFO Pilgrim Fathers Orchestra* - Touch Me Don't Stop to their collection. 4 months ago
Ralphi Rosario - Quentagious EP
added Ralphi Rosario - Quentagious EP to their collection. 4 months ago
Alkemy - The Trap
added Alkemy - The Trap to their collection. 4 months ago
Valérie Mairesse - Bombe Anatomique
added Valérie Mairesse - Bombe Anatomique to their collection. 5 months ago
Juhamatti - Vain Yksi Yö / Vain Rakkaus
added Juhamatti - Vain Yksi Yö / Vain Rakkaus to their collection. 5 months ago
Anja Niskanen - Sydämeesi Pesän Rakennan
added Anja Niskanen - Sydämeesi Pesän Rakennan to their collection. 6 months ago
Gitte Löfberg - Jäät Yksin Vain / Rikkinäiset Ihanteet
added Gitte Löfberg - Jäät Yksin Vain / Rikkinäiset Ihanteet to their collection. 7 months ago
Sinikka Niittykoski - Tää Meidän Ilta On
added Sinikka Niittykoski - Tää Meidän Ilta On to their collection. 7 months ago
Mauno Kuusisto - Nyt Pyhä Henki Pyydämme / Oi Kristus Valtiaamme
submitted Mauno Kuusisto - Nyt Pyhä Henki Pyydämme / Oi Kristus Valtiaamme. 7 months ago
Ritva Mustonen, Eila Pellinen - Valkea Joulu / Kulkuset
submitted Ritva Mustonen, Eila Pellinen - Valkea Joulu / Kulkuset . 7 months ago
submitted "Grazy" Gideon And His Gipsy Rockers / "Grazy" Gideon And His Stupid Dixie-Rockers - Mustat Silmät / When The Saints Go Marching In. 7 months ago
Ossi Runne - Olen Kuullut On Kaupunki Tuolla / Mustalaistrumpetti Laulaa
submitted Ossi Runne - Olen Kuullut On Kaupunki Tuolla / Mustalaistrumpetti Laulaa. 7 months ago
Anneli* Ja Teuvo Kuparinen - Kiittäkää Herraa
submitted Anneli* Ja Teuvo Kuparinen - Kiittäkää Herraa. 7 months ago
Orchestra Bruno Stella - Ritmi Favoriti Italiani 2. – Italian Suosikkirytmejä
submitted Orchestra Bruno Stella - Ritmi Favoriti Italiani 2. – Italian Suosikkirytmejä. 7 months ago
Esko Rahkonen - Anna Anteeksi Rakas
submitted Esko Rahkonen - Anna Anteeksi Rakas. 7 months ago
Tuula-Anneli Rantanen - Kaikki On / Uinu Pieni Kaarin
submitted Tuula-Anneli Rantanen - Kaikki On / Uinu Pieni Kaarin. 7 months ago
Jorma Ikävalko - Isä-Matin Polkka
submitted Jorma Ikävalko - Isä-Matin Polkka. 7 months ago
Saukki Ja Oravat* / Brita Ja Eikka - Saukki-Sedän Lastentunti / Brita Ja Eikka Laulavat Lapsille
submitted Saukki Ja Oravat* / Brita Ja Eikka - Saukki-Sedän Lastentunti / Brita Ja Eikka Laulavat Lapsille. 7 months ago
Pinks (3) - Soita Koska Vaan / Hakalanranta Kutsuu
submitted Pinks (3) - Soita Koska Vaan / Hakalanranta Kutsuu. 7 months ago
No Artist - Call For The XXI Leprosy World's Day
submitted No Artist - Call For The XXI Leprosy World's Day. 7 months ago
Ray Adams - Violetta
submitted Ray Adams - Violetta. 7 months ago
Reijo Taipale - Satumaa
submitted Reijo Taipale - Satumaa. 7 months ago