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

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

I currently host my bi-weekly 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:
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
added Lasse Nupponen - Hän On Mister Twist / Eläköön Twist to their collection. about 6 hours ago
submitted Marketta Joutsi - Marketta Joutsi. about 7 hours ago
submitted Jokerit - Metsäkukka. about 7 hours ago
submitted Lasse Liemola - Tunnista Toiseen Twist / Hei Twist Jo Saa. about 7 hours ago
added Lasse Nupponen - Hän On Mister Twist / Eläköön Twist to their collection. about 7 hours ago
submitted Anki Lindqvist - Neiti Yksinäinen / Olkoon Niin. about 7 hours ago
submitted Rauni Pekkala - Please Mr. Postman. about 7 hours ago
submitted Ritva Simuna - Tee Kuinka Vain. about 7 hours ago
added The Stance Brothers - On Top to their collection. 2 days ago
added Quarteto Em Cy - Em 1000 Kilohertz to their collection. 3 days ago
added Phyllis St. James - Candlelight Afternoon to their collection. 3 days ago
added Harris Chalkitis - Time Is Over to their collection. 5 days ago
submitted Jarring - Monumental Row. 6 days ago
submitted Ragni Malmstén, Raimo Virtasen Yhtye - Tanssirytmin Taikaa. 10 days ago
submitted Various - Parasta Poppia 60-luvulta!. 11 days ago
added Nick Araguay - EP to their collection. 11 days ago
added Passion Dance Orchestra - Worlds to their collection. 11 days ago
added Pirkko Mannola - On Vanha Lempi Rinnassain / Rakkauden Rata to their collection. 19 days ago
added SunSet (42) - Tanssimaan / Tahdon Sun Luokses to their collection. 20 days ago
added Alwari Tuohitorvi - Kyyneleet / En Koskaan Rauhaa Saa to their collection. 22 days ago
added Agent Cooper & Friends - Laura EP to their collection. 23 days ago
added Loui$ - Magic Dance to their collection. 25 days ago
added Amazonie (2) - L'Enfer Au Paradis to their collection. 25 days ago
added Uppercut - Black Jack to their collection. 26 days ago
submitted Various - Suomen Hitit. 28 days ago
submitted Various - Listaykköset. about 1 month ago
added Þú Og Ég - Ljúfa Líf to their collection. about 1 month ago
added So Inagawa - Airier EP to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Various - Halal Prepared Vol. 3 to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Mark Capanni - A Day In The Blue / If Life Was A Ferris Wheel to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Various - Finale Sessions to their collection. about 1 month ago
added S.O.N.S - Shimokitazawa One Night Stand to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Willy Cat - La Chatte À La Voisine (Le Chat) to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Various - Techno Rave to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Charles Webster - It's Not What It Was to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Davina - Don't You Want It to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Tonics - Hei Herra Hetkinen / Päätäni Särkee to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Deepside - Tolérance EP to their collection. about 1 month ago
submitted Lapuan Nuorisokuoro , Johtaa Arvi Lemponen - Tehkää Korkeiksi Portit. about 1 month ago
added Christian Bruhn Interprété Par Kity Palm - Zora La Rousse to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Beni (6) - Tänne Kaikki Meidän Uima-Altaaseen to their collection. about 1 month ago
added Suzanne Menzel - Goodbyes And Beginnings to their collection. 2 months ago
added Marcos Valle - Vontade De Rever Você to their collection. 2 months ago
added The Stance Brothers - Resolution Blue / Where Is Resolution Blue? to their collection. 2 months ago
submitted Various - Tähti CD 1 Huhtikuu 1995. 2 months ago
added Variable Frequency Technician - The Arrival to their collection. 2 months ago
added Mr. Master - A Dog In The Night to their collection. 3 months ago
added Laser Dance* - Future Generation to their collection. 3 months ago
added Doogy Degli Armonium - Bounty Killer to their collection. 3 months ago
added Aybee And Lars Bartkuhn Are The Astral Walkers - Passage EP to their collection. 3 months ago