THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF YLE’S AVARUUSROMUA
Avaruusromua is an exclusive radio show specialized in experimental and electronic music. The show has been broadcasted on different YLE radio stations and hosted by the one and only Jukka Mikkola since 1990. It introduces hand-picked music from, for example, electronic, experimental, contemporary, avant-garde, ambient and minimalistic scenes.
Kontula Electronic, a new two-day event focusing on electronic music, is held in Kontula, Helsinki for the first time on April 15-16, 2016. The festival features live performances from artists such as President Bongo (Iceland), Jimi Tenor, Jori Hulkkonen and Desto, just to name a few. For a complete line-up and the most recent updates, visit our Facebook page: Kontula Electronic 2016.
YLEN AVARUUSROMUA 25V.
Rauli Valo & Jukka Mikkola + Random Doctors & Klaustrofobia / 117min
Fri 15.4.2016 klo 22:30 Cafe Pub Oslo, Keinulaudankuja 4 (Kontula shopping mall)
Avaruusromua celebrated its 25th birthday on June 7, 2015, with a Special that aired on YLE Radio 1 and YLE Teema. The Anniversary Special covered the past, the present and the future of electronic and experimental music, playing tunes from the 1950s until today. On the TV Special, music was accompanied by unique, real-time visual arts created by Random Doctors and Klaustrofobia.
ARI OLAVI TASKINEN
Compilation of visuals and music / 45min
Ari Olavi Taskinen is a Finnish musician and composer. He was a member of the Finnish punk band Problems? and played in different bands with Pelle Miljoona in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He composed nearly all songs recorded by Pelle Miljoona between the years 1979 and 1982. Since the early 1980s, Taskinen has focused on more experimental music and, among other things, composed electroacoustic and theater music.