Archive for June, 2010
Posted on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
Inspired by yearly trips to Northern Finland with his girlfriend, Wolf People UK‘s Tom Watt has been collecting Finnish records for a few years now and has amassed a healthy collection of Suomalainen psych rock, prog, acid folk and jazz.
Compiled by Tom Watt
Mr Madman- Hullu Madman (45, Madman)
This little known, hard hitting psych rock / pop 45 is one of my favourite tracks of all time! It features Frank Robson (from Tasavallan Presindentti) singing in a rather strange mix of Finnish and English. I believe it also features the legend Seppo “Paroni” (“the baron”) Paakkunainen, but information about this is quite hard to come by in English.
Tasavallan Presidentti- Struggling For Freedom (S/T 2)
One of the most acclaimed bands ever to hail from Finland; this is Tasavallan Presidentti at their best. They were pretty much a “super-group” of Finnish musicians at the time and enjoyed some success in the rest of Europe but never really “made it” out side of Finland which is a shame as they truly deserved to.
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Tags: Acid Folk, Finland, Finnish Psych Rock, Frank Robson, Jukka Hauru, Mr Madman, Psych Rock, psychedelica, Tasavallan Presidentti, Tom Watt, Wolf People UK
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Posted on Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
After a surprisingly good sleep in a boat hostel on the Amsterdam canals, a few hours later I found myself in the middle of a field just outside of Tilburg. I was at the Roadburn Festival campsite, attempting to pitch a tent for the first time in over a decade. […]