From slowly evolving sound textures to esoteric rhythms, say hello to minimal richness.
Melancholic. Dark. Cinematic.
Signature Dark is a novel musical concept which runs the gamut of vivid and atmospheric soundscapes from ambient to drone, doom jazz and experimental music. The visual concept supports audio narration.
17:30-18:30 DJ Mekaanikko
18:30-19 LIVE 1 – Half A Map & VJ Random Doctors
19-19:30 DJ A. Myllykoski
19:30-20 LIVE 2 – Jolea & VJ Xana
20-20:30 DJ Marju
20:30-21:15 LIVE 3 – The Gentleman Losers
21:15-21:45 Dj Empath
21:45-22:30 LIVE 4 – Tapani Rinne & VJ Westerlund
22:30-23 DJ Trisector
LIVE: Half A Map
Jolea is a producer and artist from Helsinki, whose music combines electronic production and sampled acoustic instruments, which together create dark, melancholic soundscapes. She released her first ep ”Ghostly Figures” on Audiobaum in 2009 and her latest bass heavy and aggressive double single “ Rag Doll / Forever Kept From Me” LP came out this April. Her set will be a turbulent sonic journey through feelings of desperation and hope, memories, reflections and realities.
LIVE: The Gentleman Losers
LIVE: Tapani Rinne
Tapani Rinne is best known for his experimental and innovative style with the clarinet and saxophone for the seminal electro jazz group RinneRadio.
VJ Random Doctors
Random Doctors is a Helsinki-based VJ (Video Jockey) group formed in 2004. Mixing up live visuals they explore the depths of our cultural subconscious fearlessly challenging djs and musicians to push their limits. From festivals to smallest underground clubs and art events Random Doctors stay true to their mission, to seek the magical moment where music, visuals and audience become one.
Alisa is a visual artist, director and VJ working in Helsinki. It’s about creating moods and stories and putting them into audio-visual forms: a short film, an installation, a VJ set or something else.
Broken videos, lost signals, nature, abstract worlds, order and disorder. From these sources VJ Westerlund creates a visual journey in live performance. Ville Westerlund is a Helsinki based motion designer and multimedia artist. He has been working on wide range of different medias and projects from art installations to animations.
Mekaanikko launched his DJ career in 1994. He likes to cross genre boundaries freely, but his exclusive Signature Dark set will focus on ambient, drone and doom. With Mekaanikko on the cut, however, it Is always best to be prepared for surprises!
DJ A. Myllykoski
Aleksi Myllykoski is an audio artist, composer, producer, and a well-respected DJ from Helsinki, Finland (under the name A. Myllykoski). He is also part of the widely known electronic music group RinneRadio. His latest solo album St. Virus was released on Signature Dark label in 2022. At Oodi we will hear from him some high quality ambient, drone and dark ambient music with a twist.
In addition to organising various DIY parties, Marju is both a resident DJ and promoter at Club Kaiku. Balancing between dystopian and utopian dream worlds she always presents a soundtrack reflecting the setting at hand. Soundscapes for Oodi are designed for the moment when the nights are getting darker and it’s time to bid farewell to summer.
Darker moods with sub frequencies deep enough to put you in the trance. He is all the time searching blissful tunes in different genres and lately his own techno and ambient music has been released by labels like Signature Dark, Immersive Love, EABE, Vumantra, Underdub, KONFLKT and Shimmering Moods.
Signature Dark brand new vinyls on the site also for sale.
WHS Teatteri Union Helsinki
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WHS Teatteri Union Helsinki