A crash-course in Finnish tango
"The material is well chosen to represent the different characteristics of the Finnish tango, and of course Sväng builds on the story with their own compositions"....
Stylish and promising Sámi music fusion
"The duo’s fresh debut album is sung exclusively in their native Sámi language, and the yoik flows in the heart of the music."
Tradition is the superpower
"The four women of Enkel tell us tradition is their superpower, their take on this genre is a very welcome one."
A joyous take on the entire history of folk music
"If I had to choose one recording to preserve for the future or to send off to space in order to illustrate humankind’s history and humaneness,...
Portraits of a guitarist-curator
"This release is a must for any guitar aficionado and probably Tolonen’s best recording. As of yet."
A well-formed kaleidoscope
"The various stylistic influences from post-tonal classical to blues and jazz blend seamlessly together in Hille’s compositions; what is common in them seems to matter more...
Fagerlund's sounding stones
"The orchestra is a natural medium of expression for Sebastian Fagerlund. The BIS recording of three rather recent orchestral works shows different aspects of his orchestral...