Hero Dishonest

Hero Dishonest: sweat, spit and bruises from Helsinki, Finland since 1999. For the Goldmine, the band performs the songs “Kohdusta hautaan”, “Flat Society A.D.” and “Hyvä meissä” from their new album Flat Society, live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2024.

Flat Society out on February 16, 2024.

Törmäilyautot

Törmäilyautot is all about musical freedom, exploring spaces within a relatively tight soundframe. For The Goldmine, they perform “Ääniaallonmurtaja – Soundwellenbrecher” from their self-titled debut album Törmäilyautot (2020), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2023.

Lentävä sirkkeli

Lentävä sirkkeli is a synth rock band making the most of their four hands and two mouths with their trustworthy gear and cool visions. For The Goldmine, they perform the previously unreleased song “Vaeltava käsi”, live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2023.

Mustat kalsarit

Mustat kalsarit is a rock band that loves DIY music, adventures and balancing between freedom and structures. For The Goldmine, they perform “Harmaata massaa” from the album (2021), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2022.

Azis Funck

Azis Funck’s music is made of delicate soundscapes, synth drones, blusterous experiments, coarse violins, field recordings, and audio litter. For The Goldmine, he performs “Spiderwebs in the Sun” from the album Decompositions (2022), live in his rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2022.

Kiss Disease

Kiss Disease plays energetic rock music with a harsher punk touch, balanced out with some poppier elements. For The Goldmine, they perform “Grown-Up Fucks” from their debut album You Met Me at a Strange Time (2022), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2022.

The Goldmine receives MES grant

The Goldmine has been awarded a grant of 1000 euros from MES (Musiikin edistämissäätiö) to support the creation of further episodes in the series around Finland.

Goo-Hags

For Goo-Hags, playing music is about having fun. Perfection is not an option. For The Goldmine, they perform “Waiting by the Phone“ from their Bad Plan EP (2020), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2022.

Ahva

Ahva creates their music by combining digital sound manipulation with touch screen instruments, electronics such as Petteri Mäkiniemi’s self-made instrument Ginette, raw drumming, and effected vocals. For The Goldmine, they perform “Fortune Cookie”, the opening track from their debut EP Padworks (2021), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen and Eppu Nousiainen. Editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2021.

Ilpo Numminen

Ilpo Numminen is a synthesizer artist who respects the tradition of craftmanship in electronic music. He also teaches and introduces modular synthesizers to people. For The Goldmine, he performs a previously unreleased song “Mirellen maalaustarvikkeet”, live in his rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography and editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2021.

Olimpia Splendid

Olimpia Splendid makes out-of-tune guitar and vocal music with drum machine loops. For The Goldmine, they perform “Käännetty huulipuna” from their self-titled debut album (2015), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography by Jussi Tarvainen. Editing by Antti Hirsiaho. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2021.

MÖYHY-VEIKOT

MÖYHY-VEIKOT makes popular Finnish rhythm music. For The Goldmine, they perform the title track from the album Huume Jet Set Life (2019), live in their rehearsal space.

Recording and mixing by Miikka Sipilä. Cinematography and editing by Jussi Tarvainen. Graphic design by Merkitys. 2021.