Helsinki
Pekka Airaksinen (Musicians)
Pekka Airaksinen (1945-2019) was a Finnish composer from Helsiniki.
Pekka Airaksinen in Reviews
Music Review | posted 23.10.2021
Ka Baird & Pekka Airaksinen
FRKWYS Volume 17: Hungry Shells
»FRKWYS Volume 17: Hungry Shells« is the result of vocal performer Ka Baird’s collaboration with the overlooked Finnish avant-garde composer Pekka Airaksinen.
Recent Articles
Music List | posted 01.12.2021
End-of-year review 2021
Top 20 12inches
12inches are mostly, but not always, made for the club. A look at the 20 best records in 2021 shows that in this year, not only was dance music rethought – but that also quiet counterpoints were set.
Music Portrait | posted 28.01.2022
Iannis Xenakis
Beyond Standstill
The Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis was one of the greatest radicals of the 20th century. His music revolted against the zeitgeist and a traditional understanding of Western music as a whole.
Music List | posted 01.12.2021
End-of-Year review 2021
Top 50 Albums
Much like every cloud has its silver lining, this year had some fantastic music to offer – something to hold on to in difficult times. These were the 50 best albums released on vinyl in 2021.
Music Portrait | posted 20.01.2022
Records Revisited
Daft Punk – Homework (1997)
In 1997, the French duo Daft Punk released their debut album »Homework« and since then have had an almost unprecedented career. At that time, the album was not yet mainstream, but creaky, crackling house music.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.