Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Vladislav Delay Quartet feat. Mika Vainio / Desert Planet Tour Film

Desert Planet: 'Return of the Ninja Droids' (2005)

Assorted Finnish artists news:

1) Mika Vainio to join The Vladislav Delay Quartet

Berlin-based Finnish artist Vladislav Delay (a.k.a. Sasu Ripatti) launches an ensemble called The Vladislav Delay Quartet; featuring Mika Vainio of Pan sonic on electronics, Derek Shirley on double bass, Lucio Capece on saxophones & bass clarinet and Vladislav Delay himself on drums.

The debut performance of The Vladislav Delay Quartet will take place on Friday 11 April 2008 at My Favourite Thing festival at Radialsystem, Berlin, Germany.

More info @ Vladislav Delay site

2) Short tour movie by Desert Planet

See it at:

Desert Planet is an electronica/micromusic/space_punk/video_game_ pop band from Finland. "Short Tour Movie" presents live tracks 'Aska-Osaka Virtual Highway' and 'Opponent' shot 2006-07 on their tours in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Finland. Also including 'Green Fireballs' music video taken from the upcoming album Moonrocks (release date in G/A/S 25. April 08 by 9pm-Records).
(Movie length about 18 mins)

See also:

Kioski.De (German online shop for Finnish music)
Stupido Records (Desert Planet's record label in Finland)

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