Global club nights

February 21, 2024
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season 2, episode 3 | KUOHU RECORDS with Oona Kapari, Minsku Tammela

‘’Global club nights’’ is a networking and informative club series in collaboration with Caisa Cultural centre, Helsinki Open waves web radio and the Global music Department of Sibelius Academy, that aims to bring together all parties involved with music. With live music, seminars and workshops the events attempt to create bridges between musicians, event producers, agents, venues, and music lovers, bringing down barriers and creating a safe and creative environment of free expression. In a celebration of diversity, using the tools of intercultural collaboration and specialized knowledge, we provide the possibility of a neutral and safe space for sharing and exchange of knowledge, information, wishes and insights on the music industry in Finland, both on the part of the musician and from the business side while most importantly, sharing it with the community.

Oona Kapari
Producer, mixer, recording engineer and artist. Years of experience as a sound engineer at the legendary Finnvox Studios. Working currently at her own Kuohu Records in Helsinki and has produced an Emma-nominated album ”Uni onnesta” and her solo album Maailmojen murheet was released in October 2020.

Minsku Tammela
Known for her numerous bands, Minsku Tammela can be described as a soulful storyteller, whose voice is full of blues and folk songs. She is an inventive searcher of sounds and a jouhiko player, a serious but crazy comb virtuoso, composer, arranger, lyricist, musician and vocal pedagogue, whose motto is: Music ahead of the world!

Kuohu Records is an independent label that releases music made by women with genres from art pop to cinematic folk music and some funky grooves too. Right now, in their roster, they have 9 artists who are professional producers, multi-instrumentalists and songwriters. All of them have their own unique sound and the freedom to create as they please.

Kuohu Records has released music in three different languages and one main goal is to tell a story that matters and give the audience a place to find it. 

We are equal. We are free.

Producers and hosts:
Chico Matada and Vasileios Katopodis
Guests: Oona Kapari and Minsku Tammela
Sound recording, editing & live streaming: Bailey Polkinghorne

*The audio piece was recorded and edited at the Helsinki Open Waves performance & recording room located at Caisa.

**The views expressed in this audio piece and texts are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the view of Helsinki Open Waves.  

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