Kemialliset Ystävät - Siipi Empii LP
Kemialliset Ystävät is a long running musical collective headed by Finnish multimedia artist Jan Anderzén. The groups rotating contributors include virtuosic musicians, sound artists, mad electronic music professors, field recorders, singers, amateurs and
professionals. Ikuisuus presents the projects latest LP, entitled Siipi Empii (loosely translated from Finnish to A Wing Hesitates.) Anderzén explains, "The English translation unfortunately loses all the music and rhyme of the Finnish title but the meanings still there, kind of. The title is aiming to describe the movements of a butterfly and the weight/heat of the idea that every single flap of the wing can cause a storm/revolution." He has described the groups sound as sometimes "like an orchestra flying around in a tornado." These themes embody Siipi Empii, a wildly
weird dose of electronic folk music crafted through sheer force of
nature, an abstract organism guided gently by... more
released April 24, 2018
Kemialliset Ystävät on Siipi Empii is Jan Anderzén with Marja Ahti, Niko-Matti Ahti, Francesco Cavaliere, Roope Eronen, Sam Hamilton, Jonna Karanka, Sami Pekkola, Petra Poutanen, Samuli Tanner, Antti Tolvi, Jaakko Tolvi and Paul Wilson.