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    04.04.2024

    Beatles hype takes over Helsinki

    Helsinki Beatles Weekend paid tribute to one of the world's most popular bands. Recently, however, the band lost one of its popularity records.

    20.03.2024

    Eco-records and carbon footprint calculators – the music industry is aiming for emission reductions

    The music sector has become increasingly responsible. The latest innovation is the eco-record made from recyclable polyethylene terephthalate.

    14.03.2024

    Many new or renovated venues are now opening in Helsinki

    Helsinki's reputation as Finland's most attractive gig city has been on the decline in recent years. Is it time for a revival?

    06.03.2024

    Classical music record shop Fuga closes – moves to publishing!

    Helsinki will lose another record shop when Fuga, which specialises in classical music, goes online.

    29.02.2024

    Seven candidates compete for the 2024 Teosto Prize

    This year's Teosto Prize nominees were announced at the Port of Music in Espoo. Seven Finnish compositions published or premiered in 2023 will compete for the €40 000 prize. See all the nominees!

    22.02.2024

    A problematic album tops the album list

    Last week's number one album on the Finnish album charts was Vultures 1, co-released by US rapper Kanye West and Ty Dolla Sign. Instead of its music, the album has been in the headlines in recent days mainly because of its copyright violations.

    07.02.2024

    Women’s music making and performing continues to grow

    This year's Grammy Awards helped confirm a recent US study that found the proportion of women as performers and creators of popular music continued to rise last year.

    01.02.2024

    The CD recovery begins

    Much has been said in recent years about the increasing popularity of vinyl records. Now it seems that the CD is also making a slow comeback.

    25.01.2024

    Indie Awards honours alternative musicians

    The fifth edition of the Indie Awards was presented at an invitation-only event at the Helsinki Tiivistämö.

    12.01.2024
    Kuvassa kiharahiuksinen mies, jolla mustasankaiset silmälasit ja kaulahuivi. Taustalla maisema, jossa peltoa ja metsän reuna.

    Can artificial intelligence become OK?

    Long-time musician and AI researcher Martin Clancy believes in the potential of music. According to Clancy, when used responsibly, AI can add value to the creative process and the music ecosystem. National solutions to the problems need to be sought.