Finnish punk pop sensation ALMA has just finished touring the UK supporting Christina Aguilera on her X Tour, and beguiled a select London audience in a secret concert last week at the Camden Assembly. Now she celebrates by releasing her new single, ‘Bad News Baby’, the third track from her forthcoming debut album, ‘Have U Seen Her’, which is set for release next year.
Helsinki soul, jazz, funk sensation Sam Huber has just unleashed his newest album on True Groove Records, entitled, ‘Songs For Mona’. The album is a tribute to his mom’s passionate, breathe easy musical taste. Huber’s velvet baritone voice, and unique cover arrangements along with his emotional delivery of songs by artists including George Harrison and Sheryl Crow assure that there is something for everyone to gravitate to.
Greetings once again from sunny Tel Aviv, as we reach the business end of Eurovision week. On Tuesday, ten countries qualified for the final including Iceland and San Marino for the first time since 2014, and seven went home including the departure of Eurovision veteran Joci Papai from Hungary and Darude from Finland.
Not long after accepting the invitation to represent Finland at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, the platinum selling, award-winning DJ/Producer Darude has released the first of three possible entries for the global song contest. Along with two other tracks, Darude and vocalist Sebastian Rejman will perform ‘Release Me’ at UMK, Finland’s national selection for the Eurovision entry.
Redd Alluri’s song, ‘Man of Truth’ comes ahead of the London-based singer’s EP, ‘Who Are We?’, which is set for release at the end of this month. A diarist to his core, Alluri’s songs wrote themselves during a six month travel break between completing his Master’s degree in Finland and returning home to India. We caught up with Alluri and asked him nine quick questions.