In the domestic department: a remix, made by Nalle, of “Marjanpoimija” will be released soon. The upcoming teen artist Nomi released a song with Nalle’s drum and synth production
The countdown of the reality TV show Voice of Finland has begun. This means that a lot of songs soon have to see the light of day. This without the knowledge of who their performers will be. With only educated guesses as a reference Kaiku entertainment invited a bunch of songwriters to a camp in Helsinki mo-tue this week. The camp was originally initiated by Universal which is Voice of Finland’s official record company. But neither do they know who they will sign in the end. An interesting starting point, indeed. Anyway: a lot of work got done. The end result will, as always be interesting. The power so far lies in the hands of the judges. After that, the torch will be passed on to you!
Monday again and facing it feels ok. A very nice weekend with a late birthday celebration for the newly 11-year old on the agenda. No fever in the household anymore and we are all alive and kicking!
The no.1 chart hit & most played song in Greece 2011 “Baby it’s over” with Helena Paparizou is now to be found in print. Mikko Tamminen and Nalle co-wrote the song with Hanne Sorvaag who now has published a book consisting of songs she has written.
Get your own copy here: Musikkforlaget Cantando
The co-writing session this week with Anders Borgius is postponed since he got an offer he couldn’t refuse. Hoping he will visit later on this spring. On our minds right now: 1.a suitable name for the start-up. 2. the up-coming business meeting this Friday.
Report from Rovaniemi: Hit factory togheter with Samuli Laiho (Finland) and Tomori Kudo (Japan), who became internationally known for creating Nintendo’s “Xenoblade Clonicle” & “Code Of Princess“ series main themes. He is also an artist under the name ACE.
Challenging due to cultural differencies, but also interesting and hopefully fruitful.
Snoring room mates. Earplugs aquired.