Articles & Reviews

Reviews // Ääneni yli vesien (2018)

Review at New Model Radio (9/2018) in Slovakian
Review at Maailman Kuvalehti (9/2018) in Finnish
Review at New Folk Sounds (7/2018) in Duch
Review at Jazzthetik-Belege (7/2108) in German Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at FolkWorld (7/2018) in German
Review at RnR Magazine UK (5/2018) in English Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at Salon Seudun Sanomat (5/2018) in Finnish “album of the week”
Review at Magazin Nordis (5/2018) in German  5/5
Review at Helsingin Sanomat (4/2018) in Finnish Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at Songlines Magazine UK (4/2018) in English Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at Lira Musikmagasin (4/2018) in Swedish/English
Review at Folker (4/2018) in German
Review at Ilkka (4/2018) in Finnish Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at Savon Sanomat (4/2018) in Finnish Kuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Review at ekultura.hu (4/2018) in Hungarian
Review at New Folk Sounds (4/2018) in Duch
Review at Global Music Magazine (3/2018) in German
Review at fRoots (3/2018) in English
Review at Rootstime.be (3/2018) in Dutch/English
Review at Nordiche musik.de (3/2018) in German

 

Reviews // Rautasuu (2017)

Review at New Folk Sounds (9/2017) in Dutch
Review at Rootstime.be (5/2017) in Dutch
Review at Musikreviews.de (4/2017) in German
Review at Schubladenfrei (4/2017) in German
Review at Global Music / Weltmusik-Magazin (4/2017) in German


Reviews // Turmio (2015)

Review at Echoes zine  (10/2017) in Czech
Review at Nordische Musik (5/2017) in German 18/18 stars
Review at Folkmagazine.be (3/2017) in Dutch
Review at Global Music / Weltmusik-Magazin (2/2017) in German
Review at RootsWorld (2/2017) in English
Review at New Folk Sounds (2/2017) in Dutch
Review at Songlines Magazine UK (122/2016) in EnglishKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle starKuvahaun tulos haulle star
Top Of the World” -album by Songlines Magazine
Review at Folkworld.eu (1/2017) in German
Review at ekultura.hu (1/2017) in Hungarian
Review at fRoots (11/2016) in English
Review at Le Canard Folk – Belgium (8/2016) in French
Review at Musikreviews.de (8/2016) in German 12/15
Review at Finnish Music Quarterly (4/2016) in English
Review at Jazzthetik (1112/2016) in German
Review at Folker (4/2016) in German
Review at Rootstime.be (7/2016) in Dutch
Review at Folkworld.de (7/2016) in English
Review at Hufvudstadsbladet (24.2.2016) in Swedish
Review at Kansanmusiikki-lehti (4/2015) in Finnish
Review at Kantele-lehti (4/2015) in Finnish

 

Listings etc.

World Music Charts Europe
(4/2018) #3 (5/2018) #7
Transglobal World Music Chart

(3/2018) #9 (4/2018)#10 (5/2018) #16
Radio Les rutes del so #5 March 2018
Nominee for “Boarder Breaking Act of the Year” at Ethnogala 2017
“Band of the Year 2017”
by Kantele Association
Shortlisted for the “Best Group” of 2017 at the Songlines Music Awards 2017
“Best concert 2016” by Les Rutes del so
#1 x3  on the Eigenwijze Radioprogramma top 30 (2/2017)
Top of the world -album by Songlines Magazine (122/2016)
World Music Charts Europe
(12/2016) #8 and (1/2017) #12 and (2/2017) #12
Transglobal World Music Chart
(12/2016)(2/2017)
Womex16 Official Showcase Selection artist 2016
Radio Taiffa/Babel: #8 March 2017
Best World Music albums of 2016 by Potlista.com
New and noteworthy world and folk albums for the end of 2015 by Music Finland (12/2015)
Top 10 Best Finnish Albums 2015 by Glue at rosvot.fi (1/2016)

 

Articles

 

Elektrofolk-musik och stämsång // BLT (8.5.2018) in Swedish

Okra Playground upp i täten concert review // HBL (31.3.2018) in Swedish

Okra Playground – Live at De Ploter, Ternat  // FMQ (16.3.2018) in English

“Okra Playground at RWMF 2017” (7.8.2017) in English

“Five bands you need to listen to after Rainforest World Music Festival 2017” (22.7.2017) in English

“6 Notable Acts from the Rainforest World Music Festival 2017” (19.7.2017) in English

“Kanteleliiton tunnustukset 2017” // Kanteleliitto (8.5.2017) in Finnish

“Okra Playground ‘Turmio’ & Videopremiere” // Finnweh.de (5.4.2017) in German

“Video premiere von Okra Playground” // Orkus! Magazin (5.4.2017) in German

“Okra Playground: Kalevala a elektrofolk”
// Rozhlas.cz (14.3.2017) in Czech

“World Music Charts – February 2017” // Piranha Records & Publishing (1.2.2017) in English

“Suomalaista maailmanmusiikkia” // Keski-Uusimaan Viikkouutiset (18.1.2017) in Finnish

“Musikalisk resa i Finland” radio interview // UR Skola (24.12.2016) in Finnish/Swedish

“..den mystischen Tanz der Herbstfarben” // Orkus! Magazin (2.12.2016) in German

“Authentischer Folk aus Finnland: Okra Playground” // Orkus! Magazin (1.12.2016) in German

“Hilights From Womex 2016” // BBC Radio 3 (4.11.2016) in English
can be listened until 4.12.

“New folk and world albums for the autumn”
// Music Finland (12.10.2016) in English

“WOMEX valitsi Okra Playgroundin” // Gramexpress (4/2016) in Finnish

“Okra Playground bringer ihr spannendes electronisches Update der finnischen Folkmusik im Herbst nach Spanien zur WOMEX16 World Music Expo”  // Ausfinnland.de (3.10.2016) in German

“Okra Playground gets the folk party started”  // Music Finland (28.9.2016) in English

“Flow är inte bara för hipsters” // Nytid (16.8.2016) in Swedish

“Flow 2016: Eight Finnish acts to see” // rosvot.fi (11.8.2016) in English

“Taidetta Flow’ssa: haastattelussa Okra Playground”  // uniarts.fi (30.6.2016) in Finnish

“Finsk Folk-pop i Farsund” // Lister (10.3.2016) in Norwegian

“Top 10 best Finnish albums 2015”  // rosvot.fi (12.1.2016) in English

“New and noteworthy world and folk albums for the end of 2015” // Music Finland (1.12.2015) in English

“Okra Playground löysi uuden soinnin” // Kansanmusiikki -lehti (12/2015) in Finnish