Just before the world went mad

Looking back, Highend Mässa 2020, or HEM, as they call it, was held just 30 days before the world stopped. Before the world went mad, as the head of the Swedish Health Office put it.


Auditory hedonism

In addition to audio and music, Penaudio’s head designer Sami Penttilä has a soft spot for other finer things in life.


Penaudio Cenya and Rebel Three

Two past reviews of Penaudio’s cool looking stand-mount and floorstanding loudspeaker.



Noise perceivers

Industrial designer and sound-enthusiast Lola Mijouin is not indifferent about noises.


Radio live

Rava vavàra is an experimental radio broadcast and sound art/sound poetry project created by Italian artist Eva Macali.

Sound art

Horns at art’s service

A sound artist Yuri Suzuki unveils a new participatory artwork at Tuner Contemporary. Once again horns occupy the lead role.


Album reviews

South America meets the Baltics

Two modern musical pioneers, Robert Jürjendal and Miguel Noya, combine their ethnic background and musical forces in their new album The Power of Distance.

Album reviews

Northen sounds

The nature itself as the main artist, humans merely accompanying as featuring artists.

Album reviews


Zeena Parkins’ latest album makes captivating listening.