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Mysterium Magnum by Jimi Tenor and UMO Jazz Orchestra is out now on Herakles Records. The music on Mysterium Magnum is not your typical big band music. It varies from mystical contemporary compositions like Koneen Sydän, Huumatun Pako, Mysticum Minus, Sähköinen Laji to cinematic themes like Kratera and I Was Here. On the album Jimi himself plays Russian synthesizer RITM-2, tenor saxophone and flute.
> Herakles Records
> Video from the record release party
Available for the first time! Jusu Lounela's and Jimi Tenor's classic scifi / horror movies from the '90s: The Wrestling Man 1 - 2, Urinator and Dr. Abortenstein.
Tenors Of Kalma album Electric Willow is out now on Enja Records. Jimi Tenor and Kalle Kalima have made music together for years and now they are breaking ground in a trio format with Joonas Riippa on drums. The music is dark and jazzy but danceable and suddenly you hear a hounting ballad. Moments later it could be inspired by Sun Ra meeting Kraftwerk.
> Tenors Of Kalma
I Give to You My Love and Devotion is now out worldwide on CD and vinyl. Also available digitally on iTunes.
> Cola & Jimmu on facebook
The new LP Exocosmos from Jimi Tenor feat Impostor Orchestra is out now. "I´m really happy about this album, one of the best I´ve made. Be warned, it´s not pop music", says Jimi.
Have a listen & order your copy at the Sähkö webstore.
Jimi Tenor and Nicole Willis, life partners as well as past collaborators, reunite for their new “deep house revival” project under the artist name Cola & Jimmu. Their debut album Enigmatic is released on May 10th on their own label Herakles Records. Find the album at selected good record stores.
> Cola & Jimmu on facebook
Soft Focus is a new album by Jimi Tenor, sound-sculpturer Lary 7 and harpist Mia Theodoratus. All production was done in Lary 7's Plastikville Studios in NYC except cutting by Didier Selin in Timmion Cutting Laboratory in Helsinki. No digital device was used in the production of the vinyl version of Soft Focus.
> Take a track-by-track tour with Jimi
> Get it at the Sähkö Webstore
The new album by Jimi Tenor and Kabukabu titled The Mystery of Aether is out now on Kindred Spirits.
> Take a track-by-track tour of the new album with Jimi
> Read more and listen to samples at the Kindred Spirits site
Jimi Tenor's Autobahn exhibition moves on to Berlin, where it can be seen from Oct 6 to Oct 27 at Suomesta Gallery. Vernissage on Oct 5 at 7pm with live music by the artist himself.
Ladenkino & prkl! presents Sähkö, a film by Jimi Tenor and Jimi Tenor one-man-live-show on Oct 2nd at Ladenkino, Berlin.
Jimi Tenor's photography exhibition Autobahn has opened in the Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland.
A photo exhibition by Jimi Tenor opens in Kingi Kongi Gallery, Helsinki, on March 7th. The series of large prints titled Autobahn portrays various roadkills. Jimi sees his photos as kind of half-abstract paintings found on the roadside.
See a selection of photos here.
Jimi Tenor revisited his classic album Europa (1995) as he performed it live on stage with Ilkka Mattila in Tampere, Helsinki and Turku.
> Unmentionables video from the Helsinki show
> Photos from the show
The self-titled release Itetune, a totally scratch-made album from Jimi Tenor & Abdissa Assefa is out soon on Temmikongi. Only handcrafted instruments are used on the straight cut vinyl release. See press release here (in Finnish)
Itetune release party at Digelius Music, Helsinki, 30th August , 6 pm.
> Photos from the party
Desto, one of the most “exportable” names in Finnish dubstep, has teamed up with the omnipresent Jimi Tenor to produce one of the true surprise cards of the Flow 2011 deck. See them live at Flow festival's Club Voimala on Aug 13th, 21:00. Meanwhile check out videos of their first release here!