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May 2000

Koneisto, the first electronic music festival in Scandinavia, will take place in Turku, Finland, August 4-5. Confirmed acts include Jimi Tenor (with Maurice Fulton), Luke Slater, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Richie Hawtin aka Plastikman, Scratchaholics, Pan Sonic, Jori Hulkkonen, Rinneradio, Bomfunk MC's, JS16, Kemopetrol, Op:l Bastards, Giant Robot, DJ Sasse and many others. See the Koneisto site for details.


The official release date (from Warp) for Jimi's new album Out Of Nowhere is July 17.

The album is quite different from Jimi's previous works. His massive orchestral journey with the Orchestra of the Great Theatre Lodz is an impressive example of musical diversity, blending many styles and elements from Baluji Shrivastav's sitar and tablas to some pretty dramatic vocals of the Pro Canto Choir into a highly enjoyable experience. Contributions from his wife Nicole Willis include lyrics for the single release Spell, and lead vocals on Call of the Wild.

Read about the making of Out Of Nowhere here.


There's an interview with Jimi Tenor and Nicole Willis at the Finnish site Ellit. (Yes, it's in Finnish...)


It seems like the release of Jimi's new album "Out Of Nowhere" (Warp) might be delayed until July. The album was recorded last autumn in Poland with the Orchestra of the Great Theatre Lodz, conducted by Tadeusz Kozlowski. Playing with Jimi and the orchestra are Ilkka Mattila, Chris Dawkins, Saturo Ito, Mike Kearsey, Caroline Boaden, Mikey Wilson, Baluji Shrivastav, Wanda Pittman and of course Nicole Willis, whose solo album is also something to look forward to.

Out now is the Jimi Tenor produced album "Impostor Orchestra: Heliopause" (Sähkö/Puu-19). Here's some reviews.

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