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Read More Depeche Mode and Me
I’m in London. Sitting in my friend’s flat. Relaxed after a hot bath and Paul Auster’s “Moon Palace”. My day was rather adventurous. I arrived very fucking early at Stanstead. When I went through the Passport Check, the lovely woman asked what I was doing there. “Making music and seeing friends” I said. “Where is […]
Read More Fingerprinted, Searched and Interrogated… Why, Hello London!
So I (obviously) went to Finland. While there, I met Ulla. She was in Lahti taking a goldsmith course. Lo and behond, today I received this amazing little “SPT” that she made! It’s made to be on a necklace. I ❤ my fans!
Read More SPT Fan Art!
It’s my last day in Finland. Tomorrow at 6:30am I’ll be on a plane soaring over the forgotten clouds, heading to B-town. This trip has been truly amazing. Played 4 shows with great audiences, met, hung out with and opened for Beats and Styles and IMPPU, went on a day trip to Tampere where we watched ducks […]
Read More Last Day In Finland
Have you guys heard of Moomin? A famous, fairytale family of Finnish trolls who hang out in Moomin valley. I’ve seen so many Moomin images over the last few years, as I’ve gotten to know many Finns. On this tour, I’ve been staying with my friends IMPPU and Mirva and I was amazed to see […]
Read More My Finnish Friends Are OBSESSED With Moomins!
We played in Vaikkola. It’s a small city an hour from Helsinki. It was after my show in Tenho in Helsinki. Both shows went well. The audiences were enthusiastic, attentive and crazy in a way that only Finnish people can be. Anyway, I met the dudes from Beats and Styles. B and S is an electro-rock-pop […]
Read More Stopped By The Cops In Finland!!!
This is the first picture of me in Tampere. This is Vastavirta. It’s the pub we’re playing in. IMPPU and I. I know one other person in this city: a charming 80’s-rock-style musician I met mere days before coming. That’s it! Hopefully more people will come. Friends of friends or friends of friends of […]
Read More SPT’s Finland Tour 2016: Tampere
I didn’t intend on booking a tour. It sort of fell into place. An SPT fan and friend, Madeleine, runs a gallery in Oslo, Norway (RAM) and had invited me to play (22nd August). Then my friend Ilmari (otherwise known as Imppu) asked if I would like to play a show in Lahti, Finland and […]
Read More The First Day Of My First Solo Tour!