The Past is Alive

It was so much fun making HMM videos (posted here earlier) that I decided to do it again. I found some more photos, took some music from my other bands and did a couple of Youtube videos just for the old times’ sake. To me, they’re like photo albums with a soundtrack.

Here’s Existence On/Off, the opening track of the Telenovelas’ album I am the Destroyer that Plastic Passion released in 2013.

This one’s much older, the music and the pictures date much further back. Like a Moviestar is from The Phantom Tones’ album Entitled Nameless, out on Hiljaiset Levyt in 2000.

Also, Hundred Million Martians has a new 12″ vinyl compilation out – well, not really out as in released, just a very, very limited edition was made for a certain special occasion, but it exists anyway, and because I did liner notes for this ultra-rarity, I decided to add it to the music and liner-notes pages here.

So, in a way, the past is alive.

 

Martians caught on video – see the photos!

Hundred Million Martians, that is. It’s the band I was in some years ago.

I found a bunch of old band shots on my computer, went all nostalgic and decided to teach myself to make videos.

Here’s Stompalong Cassidy (Yeah Yeah Yeah), one of my favourite songs in the HMM repertoire. It’s from the band’s third album Solid Rock Planet (Plastic Passion 2004). Photos: Nina Lampela.

 

And this one’s from out final album Marseille (Plastic Passion 2008). It’s a great tune and one of the first songs we rehearsed for the studio sessions. Photos: Satu Mäkelä, Ari-Pekka Lehtisalo, Nina Lampela.

Read more about the band. Visit my music page.