With subjects that are set to challenge listeners, Pelkkä Poutanen is composer Petra Poutanen’s genre-bending, outrageous and beautiful solo project based on folk music aesthetics. Poutanen’s performances have been described with words such as earthquake, Big Bang, hypnotic, and deep. Her tools include vocals which combine Scandinavian and Finno-Ugric vocal techniques all the way to throat singing, stringed instruments, and live electronics. Her music combines elements from folk music, classical music, root music, pop, and more experimental tonal worlds.
Petra Poutanen, Mikko Oravainen