Jaakko Koikkalainen, bass (b. 1981)
other instruments: vocals, keyboards, guitar, melodica
Has studied guitar as a main instrument. Nevertheless, handles a bunch of instruments depending on the given situation.
Hobbies: Fantasie Impromptu in C sharp minor by F. Chopin (op.66), musicology, dancing, karaoke, ear training exercises
Some musical interests: G.B.Pergolesi, Mike Stern, Duran Duran, Chick Corea Electric Band, Devil Doll, Pat Metheny, Dimmu Borgir, Raoul Björkenheim, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Toto, Steve Reich, Pantera, Modest Mussorgski, Infected Mushroom, Clannad
Favourite things: "Outer Limits", French augmented sixth chord
Atte Kurri, guitar (b. 1981)
other instruments: vocals, keyboards, alto recorder
Several years of guitar studies. Currently works as a part-time teacher of elementary school bands. Sings in a chamber choir in Vantaa. Plays football and is a big sports-fan.
Favourite things: live music and sport events, orgelpunkt, Battery energy drink, "Medico de Familia", Championship Manager
Some musical interests: Yes, Kate Bush, Angra, Queen, Renaissance, Kansas, Symphony X, Van der Graaf Generator, Genesis, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Karl Jenkins, Arcangelo Corelli, J.S. Bach, Nikolai Rimski Korsakov, Claude Debussy,
Ilkka Piispala, drums (b.1981)
other instruments: vocals, keyboards
Started his musical studies with violin and piano, but changed to classical percussion in the age of 13. Has also sung in several choirs.
Some musical interests: Dream Theater, Symphony X, Shadow Gallery, The Flower Kings, Yes, Genesis, Pekka Pohjola, Sergei Prokofiev, Jean Sibelius, Absoluuttinen Nollapiste, Tori Amos
Favourite things: Movies, "Lost", Battery energy drink
Ilkka Saarikivi, keyboards (b. 1981)
other instruments: vocals, cello
Has studied the cello since an early age and plays the instrument on many Khatsaturjan-songs. Is a school teacher student in Helsinki university. Sings in a famous Finnish male voice choir named YL.
Some musical interests: Queen, The Beatles, Astor Piazzolla, Nick Drake, Radiohead, Coldplay, Jeff Buckley, Mew, Sigur Ros, Flaming Lips, Pink Floyd, Johannes Brahms, Dmitri Shostakovich, Einojuhani Rautavaara, J.S. Bach, Sergei Rachmaninov, Antonin Dvorak, Jean Sibelius
Favourite things: Battery energy drink, Pedro Almodovar, Michel Houellebecq, Charles