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“Slavic Souls”-videos and remix out!

Here are 2 videos of the title track to our “Slavic Souls”-album. The second one is a remix by producer Mr. Bird, who also did the great remix of “Rhythm of Kallio”. Both videos were made by Finnish cinematographer Joona Pettersson. Hope you enjoy!

 

 

“Slavic Souls” album out in April!

2016 Dalindèo. Kuva: Miikka Pirinen

2016 Dalindèo. Kuva: Miikka Pirinen

Our new album entitled “Slavic Souls” will be out in early April! It will be released in Finland by Suomen Musiikki-label and by BBE-records in the rest of the world. Here’s a few thoughts on it from leader and producer Valtteri Laurell Pöyhönen:

“Jazz music in Finland was originally played by musicians who were accompanying popular singers, the schlager stars. The musicians themselves would have preferred to focus on jazz but had to play dance music to make a living. What we are now doing with Dalindèo is playing jazz music heavily influenced by Finnish tango (and other traditional styles) because we appreciate and acknowledge the tradition. Can you mix a soul drumbeat and a tango? Sure you can!”

The official release concert will be at Sellosali, in Espoo (Helsinki), Finland on the 14th of April. You can buy your tickets from Lippu.fi.

Stay tuned for more info, pre-order links and all the good stuff!

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