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Pekko Käppi

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Pekko Käppi

Pekko Käppi has been played on NTS in shows including guests, featured first on 20 November 2015. Songs played include Kuolleitten Kuoppahan.

Pekko Käppi is a player of Jouhikko, the ancient Finnish-Karelian bowed lyre, in all-improvised settings and traditional folk songs. Crossing bowed strings with soft locomotive rhythms, grainy drones and circling, buzzing patterns with otherwordly vocals chasing the arc of his bow with beautiful melodies. His music has been described like this: "In his hands the rough sound of weaved horsehair strings are swaying between the foul and lovely – dirty and pure. The old songs of unwritten tradition, timeless and dark stories mediates in…

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Kuolleitten Kuoppahan
Pekko Käppi
Singing Knives2010
Kuolleitten Kuoppahan
Pekko KäppiSinging Knives2010
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