Condition Yellow

O Samuli A Condition Yellow

LP

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As it’s an electronic album we’re presenting here, let’s try to pigeonhole it first, being the music nerds that we are. Renaissance man O Samuli A is Finland’s leading light in the fields of dumbient, chipstep, anystep, O-funk and happy-Nordic-acid. Having scored a mega hit inside the local O-funk microcosm with 2015’s “Ei vittu kytät”, taken from his somewhat privately pressed debut album Field Trip, O Samuli A has now decided to up the ante in the underground electronic scene with his Svartronix debut album Condition Yellow, to be released on September 20th.

O Samuli A has made an electronic racket since the 90s, starting with a beaten Yamaha Portasound PSS-140 keyboard he won at a pawn shop auction. This decisive step began the long journey through four track home recordings, demo releases on self-duplicated CD-rs and international arenas – the artist is known to have performed at least in Tallinn and Helsinki, in addition to the stages and O-funk joints of his native Finland.

Today’s O Samuli A operates out of Merihaka, Helsinki. His current output is typically built of DIY ethics, a lo-fi approach to sound with a hint of wry humour, all smothered with a good dose of thriftshop aesthetics. His lineup features the speech synthesizer MC Micropuhe on vocals, a Nintendo Gameboy and a battery-driven toy gun on sound effects. These elements have strongly contributed to making O Samuli A’s brand of electronic boogie decidedly warmer, more humane and down to earth than many of his contemporaries in the field.

A1 Torspopipo
A2 Halusko se kahvia?
A3 Lumppaaja
A4 Olipa kerran ali-ihminen
B1 Sädesieni
B2 Keltanokka Theme
B3 Peukaloisen etkot
B4 Peukaloisen jatkot