These Metal Days

These Metal Days

from Nastola, FI

Space oddities (2009)

7 tracks by These Metal Days

Music from space

31:52

In space there is no south, in space there is no north, in space there is no west, in space there is no east.
Actually I made this track back in 90's. While making it I imagined a lounge bar in a lunar space station. In this bar travellers of different species meet each other. When you sit there you might hear some fragments of discussions in a language…read more
Back to earth

The reality of water (2009)

6 tracks by These Metal Days

This is the reality of water

25:56

Kublai Khan attacked on Fukuoka Prefecture in 1281, mobilizing 140,000 soldiers and 4,000 ships. The Japanese defenders, numbering around 40,000, were no match for the Mongols and the invasion force made it as far as Dazaifu, 15 kilometers south…read more
Kraken is one of the sea monsters of gargantual size appearing in ancient scandinavian mythology. Kraken is the definite article form of krake, a Scandinavian word designating an unhealthy animal, or something twisted. So when you look at the…read more
Standing on a shore and gazing towards the open sea. Someone has left or dead or drowned maybe. The still sea seems darker than before or is it my mind...

Trees and all their verdure (2009)

8 tracks by These Metal Days

Trees in all their verdure

32:51

The song consists eight different patterns, which lengths varies from 12 to 16 bars. Most of the particular pattern is rest, which varies from 5 bars to 15 bars. In the beginning of the song each pattern starts simultanously, but because the patterns…read more

All that jazz (2009)

15 tracks by These Metal Days

Jazz pieces of various kind

49:43

This is my newest experiment with human voice. Female voice is Gizella's (http://www.looperman.com/profile.php?mod=biog&mid=289112)
I put HiphopMami's voice into my nearly finished piece and this came out.
I listened Caravan a lot. Influenced also by Talking Drum of King Crimson
Another try
Smooth jazz piece, mainly guitar solo though.First i got that 'flow' feeling while improvising, which quite usually happens in my ambient work. Unfortunately i did not record my solo during this 'flow' so i were obligated to record my solo without…
Slighty different drum track

These metal days (2009)

9 tracks by These Metal Days

Metal days

28:10

The feeling of pure experience
You can watch the video related to this song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kp1_NaAoiLU&list=UU6ZCGmT1WphdMDQbIZT0peg&index=1&feature=plcp

Into the silent water (2010)

7 tracks by These Metal Days

Water flowing underground

33:18

Once I made a piece called Underneath with Kaer Trouz's vocals. In this piece I've removed them along with some trumpet solos.

DiscoMystic (2010)

5 tracks by These Metal Days

Dance music across the years. Some tracks are as far as from 90's some are newer.

22:06

I made this track back in nineties with sort of tongue in cheek -mentality. I accidentally found it and it still sounded so fresh that i decided to upload it.
This piece is a medley consisting Aragorn (named after my chilhood hero), Continental Op ( Everyone familiar with Hammett's books knows this infamous detective) and Scienceboy... nerd or not
Made this track some years ago.
Made this approx. in the first decade of the new millenium.
Some kind of rap-music. Made with a little bit tongue in cheek approach. I've filtered the rap artists voice so much that i'd rather leave his name unpublished.

Generative Pieces (2010)

11 tracks by These Metal Days

Pieces created mainly with KoanPro- music composing software. These mp3's are so called frozen version of the actual generative pieces, which are more or less different each time, when they are played in the Sseyo's generative music player

52:26

The song consists eight different patterns, which lengths varies from 12 to 16 bars. Most of the particular pattern is rest, which varies from 5 bars to 15 bars. In the beginning of the song each pattern starts simultanously, but because the patterns…read more
Standing on a shore and gazing towards the open sea. Someone has left or dead or drowned maybe. The still sea seems darker than before or is it my mind...
Kraken is one of the sea monsters of gargantual size appearing in ancient scandinavian mythology. Kraken is the definite article form of krake, a Scandinavian word designating an unhealthy animal, or something twisted. So when you look at the…read more
This piece is made of four guitar loops, which lengths varies from 16 to 50 seconds. This is one frozen moment of this generative piece. Played again these loops may form different combinations.
Made with Koan
Made with Koan
Made in 90's with KoanPro demo, which didn't allow saving so I recorded it directly onto a cassettetape

Machineries of Joy (2010)

15 tracks by These Metal Days

The music of this playlist varies from funk and muzak to RnB

51:27

This song began as a background music for my guitar playing. Little by little i kept adding things and finally my guitar didn't fit in. Finally I added Jeffierenee's great accapella and there it was. In the beginning of the job i was studying…read more
A track constructed around acapella produced by FarishaMusic
Found this neat and free VST plugin named Cubix. I love it's generative properties. I made this with it.
Accapella is provided by Janis71

Invisible Cities (2010)

29 tracks by These Metal Days

More or less improvised music

136:53

Once I made a piece called Underneath with Kaer Trouz's vocals. In this piece I've removed them along with some trumpet solos.
Blok P is the largest residential building in all of Greenland, and the largest building in Nuuk. It contains around 500 apartments. Notice the bitrate of this song: It's only 128.
My contribution to ImprovFriday 5th - 7th of April. Spoken words are by Nightingale
My Sound-In contribution in December 2012
Guitar looping improvisation
Möbius looper improvisation
Made with Möbius 2.5

Evening (2011)

6 tracks by These Metal Days

The photograph on the album cover is by Noora Welling

17:42

Summer Thunder loop is by AssasinBeats
Veden todellisuus is finnish and rather exact translation would be the ”reality of water”. Imagine a late afternoon at the beach in the end of a summer. Suddenly you realize, that you will not come back anymore in this summer. If temperature…read more
Not so long ago my daughter came from school and told me that they had a litterature lesson in where they had to do an analysis of a short story. The short story happened to be one of my favourite writer's, Ray Bradbury's, story 'One Timeless…read more
The Fluctuating Reality Club in english

Covers by These Metal Days (2012)

31 tracks by These Metal Days

Cover versions of different classic tunes

132:06

Yesterday (sunday) morning I began to strum this Velvet Underground classic tune and little by little added this and that in my playing and it grew this cover track of Sunday Morning. It was a rainy morning, but along my playing the sky cleared…
Another cover version.
This a cover of King Crimson's classic tune. Not so peaceful, but funkish maybe.
A cover of Burt Bacharach's song
Cover of Bill Frisell's tune
A cover version of Mari Boine Persen's song
A cover of Rob Mazurek's song
A new version. Filtered the guitar tone

Seizure (2012)

7 tracks by These Metal Days

Seizure by These Metal Days

37:52

Blok P is the largest residential building in all of Greenland, and the largest building in Nuuk. It contains around 500 apartments. Notice the bitrate of this song: It's only 128.
Baltic People pt. 2
Inuit word for the frustration of watitng for someone to turn up