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Home page of Pink Twins, electronic musicians and video artists Juha and Vesa Vehviläinen, based in Helsinki, Finland. Read more
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Pink Twins is represented by Sinne at Moving Image art fair, New York. Moving Image takes place March 5-8, 2015 and features Pink Twins’ latest video, Parametronomicon.
Pink Twins is among the five candidates for 2015 Ars Fennica, the biggest Finnish art award.
See Ars Fennica site for info.
Anna Jensenin näyttelyarvio Mustekalassa (in Finnish):
Pink Twins, papukaijat, hälytysajoneuvot ja huikea hallittu kaaos
Sinne, Iso Roobertinkatu 16, 00120 Helsinki, open tue-sun 11-17.
The exhibition presents new video work – browse high-resolution freeze frames from Parametronomicon here.
Matters of Time – Artists from Finland, curated by Holger Kube Ventura at Frankfurter Kunstverein, 25 July – 12 October 2014. The exhibition features a video installation by Pink Twins.
Photo: Norbert Miguletz © Frankfurter Kunstverein
Pink Twins take part in Out Of Our Heads, an exhibition at Shoreditch Townhall, Hackney, London, 13-29 June 2014. The exhibition is curated by James Putnam and Vassiliki Tzanakou, and features a new version of the video work Miracle.
Inwards To Infinity, the locked grooves mixing cello, flute, clarinet and harp by the defunensemble with Pink Twins electronics is now born as a digital version! This downloadable spectacle creates an ever-changing tunnel of sound with imaginary turntables! For the unique splattered pink 10″ vinyl with heavyweight gatefold sleeve, click here. To download click below:
Behold! The Pink Twins Amplifier is a high-paced, explosive tapping game with a unique soundtrack – several hours of studio recordings from 2013, hand-picked and released exclusively with this app! Download now from Google Play or App Store and tap your way to the final upgrade…
Behold! Four hot minutes recorded this summer at Jättömaa Festival / Wasteland Festival, Kouvola, Finland.
Side A – Before Forever (7:30)
Side B – Inwards to Infinity (50 locked grooves)
Spectacular 10″ Eternal Play! Splattered pink vinyl, heavyweight gatefold sleeve.
Buy now! The mail order price is 12 EUR (for now), including postage worldwide. Payment by PayPal. (For other payment options, please mail us.)
New 10″ vinyl record from Pink Twins, Inwards to Infinity, will be out soon. The record features music made with defunensemble, the premiere Finnish group specialized in performing new electroacoustic music.
Side A features a single track, Before Forever, a piece for ensemble and tape, performed by defunensemble and recorded live at Musiikkitalo, the brand new Helsinki Music Centre, in September 2011.
Side B, titled Inwards to Infinity, is made of 50 locked grooves, mixing cello, flute, clarinet and harp by the defunensemble players with Pink Twins electronics. The locked grooves were presented in a multichannel installation in the recent Pink Twins exhibition at Galleria Sculptor in Helsinki.
Inwards to Infinity was composed, produced and mixed by Pink Twins in Helsinki during 2011. Mastering by Teemu Korpipää. Vinyl cut by Christoph at Dubplates & Mastering, Berlin. The record is a multi-coloured pink splatter vinyl, in heavyweight gatefold sleeve. Sleeve notes by Mikko Kanninen.
Release date: 2 March 2012. (Mail order available here earlier!)
Pink Twins: Inwards to Infinity – sound installation with four turntables, multi-channel audio and locked groove records. Installation view from Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, November 2011.
The 10″ vinyl record Inwards to Infinity will be released in February 2012.
Here’s a review of the Pink Twins exhibition at Galleria Sculptor, Helsinki, from Helsingin Sanomat (in finnish):
Before Forever, a new electroacoustic composition by Pink Twins, will be premiered by Defunensemble on Monday 12 September, at the brand new Helsinki Music Centre. The premiere performance is part of the opening concert of Klang concert series of new music.
Before Forever (for harp, piano, cello, flute, clarinet and tape) is commissioned by Defunensemble, Finland’s premier contemporary music group devoted to the performance of electroacoustic music.
Klang: Big Bang at Helsinki Music Centre, Camerata hall, 12 September, 20:00. See info here.
Happy New Year! Ladies and gentlemen, we present the first release of 2011 from Pink Twins, an exclusive free digital single, available only on this site! Listen and download Sub-Atomica! on the Music page.
FOUR MILLION SUNS
(Full-length versions available on vinyl only.)
Pink Twins have made their vinyl debut this year with the spectacular new album FOUR MILLION SUNS. The LP features two side-long tracks, recorded at Pink Twins’ studio during 2009.
LP info and credits:
Music by Juha Vehviläinen & Vesa Vehviläinen.
Recorded at Jääkärinkatu Studio, Helsinki, 2009.
Mastering: Teemu Korpipää. Cut and made at Flight13.
33rpm. 180g heavyweight vinyl. 350g heavyweight cardboard sleeve.
Black and clear vinyl available.
Buy now! The mail order price for initial orders is 15 EUR, including postage worldwide. Cheap. Payment by PayPal. (For other payment options, please mail us.)
Four Million Suns LP (black vinyl)
15 EUR including postage worldwide
Four Million Suns LP (clear vinyl)
15 EUR including postage worldwide