Antti Vuorenmaa (Andy Hilland) is the founder and CEO of Hilland Records (established 2005).
He´s also working as a full time musician (pedal steel, mandolin, guitar, vocals), songwriter and producer. Antti has released two domestic solo albums Päiväkirja “2012” and Pohjavirta “2014”.
Antti Vuorenmaa & Marko Haavisto
A duo project of two singer-songwriters. They released their debut album: Kapteeni Kiddin haamu” in Oct 2015. Lyrics in Finnish.
Pauli Halme is a hot country guitarist from the cold north. Based in Helsinki, he spreads around the message of country music around Finland. Whether it’s his sleek solo fingerstyle playing, cool bluegrass or smokin’ hot Telecaster picking, he never fails to thrill his audience.
”This Time It’s Personal” – Hilland Records 2014 – Vinyl LP
”Sounds Like Bad Fiction” – Turenki Records 2013 – CD
This band of two hard working hayseeds, is designed to produce the sounds of early country and rockabilly. Mudville 56 was founded in a local pub in early 2012 and the´ve kept the wheels spinning ever since. If You like such amazing legends as Johnny Horton, Roy Acuff, Ray Price, George Jones, You´ll love Mudville 56!
Andy Hilland: guitar, voc
Topi Karvonen: double bass, voc
Hound dog (2012) digital download
Skatin´on very thin ice/Dear old Jessie (2014) 7” vinyl single
Ice Blue Grass Band is a Finnish bluegrass group founded 2012.
They started by playing the ”standards” from Bill Monroe to J.D.Crowe and the New South. At the moment they are working for the first EP with their own originals to be released 2015.
Miihkali Jaatinen: banjo, voc Andy Hilland: mandolin/dobro, voc Pauli Halme: guitar, voc Topi Karvonen: double bass