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Jaakko Eino Kalevi - Stream the New Mini-Album and Read Our The End Interview with Him

Dissolution Out Now via Weird World

Nov 22, 2019
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Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jaakko Eino Kalevi has released a new mini-album, Dissolution, today via Domino imprint Weird World. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also today we posted our The End interview with Kalevi and you can read that here. Also below are his upcoming tour dates.

Previously Kalevi shared a video for the album's first single, title track "Dissolution," which was one of our Songs of the Week. Kevin Luna directed the "Dissolution" video, which features a man who can't stop dancing. The song features Berlin-based Taiwanese singer Yu-Ching Huang, who also sings on two other songs on the album.

The mini-album is the follow-up to 2018's full-length, Out of Touch, which was his fifth album and the follow-up to 2015's self-titled album. Dissolution was recorded in Berlin and Helsinki.

A previous press release describes the new mini-album as such: "If last year's Out of Touch album found Jaakko Eino Kalevi in a reflective mood, on Dissolution he's curious and engaged, hunting for meaning on a record that takes in heavy funk, chakra-aligning electro and rococo space balladry."

Kalevi had this to say in the previous press release: "Just as a drop of ink dissolves in a glass of water, it is said that life on Earth began in this way. It's impossible to become that drop again. Life on Earth is a mystery - it's a story of dissolution."

Kevin Luna, the director of the "Dissolution" video, had this to say about it in the previous press release: "The concept was pretty minimal to start: A man cannot stop dancing in the city of Las Vegas. The details fell into place from there. There's a dream logic to the flow of this video and I think Vegas is pretty dreamy if you manage to take a few steps back from the spectacle. I wanted to show how the desert, the suburbs and the strip all combine to form this place that feels like a pinnacle of some kind of collective hallucination. A dream that we've forced into reality, from which we can't wake up from anymore."

Read our 2015 interview with Jaakko Eino Kalevi.

Jaakko Eino Kalevi Tour Dates:

Dec 9th - Lille VEGA, Copenhagen
Dec 10th - Plan B, Malmo
Dec 11th - Oceanen, Gothenburg
Dec 12th - Fasching, Stockholm - Jaakko Eino Kalevi and Friends
Dec 13th - Fasching, Stockholm - Jaakko Eino Kalevi and Friends
Dec 14th - Korjaamo, Helsinki

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