Turku Modern – Renaissance Man

renaissance man

Being middle class and Scandinavian prepares one for a bleak future.  However two Helsinki DJs, Downtown and Jaxxon, made it through the jungle, although without house music they would already be dead or in lower management – or both.  Their collaborative project Renaissance Man, is one of the highlights of  Turku Modern, a new electronic music festival in Finland.  Hailing from the new breed of Helsinki club survivors, they bless the world with a mixture of all things kick drum and a sophisticated and novel conception of contemporary dance music.  Their track “Rythym” is on the recently released Kitsuné Maison 7 compilation and their brilliant Aloha EP was put out in June by Sound Pellegrino.

One Comment

  1. Sven Svensson
    Posted July 29, 2009 at 3:56 pm | Permalink

    Why would growing up middle class in one of the wealthiest regions on the planet prepare one for a bleak future? Renaissance Man are great though.

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