SOUND DESIGN AND MUSIC
for performative arts, contemporary dance, museums, shortfilms and bands




ONGOING AND FUTURE

Sound design and music for Travel as a tool exhibition 
Design museum, Helsinki. 2020.



Sound design and music for The Green (W-H-S)

“The Green is better than David Lynch” – Helsingin Sanomat review
“The Green ensnares the audience” – Demokraatti
Visual theatre. Director Kalle Nio. 2019 –>
Shows (2019): Helsinki Festival (premiere), At.tension (Germany), Maribor Puppet Festival, Charleville Mezieres Puppet Festival (France), Cirko (Helsinki), Teatro Sao luiz (Lissabon). 


Janne Masalin as solo artist

“On yö” playlisted (3/2020) on YleX radio C-list.
“Gospel sumun keskellä” won Levylautakunta (1/2020) on YLE Radio Suomi.
“Yhdessä olemme alasti” album out 28th Feb 2020. Roihis Musica.
Check this site for shows, videos and info. 2019 –>


Singing accordionist, occational band leader and song writer in Bad Ass Brass Band

“Tällaista spontaania musisointia voisi Porissa näkyä enemmänkin.” – Helsingin sanomat Pori Jazz review
“Haluatko soittaa puhallinbändiä?” – Helsingin Sanomat about Helsingin Juhlaviikot
“Yleisö tuotti polkemalla virtaa Bad Ass Brass Bandin konsertin led-valoihin” – Helsingin sanomat
“Bad Ass Brass Band yhdistelee voodootunnelmia, eteläamerikkalaista marssimusaa ja balkanilaista biletystä 14 soittajan voimin” – Kauppalehti

12 member marching band. Numerous performances in festivals, clubs, jazz- and street happenings. Occational co-operation with circus performers and dancers. Two albums (Helmi Levyt 2010, Exogenic Music Group 2014). 2010 –>


Sauna accordionist
Soundscaping and unreligous spiritual improvisation with accordion in public saunas and festivals with a sauna. 2018 –>

C Kari Jalonen



EXPERIENCE

Sound design and music for Maan päällä paikka, Zodiak
Contemporary dance with co-operation of female prisoners. Choreographer Ninu Lindfors. 2020.

“Ljudplaneringen och musiken av Janne Masalin är exceptionellt lyckade och effektfulla.”  –Hufvudstadsbladet review 


Sound design and Music for 25. Tunti 
Documentary short film (21 min). Director Juho Reinikainen. 2019.



Sound Design and Music for Frame of Mind
Fictional short film (18 min). Director Kiia Kuivalainen. 2019.


Sound design and music for Miehen kosketus, Kajaani town theater
Documentary theater. Director Eino Saari. 2017-2019.


Music and perform in Utopian empathy
Contemporary dance and music performance. Director and choreographer Sari Palmgren. Performances in Grey Cubes -festival (in bear cage!, Helsinki 2015), Generaattori (Kajaani 2016), Pori Art museum (2016) and Full Moon Dance festival (Pyhäjärvi 2017). 2015-2019.


Music and sound design for A Poly Love Story
Contemporary dance short movie about polyamory. Director Pinja Valja. MUU Gallery (premiere, Helsinki), Loikka Dance Film festival. 2017.


Music and perform in Kabaree Amor, Myrskyryhmä Minicabaré for rest homes. Choreographer Heidi Masalin. 2015-2017.


Production and content design for Carnaval, Baltic Circle (International Theatre Festival)
Multi-disciplinary art project including a kick-ass van with outrageous sound system. Choreographer Maija Hirvanen. 2016.


Band lead, singer-song writing and perform in Tundramatiks

Numerous club and festival gigs in Finland, Baltic countries, Russia and Norway. Three albums (Disco Blanco Recordings 2006, Exogenic Music Group 2012 and 2014), 6 music videos and a documentary (buenos pictures 2012). 2004-2015.