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Petra Poutanen

is a musician and a composer working both solo and with choirs, in addition to doing theater productions and playing in various ensembles and projects.


She has been described as an earthquake, big bang, hypnotising, insightful and original. Her background in music is broad and her music speaks out. She gets excited from an interesting perspective, that is why she sees genres as tools just as instruments.


She would call herself experimental musician mixing different folk traditions and classical, electronics and roots music, art pop, noise and vocal music. She is known for an acrobatic voice that includes techniques from Scandinavian and Finno-Ugrian folksinging to techniques of throat singing.


Lately it has been improvisation that has taken her to many international co-operations and new adventures abroad. 

Tools and weapons: 




Vocals, Throath singing


Concert Kantele


MÄSÃ UNIVERSE-instruments:

- Cowbell from Hell

- Brutal Truth 


Self made digital instrument called 'Voodoo Child’


Toys, whistles and such

Pic: Pelkkä Poutanen album cover, made by Maria Atosuo, based on a picture taken by Mitro Härkönen

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