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Makia Proudly presents: Full Steam Ahead Documentary

For the SS14 collection we embarked on a steamboat journey into the Finnish Archipelago Sea. Aboard the ship, a crew of musicians looking to provide a picture of today’s most interesting Finnish artists amidst some of the most unique surroundings the world has to offer. This is their story.
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Pictures from Full Steam Ahead Launch Tour

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Friday is Formal Makia and Casual Tiger Of Sweden Friday!

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Warehouse Raided By Last Japan

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He got us distracted and looted our warehouse while leaving us hypnotized with his unique infusion of 2 step garage, grime and dubstep. Check out what he looted here >

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Damn Seagulls

Damn Seagulls rock style is kind of different from other Rock bands due to their use of brass instruments and woodwind instruments to make catchy tunes.

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Rubik – Sun Ship #3

Location: 60.185062 ° N – 25.242262 ° E. Share I Like >

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Teeth – Live Medley

Location: 60.138663 ° N – 24.995434 ° E. Share I Like >

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Death Hawks

The dark, rootsy and cosmic rock band Death Hawks has gained a reputation as a mind-blowing live act. 

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Reino Nordin – Kohti juomista

Location: 60.159127 ° N – 24.930936 ° E. Share I Like >

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Teeth

Matti Pentikäinen has a long history in the finnish hip-hop scene and has since evolved into an acclaimed electronic music producer, performing under his moniker Teeth.

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Lau Nau – Merikortit

Location: 60.146119 ° N – 25.004539 ° E. Share I Like >

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Built on the islands highest rock, the Söderskär lighthouse was built under Russian power in 1862, when the ocean trading on Baltic Sea started to pick up.

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Death Hawks – Black Acid

Location: 60.388946 ° N – 25.662467 ° E. Share I Like >

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Our Captain Haddock

With his Haddock-like habitus Captain “Jycke” was in charge of the operations aboard the steamboat.

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K-X-P

Stars lined up as K-X-P unleashed their sounds in a 18th century military bunker, grinding the dust away with an unforgettably magical audiovisual performance.

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Husky Rescue

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Husky Rescue has been on everyone’s lips with their unique mix of modern electro pop that conveys a world of magic, beauty and emotion.

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S/S Norkulla

The 1911 built S/S Norkulla steamboat served as our home on the tour.

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Full Steam Ahead Teaser #2

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Phantom

Phantom combines catchy future pop with alternative melancholic electronic sounds. BBC1 placed Phantom next to artists like A$AP Rocky and Justin Timberlake.

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Rubik

Rubik is known for its unique style of rich sound, complex but well-contained arrangements, changing rhythms and melodies ranging from playful and danceable to wistful and delicate.

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K-X-P – Melody

Location: 60.139480 ° N – 24.994238 ° E. Share I Like >

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Phantom – Albuquerque

Location: 59.989029 ° N – 24.465523 ° E. Share I Like >

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Vallisaari (Embankment Island) has played a central role in the marine defence of Helsinki, serving as a defence fortress since the 15th century.

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Sarah Kivi & Non-Orchestra – Leikkokukka

Location: 60.31271 ° N – 25.587838 ° E. Share I Like >

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Tuomo Prättälä

Long time soul-singer, jazz pianist, composer, lyricist and producer, Tuomo is the true godfather of Finnish soul.

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Radio Helsinki

Of course we we had to have our friends from Radio Helsinki aboard, broadcasting the daily happenings to the public ashore.

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Emäsalo is an island peninsula next to the city of Porvoo in Southern Finland.