Nouskaa henget

Tsembla is the musical work of Marja Johansson, a Swedish-Finnish
 artist based in Turku, Finland. Utilizing a wide range of
instruments, electronics, objects and manipulated samples, the music
of Tsembla rides on waves of warped melodies, fluttering rhythms,
abstract voices and mutating textures, crossbreeding the known and the

Nouskaa henget (Spirits, rise!) is her third release. Loosely assembled, rough edged compositions, rich in details, come together into odd instrumental miniatures in an almost-pop format and venturing into fourth world territory. Two of the tracks on the album are made in collaboration with flute wizard Antti Tolvi (of Rauhan Orkesteri, Lauhkeat Lampaat etc.) layering up Tolvi’s overdubbed flutes with hand percussion, samples and electronics.

LP available from New Images:

released July 30, 2013

Mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk

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