So I was randomly inspired to write a little post about a problem that seems to be rather common among drummers. Now, I've been playing the drums on-and-off since the age of 10 or 11, and I'm currently studying music in a conservatory, with the drums being my main instrument. I've learned many a thing … Continue reading Mini-lesson: How to hold a drumstick
Just under two weeks after Phoenix, another musical effort by Yours Truly is now unleashed. Here's Gallery of Harmonies: Vol. 5 - Mostly Remixes! Gallery of Harmonies: Vol. 5 is a 4-track EP that features one original tune written by me last year and three remixes of older Gallery of Harmonies compositions. While each track … Continue reading Gallery of Harmonies: Vol. 5 is out!
It is with immense excitement that I announce the release of The Santtu Pesonen Project's latest (and, for the time being, last) EP, Phoenix! The new EP features five tracks, each with its distinct mood and style. It's also my first album ever to feature guest musicians, as well as being home to the longest … Continue reading Phoenix is out!
Howdy! So, since I've put The Santtu Pesonen Project on an indefinite hiatus, I felt the need to talk a tiny bit about what you can expect to see from Yours Truly in 2019. First of all, Phoenix is still to be released, although it's not far from the finish line. It's only missing some … Continue reading So, what’s to come in 2019?
With one of my all-time favorite video game franchises, DOOM, having celebrated its 25th anniversary recently, here's a little something from Yours Truly for the occasion... albeit a few days late. "Portal to Hell" (pardon the clichéd name) is a medley of a select few DOOM tunes that I decided to put together in order to celebrate my … Continue reading New single track release: “Portal to Hell”
Hello there! With the release of Phoenix being almost around the corner, I felt I should share with you something I've been contemplating for a while concerning The Santtu Pesonen Project. Once Phoenix is out, I'm going to put The Project on an indefinite hiatus. What this essentially means is that there will be no new … Continue reading What’s to come for The Santtu Pesonen Project
Howdy! If you've followed my musical misadventures since the beginning, you may be familiar with the Gallery of Harmonies series of albums that I spawned between 2014 and 2016. If, on the other hand, you have no idea what it is, it's essentially a series of compilation albums I've released under the MFG38 moniker. The … Continue reading Announcing Gallery of Harmonies: Vol. 5!
Hello there! So I just released a track off of the upcoming The Santtu Pesonen Project EP, Phoenix. The track is titled "Siren", and it's one of the tracks featured on the EP alongside 4 other tracks. You can listen to the track in the YouTube video embedded below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNa1FTQeSz8 As for progress on Phoenix … Continue reading “Siren” single released + Phoenix progress update
Howdy! I just felt the need to post a quick update on the progress of Phoenix, since it's sort of been on hold over the past couple months. Not just sort of, actually - I've done literally no work whatsoever on it during that time. The reason as to why Phoenix has been on hold … Continue reading Update on Phoenix + a few other things
It is with immense joy that I finally announce the beginning of Phoenix's production stage! In case you didn't know what Phoenix is, it's the upcoming 9th album of my progressive metal music outlet, The Santtu Pesonen Project. It contains 5 tracks, each with their distinct mood and style. The album will also feature what's … Continue reading Phoenix begins production!