A magical material.
Jaakko Eino Kalevi is a Finnish musician born and raised in Jyväskylä and this Friday, November 17, he shares his most recent album called, Chaos Magic.
Before the release of his album kalevi He was making several premieres as an introduction to what would become his album. The last, and most recent, was “Hell & Heaven” premiered last Tuesday, November 14 and which was accompanied by a video clip directed by FAK Agency. This song was written together with the brothers Faux Real also known as Elliot and Virgile Arndt. The song is a high-energy party in which the lyrics reflect the artist’s freedom when creating together with stinging synthesizers that make the song one of the most memorable pieces on the album.
About “Hell & Heaven” Kalevi commented:
I sent a drum track to the Faux Real guys and asked them to make a song with it. It was just the drums, but somehow they got the vibe perfectly. This song seems to me to be a kind of gothic pop by Abba. Plus, I needed dramatic lyrics, so I went biblical. “It’s the most biblical song I’ve written so far.”
For its part, the album was composed and recorded in Athens, in its new home. Chaos Magic traces an exciting journey through the universe of Jaakko combining cosmic jazz, dub reggae, neon synth pop, tender ballads and even the nirvana of space rock. At the same time, it has musical contributions from the French actress and singer Alma Jodorowsky like Jimi Tenor, Faux Real, Yu-Ching Huang and John Moods.
Over the past two years, demos for the album were made between Europe, at artist residencies in Geneva and Maajaam, Estonia and in studios in Berlin and the Greek island Hydra, before being fully developed in Athens in the Mutuals Sounds Studiosa place very close to the heart of Jaakko carried by his friend Teemu Takatalo who co-produced and mixed the album with Jaakko
In the words of Jaakko, Chaos Magic is:
An album back to the roots, Chaos Magic It’s a collection of songs over a certain period without trying to put them together.”
Inspired by their new home and the Greek word kháos which means ““abyss or void that was created when the Earth and the Sky separated” Jaakko It unites eclectic and wonderful sounds that make the album an encounter with beauty in everyday and chaotic nature.