SOME PLACE ELSE was an independent record label established 1997 by the Finnish artist Niko Skorpio. The label’s history (under the name Demonosound) reaches back to 1992. Some Place Else released over 50 records of experimental, electronic, ambient and industrial music that were distributed worldwide by an underground network of record stores, mailorders and dealers. … Continue reading Some Place Else (1997–2013)
From 2004 to 2007, Some Place Else had a space for a record shop and for live events in Turku. Dozens of local and international artists performed at our live events; documentation will be added here in time.
Demonosound was an underground record label, publisher and mailorder, founded 1993. Later it functioned as a sublabel to Some Place Else.
“VoimaKäyrä: PowerWave Unlimited is the so called ‘noise dept.’ within Demonosound. This means mainly that when the above shown logo is printed on some of our releases the certain people who would think ‘it’s that fucking nose again’ can save their money.”
Variously subtitled during its lifespan as dark overview on dark subcultures or daemonolateria, Hammer of Damnation zine was published from 1991 to 1996. Five issues in total were published, with a series of bi-monthly or quarterly newsletters inbetween. [TO DO: more about the issues and contents, photos] Forthcoming… Zine Anthology! A book format anthology is … Continue reading Hammer of Damnation magazine (1991–1996)
Niko Skorpio is a transdisciplinary artist based in Finland. He works with images, sound and miscellaneous lost & found material. His works have been shown in galleries and events worldwide. His background in experimental underground music and graphic design reaches back to the 1990s.
Unconventional conjurer of surrealistic soundscapes, illustrator of dreams and nightmares with a distinct style. Surreal music, subterranian soundscapes. Dormant volcanoes coming to life. Scratches, crackles and human voice put through alchemy of sound. Bass abuse. Church bells conjured out of the sound of breathing. Odd evo/invocative lyrics. Hauntingly disturbing atmospheres, subconscious landscapes. About mid April … Continue reading Ovro
Khôra by Niko Skorpio was the very last album released on Some Place Else.
Bits, pieces, unreleased tracks and reworks; an exclusive CDR included with pre-orders of the Id|entities CD.
Id|entities, released on CD in 2013, is Ovro’s grand opus, dark, dense and intricate.
Lost Weight is the moniker under which Jukka Vallisto releases sound works, made both by himself and with collaborators. Immune To Jewels collects plunderphonic pieces made between 1995 and 2011…
My Sweet Nightmare is Igor Bardo’s (Bardoseneticcube) debut solo album, containing about one hour of first class psychedelic electronic listening music.
Bad Music EP by APROX. is pure human chocolate, ranging from minimal vocal electro to industrial, hiphop and IDM, on special 3″CDR!
While 2010 was rather quiet, new releases for 2011 are announced by Igor Bardo (Bardoseneticcube), Aprox. and Lost Weight.