Part 4 - 2020 Bass odyssey - High Life a rock-'n'-roll album

Bass odyssey 
Spring 2020 was awful. Everybody was tired and nervous. The world was ending, people were hoarding toilet paper, tuna, and noodles. WTF? 

Anyways, overdubs for stringed instruments started (fourth time recording these songs) in Hawaji studio, and…

Part 3 - 2020 and drums High Life a rock-'n'-roll album

2020, screw you! 

Full band training was not easy to schedule in normal times, but now Finland was riding the first spike of covid pandemic, making everything difficult, stressful, and also dangerous. The band soldiered on, and in three months'…

Part 2 - Pre production High Life a rock-'n'-roll album


First contact emails were exchanged with Hiili as early as September 2019. Mela had called him in advance, and Hiili was already familiar with the band and its first album, Sangre Salvaje. A set of raw studio demos were…

Part 1 - High Life a rock-'n'-roll album

On October 16th, 2019, acclaimed rock-'n'-roll producer Hiili Hiilesmaa will be meeting National Nightmare on E12  motorway service station, halfway between Hämeenlinna and Helsinki. 

In the past few weeks, Hiili has been listening to the band's new demos for  its