Acid Symphony Orchestra
Location: Helsinki, Turku, Finland
Acid Symphony Orchestra is an undertaking by the Finnish Composer/Producer/DJ Jori Hulkkonen invlolving ten Roland TB-303 bassline synthesizers and either a TR-808 or a TR- 07 drummachine, performing experimental electronic/techno.
The 11 piece orchestra have played in Germany, Finland, Turkey, Austria, Greece and The Netherlands, including a warm-up gig for for Kraftwerk where the whole concept was given the official seal of approval from the highest authority availbale, Mr. Ralf Hütter.
Conductor: Jori Hulkkonen.
Orchestra members (the lineup ever so changes depending on availability of the members):
Juha Matinmäki, Aku "Huoratron" Raski, Kalle Karvanen, Jussi-Pekka "Monoder" Parikka, Janne "Burdock" Puurunen, Tatu "Mr Velcro Fastener" Peltonen, Kimmo "Acid Kings" Oksanen, Pete "Sintetik" Salonen, Tuomas Toivonen, Jesper Dahlbäck, Johannes "TinMan" Auvinen, Tuomas "Phonogenic" Salmela, Klas "Sasse" Lindblad, Timo Ahlqvist, Jani Lehto