Art First Records

Helsinki based independent music label focusing on local underground culture. All music by composer Ville Vokkolainen could be ordered straight by sending e-mail to All of the physical copies of these works will be handmade by visual artist Johanna Torkkola or Ville Vokkolainen. Everything else could be asked in which case Art First Records forwards you directly to deal with author of any given art work.

Ville Vokkolainen: Piano Concerto ”How To Become An Individual”

Featuring: Ville Vokkolainen: electric guitar, piano, keyboards, synths, programming, mix/master, Eero Tikkanen: electric bass, Johannes Sarjasto: alto saxophone and Seppo Kantonen: piano

-Digital download 5€

The Jazzburgers: (+358)400845304

Musicians of this ensemble are unknown for the label.

-Voluntary donation for digital download

-CD 6€

Johannes Sarjasto: Patvi

-Digital download 5€

-CD 5€

Sergio Castrillón: Chamber and Electronic Works II (2011-2013)

Featuring: Sergio Castrillón: cello, electronics and compositions, Natalia Castrillón: harp, Clara Petrozzi: viola

-Digital download: 8€

-CD (handmade with recycled materials): 15€

Experts from the Underground: Idiomatic Music

Featuring: Ville Vokkolainen: keyboards & composition, Keijo Koskenharju: percussions, Ella Tahkolahti: drums, piano & pump organ, Maximilian Latva: electric guitar, Johannes Sarjasto: keyboards, Eero Tikkanen: electric bass

-Digital download: 5€

-CD (handmade): 10€

Ville Vokkolainen & Kusipäät: I (osa 2)

featuring: Roomet Jakapi: voice, Pauli Lyytinen: tenor saxophone, Johannes Sarjasto: alto saxophone, Seppo Kantonen: electric piano, Joonas Kasurinen: keyboards, Eero Tikkanen: electric and double bass, Eeti Nieminen: drums, Nicolas Rehn: rhythm guitar, Lauri Hyvärinen: prepared electric guitar, slide guitar & objects, Juhani Grönroos: lead guitar, Ville Vokkolainen: rhythm guitar, piano, keyboard, compositions, mix/master and Arttu Kurttila: narrator (Rodion Raskolnikov)

All the related information concerning this release could be found from the text portion of this youtube link.


-Digital download: 8€

-CD (handmade): 20€

Ville Vokkolainen: Chamber Works

Featuring: Harri Kuusijärvi: accordion, Aleksi Santavuori: violin, Sergio Castrillon: cello, Natalia Castrillon: harp, Sebastian Castrillon: cello

-Full quality digital download: 5€

-CD (handmade): 10€

Lauri Hyvärinen: Ipso Kuutala:

featuring: Lauri Hyvärinen: acoustic guitar, objects and electronics

Physical copies of the album (CD or cassette) could be ordered straight from:

-Digital Download: 4€

-Cassette: 5€

-CD-R: 5€

Jörn Bielfeldt: JBXDR – EP No1:

featuring: Jörn Bielfeldt: drums and electronics

Ville Vokkolainen: EDM Superstar:

featuring: Ville Vokkolainen: piano, keyboards, electric guitar, mix/master


-Full quality digital download: 5€

-CD (handmade): 10€

First Art First Records release is Ville Vokkolainen & Kusipäät: I and features:

Pauli Lyytinen, Johannes Sarjasto: saxophones, Panu Luukkonen: trombone, Juhani Grönroos: guitar, Harri Kuusijärvi: accordion, Eero Tikkanen: bass, Joonas Kasurinen: piano, Tatu Rönkkö, Jesse Ojajärvi, Tomi Saikkonen: drums, James Andean: objects, electronics and transitions between different sections, Reetta Haavisto: soprano, Arttu Kurttila: narration and text arrangements, Ville Vokkolainen guitar & compositions.

Recording: Joonas Saikkonen & Juhani Grönroos. Mixing: Ville Vokkolainen & Joonas Saikkonen.

All the related information concerning this release could be found from the text portion of this youtube link.


-Digital download: 8€

-CD (handmade): 20€