Veeti Kallio & The Ilkan Ilkamat Houseband

8. April 2016

Veeti Kallio – vocals

Anssi Lehtivuori – drums

Ilkka Esselström – guitar

Martin Berka – bass


Rautia Guitars Dual Tone Style – Now on SoundCloud

27. Oktober 2015

Rautia Guitars Dual Tone Style – pickups

• Handmade in Finland
• Chambered alder body
• Bolt-on maple neck
• Bound rosewood fingerboard
• 22 medium frets
• 24.75″/62.8 cm scale
• Two Rautia Valco Style singlecoil pickups
• Two volume, two tone controls
• Push/pull switch in neck tone reverses neck PU’s phase
• Schaller Tune-o-matic with ebony base
• Gotoh Stealth tuners
• Guitarkits USA tailpiece

Contact: Rautia Guitars

Rautia Guitars Dual Tone Style – beauty shot 1


Spirometrian Viitearvot, 1980, Viljanen, Viljanen, Halttunen, Kreus

9. September 2015

Spirometrian viitearvot – Viljanen – naiset

Spirometrian viitearvot – Viljanen – miehet


First look – Ogre Guitars Magnox-M1

18. August 2015

Elation – The Streetbrothers

16. Juni 2015

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Elation (Berka) – The Streetbrothers

Martin Berka – vocals, bass, hand claps

Hannu Seppä – guitars, hand claps

Timo Raita – keyboards, hand claps

Anssi Lehtivuori – drums, percussion, hand claps

Recorded at Viherlaakson Bändipaja (thanks, guys, for the great job you did) and The Closet (vocals).


„Just one more!“ – Living with G.A.S.

8. Juni 2015

Kitarablogi.com – Finland's premier Guitar and Bass blog

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Just one more…pleeeeeeze!

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We’ve all seen the memes on social media, haven’t we? And let’s be honest – there’s plenty of truth in them!

Many – if not most – of us guitarists seem to have an annoying tendency to want to amass a wide selection of instruments and/or effect pedals and/or guitar amps for personal use. This gear lust, which often leads to crammed living conditions, empty pockets, and considerable trouble with our significant other, is generally known as Gear Acquisition Syndrome, colloquially shortened to G.A.S. (or GAS).

It seems that GAS has become ever more prevalent over the last couple of (or three) decades, but the roots of this problem reach as far back as popular music and the advent of mass media.

MM2015 – Schecter USA Sunset Custom

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G.A.S. through the decades

The early days

Gibson Nick Lucas Signature

It’s hard to pinpoint exactly the onset of GAS, but many people would agree that Gibson’s

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John Legend -Cover – „All of me“

4. Juni 2015

„All of me“ by Milos Berka