Kantele with Imagination is a mysterious musical project that combines an electric kantele and effects. The musical influences of the project come from folk and ambient music. Effects create soundscapes around of songs and brings stories to alive. Some songs and the soundcapes are improvised.
Mysterious storytelling, “the ambientscapes” and melodies created with the kantele – the “journey to the mind and soul” can begin.
Markus Riihimäki is a 27 year old kantelemusician. His instrument is a 39 – string electric kantele, (=made by Lovikka) and various effects. He has studied music theory and playing of kantele at the Tampere Conservatory.