PEKKANINI (aka Pekka Lunde) - RESUMÉ
1975-1982: Toured Scandinavia and made a number of albums with his rockgroup ”Ensamma Hjärtan” (The Lonely Hearts).
1986: First instrumental solo album Spotlights
1983: Started together with fellow musician Gunnar Danielsson the pop duo "Danielsson & Pekkanini" (4 singels and 2 full lenght albums)
Since 1982: Composer for theater in Sweden, have composed music for over 100 theater plays.
NOW: Theremin player with close to 300 000 video views on Youtube, around 40 theremin compositions on the internet for sale or for free download.
Collaboration with musicians from Sweden, France and USA (see Moiko Records compilation album ”World Music”), made the song ”Wooden Theremin” together with Michigan musician Woody Black.
April 2010: PEKKANINI wins the category ”off the beaten track” in the London based web competition THE PEOPLES MUSIC AWARDS with his song ”Theremin goes Pop!"
IN 2010 PEKKANINI'S ALBUM "THEREMIN MAGIC" (MOIKO RECORDS) WAS UP FOR NOMINATION TO A GRAMMY AWARD (Instrumental music with theremin as solo instrument) in category 10 INSTRUMENTAL POP.
2012: Theremin solo album "THEREMINS IN THE JUKEBOX" on Moiko Records
(Theremin, compositions, arr, prod and performance by Pekkanini)
2013: Together with Sardinian composer Enrico Pasini - "SARDINIAN SONGS"
(Theremin, arr, prod and performance by Pekkanini)
Out May, 2015 - album "Pekkanini In Thereminland".
September 2016: album with new band: Pekkanini & The Thereminland Band: "Guitars and Theremins"
2017: Solo side project: Lupec-2 10 instrumentals in the electronic genre
FOR THEATER 2013:
Compositions for the Swedish set of "The brave love" on stage in Gothenburg
FOR THEATER 2014: Swedish theater play "Footbath" - Gothenburg.
FOR THEATER 2015: Swedish theater play "Shadow on the road" - Gothenburg.
Pekkanini's music on iTunes:
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Pekkanini on Youtube:
Name: Pekkanini - Theremins And More!
Lives in: Göteborg, Sweden
Company: Jönsson & Lunde HB
Occupation: Music Composer and Musician
Unique traits: Pekkanini plays the theremin - the world's first electronic instrument. He plays it without touching!
"Pekkanini created a suggestive musical background for the drama" "Pekkanini stands like a magician from the Middle Ages on the stage and absolute calm, with his hands in the air, he conjures tones out of his theremin...
Music by About Pekkanini Swedish media
Winner of London based "The Peoples Music Awards"