Jan Anderzén is a visual artist, a musician and he runs a record label Vauva. His solo outift is called Tomutonttu and he is the leader of an avant-garde sound group Kemialliset Ystävät. Tomutonttu and Kemialliset Ystävät discographies are vast and include CDs, vinyl records, cassettes and lathe cuts released on Fonal, Fusetron, Beta-Lactam Ring, Lal Lal Lal, Jewelled Antler, Celebrate Psi Phenomenom and other underground labels around the world. Jan’s music utilizes a wide spectrum of instruments and electronics to create their joyful blasts but the recording studio in itself might be their single most important instrument. Jan has collaborated with hundreds of people through his art. Recently Jan held workshops and played a series of concerts for school kids at the planetarium of his home town Tampere.
“A Day in the Mouth” is a series where I visit an organisation, a person or a place and have a little chat with the people involved and see what they’re up to.
Directed, edited and filmed by Sami Sänpäkkilä
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