14th June 2005

Updated tracklist and sample from upcoming TENHI III maaäet

puutaThe new TENHI full-length, entitled ‘TENHI III maaäet’, will be released this autumn by Prophecy productions. Check out a sample from a still unfinished song called ‘varpuspäivä’ from the unreleased music page for mid-summer eve’s magic. More samples coming up soon.

updated tentative track listing for TENHI III maaäet:

  1. kuoppa
  2. varpuspäivä
  3. salain
  4. vähäinen violetissa
  5. sarastuskävijä
  6. aatos
  7. kausien ranta
  8. uuvu oravan luu
  9. tuulenkaato
  10. viimeiseen
  11. maa syttyy
  12. rannalta haettu

10th May 2005

upcoming new TENHI album

puutaHi folks.

Today we are entering the UTUstudio for one week session for recording the album, still some vocals to do. After that we start mixing it and hope to get it released in early autumn.

Tenhi / Harmaa / UTUstudio

1st March 2005

TENHI -demo kertomuksia


Because of the demand, we have now planned to release the old tenhi demo ´kertomuksia´ from 1997 this year. The concept is still open – it might be a special double cd -release with other old material plus our artwork from that period. The exact schedule is still open and we might do some kind of co-operation with Prophecy Productions with that release.

14th February 2005

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28th January 2005


Again back with music.

Currently we’re finishing Tenhi album and collecting ideas
for the new Harmaa album.

First ideas for the new Harmaa album are turning towards
the black soil of earth – we have thought of composing for a shamanistic

Soon we’ll put some tapes for you to listen. Some old ones and new ones as well…

29th December 2004

Happy New Year!

Thanks to all our fans and accomplices for supporting UTUstudio, and happy New Year! 2005 promises to be a busy year rich in releases:

  • A new full-length Tenhi album (on Prophecy productions) and
  • ‘Miscarriages’ miniCD re-release from Mother Depth (on UTUstudio) early in the year; with
  • a full-length album from Mother Depth and
  • a full-length album from Harmaa, both released through UTUstudio, following later in the year.

The UTUstudio crew is vacationing this week, so currently pending orders will ship next week.

23rd October 2004

The Airut saga continues with a new full length album!

airut:aamujen cover artThe Airut saga that began with Tenhi’s AIRUT:CIWI now stands on its own under the title HARMAA. The Harmaa band is based around the visions of Tyko Saarikko and Ilmari Issakainen.

The second part of Airut saga — AIRUT:AAMUJEN — will be released thru UTUstudio in December. All of its 9 tracks are piano driven compositions varying from romantic atmospheres to darker shades of nature.

Ordering thru UTUstudio net site

22nd October 2004

UTUstudio launched

In order to create high quality music with no artistic restrictions a new label/collective UTUstudio was formed by people involved in TENHI and MOTHER DEPTH.

UTUSTUDIO is mainly founded to release the AIRUT:SAGA from the band HARMAA. In future it also possible that thru UTUstudio various forms of art (such as poetry) will be released.

The first music release will a full length album AIRUT:AAMUJEN by HARMAA.

14th October 2004

Tenhi news October 2004

The next Tenhi album is due to be released through Prophecy productions in March–April 2005. The tentative track listing is:

  1. kuoppa
  2. kausien ranta
  3. varpuspäivä
  4. vähäinen violetissa
  5. salain
  6. aatos
  7. tuulenkaato
  8. viimeiseen
  9. maa syttyy
  10. sataa
  11. rannalta haettu

The first song to appear in the ‘unreleased music‘ section on the site, ‘sarahdus’, is available again.

14th August 2004

Tenhi news August 2004

Rehearsals at UTUstudio, 2004Tenhi has almost finished the recordings for the upcoming full-length album which ought to be released in February–March 2005. It promises to be an intense and strong album which will take the Tenhi saga into even further spheres. The album is once again recorded at UTUstudio and will be released by Prophecy. Tenhi has also extended the original three longplay album record deal with one additional longplay album.

14th March 2004

Tenhi news March 2004

Unfortunately the live shows planned for spring/early summer are put off to later period. Tenhi will concentrate on recording the new full-length to get the album out as soon as possible, hopefully at the end this year or early 2005.

14th February 2004

Tenhi news February 2004

Tenhi may appear live in a few places in Germany around 4–6.6.2004, and Turku, Finland later that month. More info on that later…

Further recording sessions for the new full-length album will begin in early May. Some working titles for the songs are ‘rannalta haettu kivi’, ‘uuvu oravan luu’, ‘kuoppa’, ‘varpuspäivä’ and ‘vähäinen violetissa’.

14th January 2004

Tenhi news January 2004

Kauan‘ re-release is out now from Prophecy Productions. Beautiful and rough digipack with two bonus songs from the same Kauan -recording sessions: ‘Kielo’ (drum/violin version) and ‘niin hiljaa auer vie’. Get your hands on this!

14th December 2003

Tenhi news December 2003

Updated music section with drum version of Suortuva. Updated UTUstudio with an old grand piano. Updated pictures page with a nice panorama shot from the studio room One.

14th November 2003

Tenhi news November 2003

Recording sessions for the next full-length album will continue in the spring, as soon as the studio thaws. A music video for a song off that album is planned, as well as a 6–9 day European tour in the spring.

14th August 2003

Tenhi news August 2003

Some 4–5 new songs for the next album have been put together so far in the early 20th century school building where the studio currently resides.

Kauan‘ will be re-released later this year, with bonus tracks ‘kielo’ and ‘niin auer hiljaa vie’ from the same sessions.

Prophecy productions shall release a rather exclusive 200-piece ‘Väre‘ LP issue during the coming winter; half in white, half in transparent vinyl. Part of all the covers will be hand-painted by Tenhi members.

Added a few live photos from wgt 2003.

14th July 2003

Tenhi news July 2003

Two upcoming live performances in Finland with Nest:

  • JULY 24th Old School Aurakatu 16, 20100 Turku. Open 21-03. Age limit 18. Liput 4€.
  • JULY 25th Stella Star Club Sturenkatu 27, Helsinki. Open 16-03. Age limit 18. Liput 6€, sis. narikan.

Recording sessions for the next album will begin mid-July in a wooden house in the countryside…

The next Tenhi release is planned to be a mCD continuing the ‘airut:’ saga. An early version of ‘kielo’ from the ‘kauan‘ sessions will be included, as well as some very old piano tracks.

The Helsinki gig got cancelled at the last minute due to technical issues (pissed-on mixing desk and speakers) at the venue. We’ll see if we can arrange a gig in Helsinki during fall 2003.

2000 faces festival live ‘näkin laulu‘ for download.

14th May 2003

Tenhi news May 2003

New unreleased track for download: sydänvalkea.

The Wave Gotik Treffen gig will be on Saturday 7th at Haus Leipzig, Elsterstraße 22, at 20:00. Expect a more acoustic-oriented sound, as we’ll be using simpler percussions rather than a regular drum set this time around.

14th April 2003

Tenhi news April 2003

Tenhi live at the: 12th Wave Gotik Treffen / Pfingsten (Whitsun) June, 06th – 09th Leipzig – Germany

Thanks for everyone who showed up for the concerts earlier this year. Pictures coming up soon.

Recording sessions for a new full-length album are planned for this summer.

14th December 2002

Tenhi news December 2002

live dates:

The new album ‘Väre‘ will be published in Finland 15.1.2003 by Sangrealmedia.

New old music to download: An early version of ‘kielo’, with drums, from the ‘Kauan’ session.

Added a guestbookish tagboard on the site… go make some noise.