Fonal Records is a Finnish independent record label established by Sami Sänpäkkilä in 1995. There has been releases so far varying from ambient, experimental, naive pop to semi-acoustic psychedelic folk. We are currently based in Tampere, Finland.

FONAL FAMILY:

Managing Director
Sami Sänpäkkilä
Fonal Records
PO BOX 185

33101 Tampere
Finland
+358505841486

www.fonal.com

Digital Downloads Distribution Manager
Eric Namour / Diogenesmusic
Diogenesmusic.com
London, UK

Fonal Booking
Sami Sänpäkkilä
+358505841486


Fonal
shop inquiries

FONAL.COM SITE CREDITS

Most of the site is designed by Sami Sänpäkkilä. Fonal Jukebox is coded and designed by Jarno Varjonen. Juho Kaitajärvi has done a lot of coding and help with the administration pages. Fonal shop is coded and designed by Tommi Forsström of If Society. Enrico Glerean deseves a special mention for fixing things more then in a few occasions when things have gone haywire.

 

 

 

 

 
 

SS-PALACE STUDIO

The recording facility where many of the Fonal releases have been recorded, mixed and mastered. A very creative studio atmosphere where you can record anything from demos to full lenght albums. Digital 16-track simultaneous recording or 8-track 1/4 inch reel-to-reel tape recorder with unlimited tracks for overdubs. Lo-Fi spirit engineering with results as-lo-or-hi-u-wish. Customers include amongst others Kemialliset ystävät, Kuusumun Profeetta, Alien Heat, Kiila, Office Building, Ville Leinonen, Islaja, Maguar Posse, Helmi-levyt, Risto and many others.

INTERVIEW AND PROMO REQUESTS

Please send an e-mail stating your name and a link to the website of the media you represent. Also send a link to a previous review or feature you have written. If we decide to send you material please give us the courtesy of sending us your reviews or features as well.

SENDING US DEMOS

Send promos to the address below. CD's or cassettes only please. Do not send mp3's via e-mail, they will be deleted. Also do not send e-mail asking if you can send promos or mp3's. You can however send links to streaming audio but we very rarely check them out. Unfortunately we don't have time to answers inquires or comment on the music. Just so you realise we have in the whole history of Fonal only released one album via a promo sent to us. Thanks for going through the trouble of sending it to us anyways!

Fonal Records / Sami Sänpäkkilä
PO BOX 185

33101 Tampere

Finland