New drum cover: Musta Barbaari – Salil eka salil vika



Howdy! Been a while since the last drum cover. The reason being this one time-consuming competition we had. But now that it’s over we’re finally back to the routine of doing all this stuff including new songs, gigs and of course the drum covers! It felt surprisingly good to be back behind the drums after the UMK-competition. Even though I sat behind the very same Ddrum-kit on the TV-shows as well, the playback-shit got pretty boring. […] Read more!




We wanted to do something big and cool for our show on the #UMK14 final on Saturday. UMK being the equivalent of the Finnish Eurovision of course. So we are in the final that takes place on one of the biggest venues in Finland, Barona Arena. And just like the previous rounds, this one will be aired on Finnish National TV.

Last time we rehearsed a few new stage moves but this time we wanted to go bigger! […] Read more!

Otto pääsi Susijengiin



Uuden Musiikin Kilpailun finaali lähestyy! Tänä lauantaina pääsen soittamaan isoimman keikkani ikinä, kun vedetään meidän kisabiisi Shining Bright liveyleisölle Barona Areenalla. Unohtamatta kotikatsomoita TV2:n äärellä! Tätä varten on tehty töitä viime vuodesta saakka, ja homma on loppurutistuksia vaille valmis.

Meidän ja muidenkin kisaajien vaatteet on herättäny huomiota ympäriinsä. Risut ja ruusut menee tietty UMK-stylisteille, joiden kanssa mekin ollaan välillä tukkanuottasilla. Mutta hyvässä hengessä tietty! Toisaalta mulla on ollut kokoajan aika helppoa, koska oon pitänyt kaikissa lähetyksissä omia paitoja päällä. […] Read more!

MadCraft iPhone app updated



Our official iPhone app got an update today. The amazing people around the internet have been translating the lyrics of Shining Bright into a bunch of different languages and dialects.

The app now includes lyrics in English, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Croatian, Romania, German, Slovenian and French. Besides that there are a couple funny Finnish dialects mixed in there.

A huge thanks to everyone contributing translations so far! If you know how to translate the lyrics into some other language, join in and we’ll add them in future updates. […] Read more!

It’s up to YOU now!

semifinaali_profiilikuvaWe made it! We are in the UMK (Finnish Eurovision) semifinal. And it’s all thanks to all of you! Everyone who voted and everyone tweeting and sharing as a part of #teamMadCraft. You guys are the best!

In the semifinal it’s all about the people’s vote. No judge votes at all. So it’s our time now! Let’s take this thing all the way!

Our competition number has gone from two ones to just a single solitary one. […] Read more!

Support #teamMadCraft! Vote for 11!!!

fb_profiilikuvaOur heat for qualifications in UMK is next Saturday and that means you can already start voting. If you live in Finland you can vote by phone call, sms or online. You’ll find the info for voting in Finnish at our UMK site.

We’ve also received a pretty awesome and funny James Bond style remix of Shining Bright. If you want to create your own remix of the song, you can download the remixpack of the song here. […] Read more!

#UMK14 Discussion, pt. 2

Our #UMK14 vlog discussion continues with a part 2 where we talk about the other contestants in UMK. Watch to find out who we root for!

UMK-vlogi jatkuu. Tällä kertaa jutellaan meidän lemppareista. Siis muista artisteista meidän lisäks tietty! Kato niin tiiät. […] Read more!

Hey, we’re on TV tonight!



Here’s a reminder to watch us on Finnish TV2 at 9pm Finnish time tonight. It’s the first live performance of our #UMK14 song Shining Bright.

If you can’t watch it on TV, you can still watch the whole episode at Yle Areena, right here. I wrote about some UMK stuff earlier so you can check the rest of it from my last post.

The song itself along with the music video will be released January 1st. […] Read more!

#UMK14 Performing Live and then some



Hey guys! Just wanted to let you in on a quick update about all the #UMK14 stuff that’s been going on lately. If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you’ve probably seen most of it already. But for the rest of you here’s all the latest.


The second episode of the whole UMK show can be seen at Yle Areena (Yle’s streaming TV service). I think we were the third or fourth band on the show. […] Read more!