Phantom was formed in January 2012 by singer & songwriter Hanna Toivonen and producer/sound designer Tommi Koskinen. By mixing elements of Toivonen’s jazz influenced, puissant vocals, Koskinen twists the production into an eerie, cinematic soundscape; incorporating avant-garde textures into the overall cinematic feel.
Phantom’s unique live shows have also provoked rapturous responses, including stunning, real time Kinect visuals and an original handmade instrument, a MIDI theremin, affectionately receiving the name “the UFO (Ultrasonic Frequency Controller)”, which Koskinen controls with hand movements. Phantom are currently working on their debut full-length, due to release in 2014 on Cocoa Music. Before that the duo will release a three song EP for the summer.
”The next big thing out of Helsinki.” -Glue
“I feel like I’ve been hugged by the sky.” -BBC Radio 1, Edith Bowman’s Review show
“There’s a lot to love about formally trained jazz singer Hanna Toivonen and beat-maker Tommi Koskinen.” The Guardian New Music
“Top 10 of Eurosonic 2013: ‘Heart-stirring yet poppy’” -Q TheMusic
“Phantom’s UFO theremin is the best handmade instrument we’ve seen” -NME Blog
“Phantom flirts with the moody and catchy pop genre in a slight Swedish spirit, and man do we love what we hear.” -JaJaJa
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