Discography

Kuusumu (2022)

Kuusumu (2022)

1. Pimeys laski
2. Katkeruuden malja
3. Surusta meri suolainen
4. Kuohuista tulisten koskien
5. Surun sinfonia
6. Pedon vaisto
7. Tulessakävelijä

Digital / CD digipak / LP (gold & black)
Release dates:
CD/digital March 4, 2022, LP July 29, 2022
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Produced by V. Santura & Kuolemanlaakso
Engineered, Mixed and mastered by V. Santura.
Mixed and mastered at Woodshed Studio, Germany, October 19–29, 2021.
Drums recorded at Studio 33, Kuopio, June 6–11, 2021.
Guitars, bass, vocals and percussion recorded at Woodshed Finland, June 13–July 1, 2021.
Keyboards produced and recorded by Aleksi Munter.
Female vocals recorded by Lotta Ruutiainen.

Female vocals by Lotta Ruutiainen
Additional lead guitar and percussion by V. Santura
Keyboards by Aleksi Munter

All music and lyrics by Laakso
All songs arranged by Kuolemanlaakso.
Keyboards arranged by Aleksi Munter and Laakso.
Translations of the lyrics by Laakso.

Cover artworkThe Light Shineth in Darkness and the Darkness Comprehended it Not” by Evelyn De Morgan (1855–1919)
Graphic design & layout by Jari Nieminen.
Band photography by Riku Jokinen, edited by Jari Nieminen

Svart Records, 2022

Tulijoutsen (2014)

Tulijoutsen (2014)

1. Aarnivalkea
2. Verihaaksi
3. Me vaellamme yössä
4. Arpeni
5. Musta
6. Glastonburyn lehto
7. Tuonen tähtivyö
8. Raadot raunioilla (cd bonus track)

Digital / CD digipak / LP (red & black)
Release date: February 28, 2014
Deluxe Edition CD+DVD January 28, 2018
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Produced by V. Santura & Kuolemanlaakso
Recorded by  V. Santura at Woodshed Finland, August 13 – September 2, 2013.
Keyboards recorded by Laakso at The Owl Cave, Kuopio, Finland, except “Verihaaksi” by Kouta in Helsinki, Finland.
J.L.’s vocals recorded by Mikko Matilainen & Laakso at the Kuolemanlaakso Dungeon, Kuopio, Finland, September, 2013.
Mixed and mastered by V. Santura at Woodshed Studio, Germany, September, 2013.

Guest performances by V. Santura, Kasper Mårtenson and J.L.

Music & lyrics by Laakso, except 2. music by Usva, 4. music by Usva & Laakso, 6. and 8. music by Kouta, Usva & Laakso.
All songs arranged by Kuolemanlaakso, except “Me vaellamme yössä” and Raadot raunioilla arranged by Kuolemanlaakso & V. Santura.
English translations of the lyrics by Laakso.

Front cover painting “Fire Swan” by Maahy Abdul Muhsin
Band photography by Susanna Honkasalo
Layout and Design by Markus Räisänen.
Art direction and concept by Markus Räisänen & Laakso.

Musta aurinko nousee (2013)

Musta aurinko nousee EP (2013)

1. Me vaellamme yössä (Radio Edit)
2. Tulenväki
3. Kalmoskooppi
4. Musta aurinko nousee

Digital / CD digipak / LP (yellow, red & black)
Release date: November 29, 2013
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Produced by V. Santura & Kuolemanlaakso
Recorded by  V. Santura at Woodshed Finland, August 13 – September 2, 2013.

Mixed and mastered by V. Santura at Woodshed Studio, Germany, September, 2013.
Keyboards recorded by Laakso at The Owl Cave, Kuopio, Finland. Jess’ vocals recorded by Mikko Matilainen & Laakso at the Kuolemanlaakso Dungeon, Kuopio, Finland, September 22, 2013.

All music and lyrics by Laakso, except Kalmoskooppi‘s music by Kouta, and Musta aurinko nousee‘s music & lyrics by Juice Leskinen, published by Love Kustannus.

All songs arranged by Kuolemanlaakso, except “Me vaellamme yössä” by Kuolemanlaakso & V. Santura, and Musta aurinko nousee.

Guest guitar performances by V. Santura on ”Me vaellamme yössä” and ”Musta aurinko nousee”.
V. Santura appears courtesy of Century Media Records.

Artwork, layout and Design by Markus Räisänen.
Art direction and concept by Laakso & Markus Räisänen.

English translations of the lyrics by Laakso.

Uljas uusi maailma (2012)

Uljas uusi maailma (2012)

1. Minä elän
2. Kuun Lapset
3. Nostos & Algos
4. Roihusydän
5. Etsin
6. Ikiuni
7. Uljas Uusi Maailma 
8. Aurinko

Digital / CD digipak / LP (marbled grey & black)
Release date: November 23, 2012
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Produced by Kuolemanlaakso and V. Santura.

Recorded and engineered by V. Santura at Woodshed Studio, Furth, Germany, February 1–10, 2012.
Vocals recorded by Kouta in Helsinki, Finland.
”Roihusydän” recorded by Laakso at The Owl Cave, Kuopio, Finland.
Keyboards recorded by Laakso at The Owl Cave and Studio Perkele, Helsinki, Finland, assisted by Jack Tyger.

Mixed and mastered by V. Santura at Woodshed Studio, Furth, Germany, July 2012.

All music and lyrics written by Laakso, except “Kuun lapset” lyrics by Laakso & Eino Leino and “Aurinko” music by Laakso, Usva and Kouta.

All songs arranged by Kuolemanlaakso, except ”Roihusydän” arranged and performed by Laakso.
All English translations by Laakso.Guest guitar performances by V. Santura on ”Kuun lapset”, ”Nostos & Algos”, ”Etsin”, ”Uljas uusi maailma” and ”Aurinko”.

Child’s voice on ”Kuun lapset” by Akseli Laakso.
Choir on ”Uljas uusi maailma” by Kouta, Jules Näveri, Sami Helle, Ville Sorvali and Aki Heikinheimo.

Concept, art direction and design by Jari Nieminen (blinddesign.fi) and Laakso.
Front cover painting ”Owlception” (2012) by Maahy Abdul Muhsin. Band portraits by Sami Jämsén.
Kuolemanlaakso logo by Laakso.

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