Lie down in debris (Live at the Unzyme Proving Ground) video released

Lie down in debris is so much fun to play live. I’ve always felt that we play rock music, even though the instrumentation and stylistic choices are very much electronic. There’s a good amount of Nirvana in the on/off nature of this song. I was also channeling Pendulum, when writing the song. Lie down in … Read more

Taike grant awarded to Joona

Taike (Arts Promotion Centre Finland) has awarded a working grant to me (Joona), which will enable almost two months of compositional work towards the fourth (and possibly portions of the fifth) Unzyme album. I wonder if we should start using the same naming convention as the legendary German pop sensation, Modern Talking, where they always … Read more

String arrangement of Harder to breathe released (live video)

Unzyme’s keyboardist, Daniel Lawrence arranged a new song of ours in a rather grandiose way. We’ve always liked strings, but lately that love has actualized in many string-heavy songs, including “Never leave the shipyard”, “Harder to breathe”, “Tension”, “About to explode” and “Dust on the shelves” – all from the upcoming album.

Acoustic live version of After years of ecstasy released

Ville is now busier than ever, finishing his thesis on CRISPR, so we can’t perform or rehearse like we normally do. This led us to think about alternative ways of working, one of which is to write new arrangements for old songs. We did a couple of new arrangements – an acoustic guitar arrangement of … Read more

Unzyme to stream a live show in support of Brummi, on April 25th 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has crippled the whole live music industry. One of the many victims is Brummi, a live venue in Rauma (Finland), which is run by a friend of ours. We’d like to offer our help by streaming a live show from the Unzyme Proving Ground, with all donations going straight to Brummi. The … Read more

Nerve cells remix EP to be released on May 8th, 2020

“Nerve cells remixed” EP will be released on May 8th. This remix EP will feature remixes by PihkaSound, Mind Waker and Unzyme’s keyboardist Daniel Lawrence, also known as Dalziel. Track listing Nerve cells (PihkaSound remix) Nerve cells (Dalziel remix) Nerve cells (Mind Waker remix) The Nerve cells remixed EP cover photo, and the photo of … Read more

Unzyme to collaborate with Jyväskylä Particle Accelerator Lab

I felt like Adam Savage on the set of Blade Runner 2049, or a kid in a theme park, when I was invited for a visit at the Jyväskylä Accelerator Lab. We talked about various forms of collaboration, all of which sounded really interesting to me. They need music for a marketing project, and we … Read more