About Me

I’m just a dreamer who dreams of better riffs

Jani Karppanen

Karpov, Korpela, Karpiainen


Music, photographing, traveling, reading, writing, ski jump, nightlife in Lahti or any place in the universe, finnish, british and american comedy, btw I miss Conan O´Brien

Favorite Places
A tiny terrace at home, Sauna, nice pubs, Sopot in Poland at summer, a nameless restaurant somewhere around Vienna Hills, a secret pub in Krakow

Favorite Bands
Sorry folks, I had to start from the Day Zero. I woke up some deep
frozen memories and cried a little. Please don’t read this:

my mothers milk included:

Stray Cats, Matchbox, Slade, The Sweet, Rolling Stones,
…and make no mistake – you don´t want to know the rest.

Later neighbourhood brainwashed me with:

Ramones, Rainbow, Nazareth, Duran Duran, Jeff Beck, Deep Purple, Hanoi

Anyway, here’s some great albums from the past (starting with thw

W.A.S.P. – W.A.S.P.
Van Halen – first,
Mötley Crüe – Shout At The Devil
KISS – Destroyer
Rainbow – Difficult to Cure
Helloween – Keeper of the Seven Keys, Pt. 1
Judas Priest – Turbo
Iron Maiden – Powerslave
Peer Günt – Backseat
Guns n’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction
Skid Row – Skid Row
Pearl Jam – Ten
AC / DC – Who Made Who
Extreme – Pornograffitti
Red Hot Chili Peppers – BloodSugarSexMagic
Steve Vai – Passion & Warfare
Ultra Bra – Kroketti
Don Huonot – Kaksoisolento
Joe Satriani – Flying in a Blue Dream
Rush – Moving Pictures
Queen – Greatest Hits II
Green Day – Dookie
Alanis Morrissette – Jagged Little Pill
The Cardigans – Gran Turismo
Garbage – Version 2.0
Manic Street Preachers – This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
Prodigy – The Fat Of The Land
Faith No More – King for a Day, Fool for a Lifetime
U2 – The Joshua Tree
Coldplay – X&Y
Tool – AEnima
Lamb Of God – Sacrament
Soilwork – Stabbing The Drama
Meshuggah – Destroy Erase Improve
Killswitch Engage – As Daylight dies
Opeth – Ghost Reveries
Katatonia – The Great Cold Distance

Make your own list 🙂

Some great songs at the moment: Lissie – When I’m Alone, Scissor Sisters –
Fire With Fire…

Favorite Movies
The Shawshank Redemption, Fargo, Talvisota, Katsastus, Amelie, Pulp Fiction

Favorite Quotes
“It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the evil spirit of man”

“Ja mowie troche po polsku”

What’s a fun fact about you?
I love to dance. I can easily dance with full pint of beer on my head.

What was the last book you read?
Mikhail Bulgakov – The Master and Margarita

One thought on “Jani”

  1. It’s nice to read that you like some places in Poland and “Ja mowie troche po polsku” just made my day. Thanks.

    Greetings from Poland,

    Few days ago I heard song “Liar” and now I just can’t stop to listen to End Of You songs. Thank you for your music.

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