WHAT IS IT..?
Pilgrim Speakeasy began as the freak powered vehicle for the expressions of a psychedelic troubadour from Scotland. Following exotic explorations via Newcastle, London, Denmark and Finland..., the vehicle has since become the driver.. evolving into the worlds foremost Eclecto-funk-world-rock-electro-folk anomaly!
Although solely producing albums since 2000, Pilgrim Speakeasy is also an open entity and has welcomed the talents of many esteemed contributors from many countries over the years, including many stars of world music from Brazil, Senegal, UK, Columbia Finland Sweden and Denmark.
At present the core of The Pilgrim Speakeasy Collective consists of Roger Roge, Panu Mölsä (Bass, Ukulele), Markus Mulkahainen (Drums & Percussion). Currently involved inputting the finnishing touches to a follow up to the acclaimed ' Lo-Fi Love At The Park Cafe' album, which should be out early 2016 and features some great performances from some of the worlds finest musicians. Pilgrim Speakeasy are also taking it to the stage with their stripped down, raw edged live performances .
Previous releases include 2011's 'A Ruff Guide To..Pilgrim Speakeasy‘ following the 'Anarchitecture’ double album (2008), and the Moon Emperor album(2006).
Play something for him to dance to..!
"The music here offers greater rewards...pleasingly eclectic"
"Lyrically the songs engage politically"
- Simon Wardell - The Guardian
"a journey into musical Neverland."
"Combines influences adopted from an enormous field and crafts them into a living, breathing entity.."
Mika Roth - Noise.fi
"If you haven’t checked this act out before, it’s a great place to start. If you are familiar, you should know how unusual and great PS can be. Get out and buy this now"
- G. W. Hill (Music Street Journal)
"...Now rather excitingly the musical maveric is back..."
- Heaven Or Las Vegas magazine
"an irresistible musical vision where genres and styles mix
and live together in harmony"
- Jani Ekblom
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