videos

More videos are on their way, from Maarika + Frocodiles setup. Sorry for it taking its time.

Maarika & Moomin. This is just a short and simple jam session thingie, Maarika in balafon and Mamadou “Moomin” Maiga in kora.

Soi! Sila Fato performing Maarika’s song during Finland 100 years festivities in Helsinki Music House.

Abene Bolon. Balo with live electronics: all sounds produced with balafon. Composition, lyrics, arrangement and video by Maarika. Dedicated to the small crocodile living under a stick bridge in Abene, Senegal.

Balafon + violin jamming. Excerpts of a longer piece, performed by Glomas musicians in Nordtrad festival, Stockholm. Main instrumental theme by Maarika Autio (balafon) and Stiliana Ravelska (violin).

Soumsoum. Practicing with Solo Cissokho in Paris. Kora-balafon duo.

Kanou. Practicing with Solo Cissokho in Paris. Kora-balafon duo.

Kalliolle. Finnish folk song africanized.

Kalliolle. Finnish folk song africanized. Trio setup.

Sade by Maarika, performed with Sila Fato band.

A West-African popular tune performed by Silo band.

Practicing kora patterns with a furry vocalist Bella.