Lil' Tony & Tomi K PNLF 2020 Opening!
Founder of Ihana and a true master deep house selector.
Helsinki-based deep / soulful house dj Tomi K. has been around since the mid-1990's deejaying and promoting club nights. Founder of the legendary IHANA club & part of Helsinki House Party crew. Saturday night residencies at Helsinki's "biggest" Underground House clubs such as Kerma, Rose Garden, Redrum, YK & Bassment.
A driving force in Helsinki nightlife, Lil’ Tony a.k.a. Toni Rantanen is known for running the ever-expanding Sörnäinen club complex consisting of Kaiku, Kuudes Linja and Siltanen, as well as the warehouse venue Ääniwalli. Also a co-owner and programmer of Flow Festival, Rantanen still has the same all-encompassing dedication and enthusiasm for his work as 25 years ago. Since his nineties clubs Kerma and Soda, he has been passionate about sound systems, interior design and improving the Finnish electronic music scene in general. Long-running club concepts such as Darkroom and the weekly VUM Open Air series at Ääniwalli are flourishing year after year.
A DJ since 1989 and a record collector for 30 years, Lil’ Tony enjoys to play sets of house and techno influenced by the Detroit and Chicago records of his early warehouse days, as well as doing diverse musical excursions that feature disco, soul and electronic sounds from all across the board. His ”inner selector” is always looking for new discoveries and digging deeper into history.