More primitive instruments like the a and the Finnish had fallen into disuse, but are now finding new popularity in a folk revival.
The hard-to-define electronic country garage rock group got excellent reviews in the Finnish rock press and has reached some kind of a cult status in Central Europe.
Let's not forget about Ceebrolistics, their first cassette single Sping was released in 1995 their lyrics has been both in Finnish and English.
Sakari Kukko's played jazz music which was heavily influenced by Finnish folk music and progressive rock.
After and pre-rock music era, such names as or , for example, were among the most popular male singing stars in Finland, and and most popular songwriters.
The recently retired were one of Finland's most popular metal acts in the early 2000s, having risen from the ashes of late 1980s — early 1990s cult band.