job: Head of Tallinn Music Week/MD of Musiccase.
city: Tallinn, Estonia.
working on: Gathering feedback from the 4th edition of Tallinn Music Week and planning next year's event already.
favourite artist: Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, Alina Orlova, Scott Walker, Kate Bush, Steve Reich, Arvo Pärt, Fleet Foxes, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, Mari Kalkun, Ewert and the Two Dragons, Rubik, Orelipoiss, Hjaltalin, Nick Drake....
first gig: Rock Summer Festival in 1988.
highlight(s) of the year: Hjaltalin playing at a gorgeous little old town courtyard in Tallinn together with 10 more amazing Icelandic bands all around town, Björk’s “Biophilia” at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Gus Gus live at Iceland Airwaves, Ewert and the Two Dragons playing to a standing ovation at Tallinn’s sold out 1800-capacity Nokia Concert Hall, Mari Kalkun at the backstage of Song Festival Grounds on 20th August.
musical Hero: Scott Walker and Joni Mitchell.
listening to: some great Estonian music from the festival compilation: http://download.tallinnmusicweek.ee/
Meet Helen HERE