Satellite Stories are a Finnish indie rock band from Oulu, formed in 2008. The band consists of Esa Mankinen (vocals, rhythm guitar), Marko Heikkinen (lead guitar), Jyri Pesonen (bass guitar) and Olli-Pekka Ervasti (drums). The band's debut album, Phrases to Break the Ice, was released on 21 September 2012 by independent record label XYZ Berlin and licensed throughout the world. In late 2012 the band made a publishing deal with major publishing company BMG. In the beginning of 2013 they were signed to X-ray Touring for bookings.
Their music and live performance have been praised by British music magazines and medias NME, Q, Clash, MTV UK and The Fly. In August 2012, they were the 2nd most blogged artist in the world according to the Hype Machine. In September 2013 their single "Campfire" made no.1 of Hype Machine most blogged chart.
The band released their second studio album, Pine Trails, in late 2013. In August 2014 the band started to record their 3rd album in the UK with producer Barny Barnicott. Barnicott has previously worked with Arctic Monkeys, The Temper Trap and Editors.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license