Rutilus handles label services and A&R, oversees the right management and PR partners for our artists and owns publishing rights for our music. We look forward to working with the best possible partners for each artist in each market.
Miika Särmäkari, is CEO of Rutilus and works directly with label’s artists creating individual plans for sponsorships, marketing and PR.
Miika founded his first music label in 2009 and became Editor-In-Chief of a music media in 2010. From leading a culture magazine and a music radio, he proceeded into working with advertising and Finnish music export as well as creating a content plan for Red Bull Media House in Finland. Besides building connections within the music industry, he has been serving as a radio host for several music programmes.
Miika continues his artist career, spanning for over 15 years under the stage name Särre, and keeps pushing onto new fields with his own artistry. He is passionate about music, runs a basketball blog as a hobby and enjoys spending time with his family.
DEMOS & SONGS:
UNIVERSAL MUSIC FINLAND
RUTILUS MUSIIKKIMEDIA OY
VAT NUMBER 1-9726445
TEHTAANKATU 19 A 2
HEAD OF A&R
Antti Salimäki, better known by his stage name Pianomies is a figure behind many artists and hit songs in Finland. His ability to combine different styles and musical genres into hip hop music has kept him busy during his 12 year career in the recording industry.
As a producer he has composed and worked closely on albums for dominant Finnish Hip-Hop acts like Teflon Brothers, Musta Barbaari, Rudolf, No Smoking Team and Heikki Kuula.
Antti's expertise spans into audio branding. He has created a channel identity for the biggest urban music radio in Finland, and created tailored music for several brands together with creative agencies. Due to his background in working with different partners, his able to create truly unique mixtures of styles for the artists he works with at Rutilus.