Peppina, the 21-year-old Finnish indie-pop songwriter was dubbed the “Queen of Sundance” last year! We talk to her about her move to NYC, her inspirations, and what fans can expect from her new album!
While she is here her record company, Honey Rose Records & Rooftop Films will be hosting the premiere party of the film ‘Menashe’ with a special performance by Peppina. Performing tracks off her upcoming debut album with a full five-piece band, the multi-instrumentalist blends infectious hooks, intimate vocals, and inspirational lyrics with pop sensibilities and indie rock.
About Peppina: Hailing from Helsinki, Finland, Peppina was trained as a classical flutist before picking up piano, guitar, and ukulele. She developed a talent for songwriting with influences ranging from Regina Spektor and Feist to Stevie Wonder and David Bowie. While still in high school, Peppina discovered hitRECord, a collaborative forum for artists, and uploaded her music to the site. Her songs quickly gained popularity and the attention of hitRECord’s founder, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who then invited Peppina to perform in Los Angeles as part of the hitRECord television special. Soon after her discovery, Peppina took to the stage at both SXSW and the Sundance Film Festival in 2016.
Her debut album ‘Fire’ is set for release via Honey Rose Records on April 28th.
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