YUP (band)

YUP (band)

Infobox musical artist
Name = YUP
Landscape =
Background = group_or_band
Alias =
Origin = Finland
Genre = Progressive rock Rock Pop rock Hardcore punk (early)
Years_active = 1988 - present
Associated_acts =
URL = [http://www.yup.ms/ www.yup.ms]
Current_members = Jarkko Martikainen Valtteri Tynkkynen Jussi Hyyrynen Janne Mannonen Petri Tiainen
Past_members = Tommi Kärkkäinen
Notable_instruments =

YUP (Yhdistyneet Urbaanit Puoskarit, originally Y.U.P. Young Urban Perverts) is a Finnish rock-music group. The band arose amongst three students of the Savonlinna senior high of arts in 1987 and played some rather primitive, progressive hard-core punk with English lyrics. Originally the group consisted of Jarkko Martikainen (guitar), Valtteri Tynkkynen (bass guitar) and Jussi Hyyrynen (drums).

With the EP "Turpasauna" in 1990 the language changed into Finnish and the music became more complicated. Soon a fourth member joined the band, keyboardist Tommi Kärkkäinen, since more musicians were needed to carry out the varied ideas of the artists. In 1992 on the single "Daavidin fuzz / Paratiisin sahakielet" the crew had changed again: Jussi Hyyrynen had switched to the guitar and Janne Mannonen had been hired to be the new drummer. The current form of YUP dates back to 1994 when the keyboardist was changed to Petri Tiainen after the album "Toppatakkeja ja Toledon terästä". Tommi Kärkkäinen begun to compose classical music.

The album "Outo elämä" from 1998 is widely considered the breakthrough of YUP. After that the music has become somewhat lighter and easier to approach, which has upset some hard-core fans. Their compilation album ironically reflects this trend, the album being called "Helppoa kuunneltavaa" 2004 ("Easy Listening"), accompanied by the DVD "Helppoa katseltavaa" ("Easy Watching") and the songbooks "Helppoa soiteltavaa" ("Easy Playing") and "Helppoa soiteltavaa II" ("Easy Playing II").

The band's eleventh studio album, Vapauden kaupungit, was released June 21st.


* Jarkko Martikainen - vocals, guitar
* Valtteri Tynkkynen - bass guitar
* Jussi Hyyrynen - guitar
* Janne Mannonen - drums
* Petri Tiainen - keyboards



* "The Hippos From Hell" (1989)
* "Huuda harkiten" (1991)
* "Toppatakkeja ja Toledon terästä" (1994)
* "Homo Sapiens" (1994)
* "Yövieraat" (1996)
* "Outo elämä" (1998)
* "Normaalien maihinnousu" (1999)
* "Lauluja metsästä" (2001)
* "Leppymättömät" (2003)
* "Keppijumppaa" (2005)
* "Vapauden kaupungit" (2008)


* "Who Dares Farts" (1989)
* "Whlap-Zap Ninja" (1989)
* "Turpasauna" (1990)
* "Julmasti juhlallista" (1991)
* "Minä olen myyrä" (1993)
* "Me viihdytämme teitä" (1999)
* "Minä en tiedä mitään" (2005)


* "Daavidin Fuzz/Paratiisin sahakielet" (1992)
* "Jumala halkaisi ihmisen kahtia" (1994)
* "Homo Sapiens" (1995)
* "Porvariston hillitty charmi" (1996)
* "Tavaroiden taikamaailma" (1997)
* "Tuuliajolla" (1998)
* "Mitä luoja teki ennen kuin loi maailman?" (1998)
* "Meitä odotellaan mullan alla" (1999)
* "Varjoleikit" (1999)
* "Pohjaton säkki" (2000)
* "Ihana elämä" (2001)
* "Rakkaus on pesti hulluuteen" (2001)
* "Joutilas" (2003)
* "Pahassa paikassa" (2003)
* "Päivä kerrallaan" (2004)
* "Intiaanit ymmärtävät" (2005)


* "1990-1992" (1992)
* "Hajota ja hallitse 1993-2001" (2001)
* "The Hippos From Hell & Other Oddities 1988-1990" (2003)
* "Helppoa kuunneltavaa" (2004)

Other published works


* "Helppoa soiteltavaa" (Like, 2004)
* "Helppoa soiteltavaa II" (Like, 2005)


* "Helppoa katseltavaa" (2004)

External links

* [http://www.yup.ms/ Official site]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • YUP — is a three letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, as described below:* Yale University Press * Young Urban Professional * YUP (band), a Finnish progressive rock group * Modern slang for yes or okay. In general it is a way to approve… …   Wikipedia

  • TRF (band) — DJ Koo redirects here. For the Korean DJ and singer, see Koo Jun Yup. TRF Origin Japan Genres Pop Years active 1992 (1992)–present Labels …   Wikipedia

  • Ankkarock — (dt. Entenrock) ist ein finnisches Rock und Metal Festival, das jedes Jahr traditionell am ersten Augustwochenende in Vantaa im Stadtteil Korso stattfindet. Das Ruisrock in Turku ist das Partnerfestival des Ankkarock, weshalb die beiden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • List of Tiny Toon Adventures characters — Several characters from the series. Left to right: Furrball, Elmyra Duff, Hamton J. Pig, Babs Bunny, Sweetie Pie, Buster Bunny, Plucky Duck, Montana Max, and Fifi La Fume. This is a list of r …   Wikipedia

  • Our Sunday Night — Genre Variety show, Comedy Starring Carried By The Wind: Im Jae bum Kim Young ho Lee Jun hyuk Ji Sang ryul Nuck Up shan Lee Ho jun Ha Kwang hun I Am a Singer: Yoon Jong shin Country of origin South Korea …   Wikipedia

  • Explorers of the Human Body — Infobox Television show name = Explorers of the Human Body caption = genre = comedy creator = director = developer = presenter = SBS starring = Shin Dong Yup Super Junior voices = narrated = country = KOR language = Korean num seasons = num… …   Wikipedia

  • Visual arts by indigenous peoples of the Americas — encompasses the visual artistic traditions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas from ancient times to the present. These include works from South America, Mesoamerica, North America including Greenland, as well as Siberian Yup ik peoples who …   Wikipedia

  • Jarkko Martikainen — (born October 24, 1970 in Greifswald, DDR) is a Finnish singer, songwriter and member of the rock band YUP. In addition to his musical career Martikainen has worked as a columnist, a producer and a documentarist. Martikainen has also illustrated… …   Wikipedia

  • Wikipedia:Featured article candidates — Here, we determine which articles are to be featured articles (FAs). FAs exemplify Wikipedia s very best work and satisfy the FA criteria. All editors are welcome to review nominations; please see the review FAQ. Before nominating an article,… …   Wikipedia

  • Up (2009 film) — Up …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”