Riitala Index was an outfit
dedicated to playing Riitala's tunes. The
music varied from rock to pop to groove to fusion to even plain
weird occasionally... anyway, we definitely tried to focus on the
more commercial side of the material so it is entirely possible
that even some normal people might have found the delivery
in reverse alphabetical order
– drums & percussion [top
- Kim Sjöholm
– lead vocals, guitar [top right]
– bass, vocals [bottom right]
– keyboards, vocals [bottom
- Pete Kilpi
– lead guitar, vocals [top left]
Jari still plays in Oktoplus and Lazybonez and wherever.
Jaro commands funky organ and groovy Rhodes also in Umpisouli
and Lazybonez, again.
Kim and Pete are famous from Heavenly Groove and
Pennejä taivaasta (which employed Jari as well
– it's a small world, apparently).
Pete is also running his own
band Kilpi and Kimi was the major force behind Lemmenkipeet,
both really operational in the Finnish music scene, albeit the
latter has practically folded.
Markku plays probably in half of the bands in Turku area,
including HG (also PT at the time) with Kimi and Pete above.
- Laura's and Jaro's pre-wedding party
We never got to recording the performances so there
exists no audio material of the band playing, which is a bit of a
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