Karri is a producer and songwriter from Jyväskylä, Finland now living in Tampere. Karri started playing drums at a young age. He has done music production and played in multiple bands for most of his life. He has studied music production at Tampere University of Applied Sciences. As a producer, Karri is very versatile and handles many different styles of music from pop to orchestral, for documentaries, movies and video games.
Karri got interested in the Asian pop music scene and developed a special interest for Japanese culture, lived in Japan for 5 months and also studied and learned to speak the language. In 2018 Karri signed a publishing deal with Sugar House Publishing to take the interest of Asian music further.
Karri co-wrote and produced the hit single Breaking Dawn from the k-pop group THE BOYZ's Japanese album also named Breaking Dawn. The song includes lyrics in Korean, Japanese and English. Karri co-wrote and produced Da Ke Bu Bi which was released by the Chinese artist Bunny Zhang. Karri co- wrote and produced ”OFF/ON” for Hong Kong girl group COLLAR as well as MC 張天賦 X 洪嘉 豪 Hung Kaho song, “二損一 Why Not Both”.
He co-wrote and produced the single “ Ya p p a A r e D a N a ” released by the Japanese artist KAMIN,
as well as the song “DANNA” released by Saki Misaka, “HERO” by WARPs UP and produced
“BONE” by the band NOILION. “Like You” , the first single, released by the Chinese virtual human MAIE from
AVASTAR label, was also produced and co-written by Karrinator.
Karri has produced indie acts from Finland such as Nightstop and Founding Neverland, Hopeinen Skorpioni and VELA. He has also released his own electronic music by the name “Kaster The Disaster”.