ELive Music is a music company located in Central-Ostrobothnia, Finland. ELive Music is owned and managed by musicians Eevalotta Matikainen and Martin Söderbacka. Their business is based on outstanding skills as musicians, strong passion for music and a calling to create beautiful music. In all of ELive Music’s activity you can depend on professionalism and an uncompromising strive for quality. ELive Music is a trustworthy, flexible and creative cooperation partner.


ELive Music operates within several areas in the music business. Their main category is live music services. ELive Music provides a booking agency that offers several ensembles for different types of occasions, everything from stylish background jazz music to gala show band. Matikainen and Söderbacka also expand their ensembles to suit most types of occasions using their vast network of professional musicians. Besides different styles of music, Matikainen and Söderbacka have a broad network with other cultural artists for e.g. dancers, actors and photography artists. ELive Music has done performances and shows with artists such as Jukka Perko, Teemu Viinikainen, Joonatan Rautio, Toni Porthén, Sid Hille, Siim Aimla (EST) and Jesse Kaikuranta in the last few years. ELive Music booking agency offers many  ensembles that will suite different kinds of events. Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo is a creative and elegant duo suitable for a relaxed and smooth atmosphere. ELive Jazztrio brings sophisticated tone in a jazzy way to your occasion. ELive Viihde for dance music and a good time and ELive Showband for huge occasions and venues. Last but not least ELive Music offers Soul What? Feat. Joonatan Rautio, a world class soul/jazz quintet that plays original material. ELive Music has also realized some interesting music projects on demand as well as own conceptualizations such as ”Soi Sävelet Rauhaa Syvää – Eino Leino poetry- and music rendition” and Söderbacka-Matikainen Duo’s own idea ”Sävel Soi Joulun Taikaa” – Musical Christmas Story (Luke 2:1-20).


ELive Music produces own concerts and has actualized several concert tours in Finland as well as coffee house concerts, jazz concerts and so on. Matikainen and Söderbacka are constantly searching for new ways to carry out their music and as well as new channels to reach vaster audiences. ELive Music is frequently conceptualizing new projects that offer music experiences that gives strength and cultural fulfillment to the audience. One of these projects is ”Musiikkia Arjen Keskellä” which translated would be ”Music performed on ordinary days in life”. Through these projects ELive Music has employed professional musicians and offered high-class concerts in the Ostrobothnian region. Matikainen and Söderbacka’s strive for professionalism and quality has been appreciated by highly regarded associates and the duo has received several grants and emissions for this kind of priceless work.


Besides the booking agency and producing concerts ELive Music offers recording services and sound production services. Matikainen and Söderbacka record on demand bass- and guitar tracks in their own recording studio, ELive Music Studio. The sound production service offers for example truly personal theme songs for your company and music for commercials written by Matikainen and Söderbacka. For reference ELive Music produced ”PaaPii Theme” (2017) theme song for company PaaPii Design Oy. ELive Music also produces records for own ensembles with the record label ELive Music. So far ELive Music has released two CD-albums ELive CD002 ”Soul What? Feat. Joonatan Rautio – What Lies Ahead” (2016) and ELive CD 001 ”Soul What? – The Silver Lining” (2013).

Eevalotta Matikainen – bass
Martin Söderbacka – guitar and vocal