“A truly astonishing record. Fire burning. Instant classic!”
Andreas Müller/Deutschlandradio Kultur, June 2017

“Rich and powerful expression isn’t about tempos.
It lies somewhere else and here you’ve got it. Concretely.”
Timo Vähäsilta/Salt Peanuts, June 2017

“Both the rubato tracks and the more swinging cuts bring to mind
the latter-day Coltrane ensembles.”
Jan-Erik Holmberg/Hufvudstadsbladet Newspaper, May 2017

“Mightily impressive”
Kevin Le Gendre/Jazzwise magazine, February 2013

“Finnish Jazz may have a low recognition factor, but this date proves that
this band can compete with the best among other international groups.”
Ken Waxman/The New York City Jazz Record, July 2013

“The band is very inventive”
Henrik Otto Donner (1939-2013)
Soundi magazine 6-7/2013

Rakka/Black Motor split review in Keskisuomalainen, 5/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Jazzpossu blog, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Soundi magazine, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Desibeli.net, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Ilkka & Pohjalainen newspapers, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Suomijazz.com, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Jazzrytmit Web Magazine, 4/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Satakunnan Kansa, 3/2017
Rakka/Black Motor split review in Kulttuuriuutinen blog, 2/2017
Yöstä Aamun Kynnykselle review in Jazz Journal, 2/2014
Yöstä Aamun Kynnykselle review in The New York City Jazz Record, 1/2014
Yöstä Aamun Kynnykselle review in Kansan Uutiset, 6/2013
Yöstä Aamun Kynnykselle review in Soundi magazine, 5/2013
Yöstä Aamun Kynnykselle review in Opettaja magazine, 8/2013
Savoy-teatteri/Helsingin Juhlaviikot double concert review in Jazzrytmit, 9/2014
BM & Verneri Pohjola concert review in The New York City Jazz Record, 1/2014
BM & Verneri Pohjola concert review in Jazzwise magazine, 12/2013
BM & Verneri Pohjola concert review in All About Jazz, 8/2013
Rubidium review in Jazz Journal, 9/2013
Recommended new releases in The New York City Jazz Record, 9/2013
Rubidium review in Jazz Times, 4/2013
Rubidium review in Jazz Weekly, 4/2013
Article in Helsingin Sanomat, 12/2012
Albums of the year 2012 in Helsingin Sanomat, 12/2012
Review of London Jazz Festival 2012 in Dalston Sound blog, 11/2012
Article with Peter Brötzmann interview in Soundi Magazine 12/2012
BM in Peter Brötzmann interview in YLE TV news, 7/2012
Article in Aamulehti, 8/2011
Article in Satakunnan Kansa, 7/2012
Jumehniemi review in Soundi magazine, 10/2012
Rubidium review in Soundi magazine, 12/2012
Rubidium review in Helsingin Sanomat, 11/2012
Rubidium review in All About Jazz (Dan McClenaghan), 2/2013
Rubidium review in All About Jazz (Eyal Hareuveni), 3/2013
Rubidium review in Criticaljazz blog, 1/2013
Rubidium review in Jazzwrap blog, 2/2013
Rubidium review in Gapplegate Music Review, 5/2013
Rubidium review in The Free Jazz Collective blog, 5/2013
Rubidium review in Voima magazine, 10/2012
Rubidium review in Gloria magazine, 2/2013
Hoojaa review in Soundi magazine, 9/2011
Hoojaa review in Keskisuomalainen, 11/2011
Hoojaa review in Helsingin Sanomat, 11/2011
Never Out Of Fashion review in Rolling Stone magazine (Germany), 1/2011
Never Out Of Fashion review in Helsingin Sanomat, 8/2010
Club El Toro+Vaarat Vastukset review in Helsingin Sanomat, 4/2009
BM & Jukka Orma/Tampere Jazz Happening ’07 in All About Jazz, 12/2007
Pori Jazz ´12 review in All About Jazz, 8/2012
BM w/ Mike Koskinen & Teppo Hauta-Aho live review in Aamulehti, 1/2011
BM & Verneri Pohjola/Tampere Jazz Happening ´09 in All About Jazz, 12/2009
BM & Verneri Pohjola live review in Aamulehti, 10/2009
BM & Raoul Björkenheim live review in Karjalainen, 11/2011