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22 December 2000, Jimi Tenor & Nicole Willis live @ Club Telex, Yo-Talo, Tampere

This time Club Telex presented Jimi Tenor and Nicole Willis (whose album Soul Makeover, produced by Jimi, was selected The Face's Soul Album of The Year), with their band, and we witnessed a soulful performance from this husband and wife team. Jimi, wearing a red kimono-like robe, played a genuine Hammond B3 organ, the guys from UMO accompanied with horns, Ilkka Mattila played guitar, Tuomo Puranen (of Op:l Bastards) was on bass; and with a British live drummer Simon Pearson, creating a very lush-sounding live combo together. This Tampere gig ended Jimi's Finnish tour, which had started in Turku and then moved on to Helsinki. We also showed before the show on screen Jimi's underground short movie Urinator, with its notorious penis-wagging supervillains and heroes.

As for the DJ set, pHinn (a low-budget combination of Jimi Tenor and Mika Vainio) played again back to back with Mr. Mini [M.], Pirkkala's own Gary Numan. A nice ending for Telex's year. And no, we didn't play any Depeche Mode.

Photos from this gig, by Chris Gurney (at

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Listen to some of the tracks from this gig here.

Read also Chris Gurney's report on Jimi's tour.

  • Marvin Gaye: Trouble Man
  • Isaac Hayes: Theme From Shaft
  • Blues Section: For Mods Only
  • Innerzone Orchestra: Bug In The Bass Bin
  • The Temptations: Take A Stroll Thru Your Mind
  • Curtis Mayfield: (Don't Worry) If There's A Hell Below We're All Going To Go
  • MC5: Starship
  • Funkadelic: Free Your Mind And Your Ass Will Follow
  • Il.Ek.Tro: Tune In (To The System) [M.]
  • Novamen: Hague City [M.]
  • Parallax Corporation: Music Takes Me Higher [M.]
  • The Rude Boy Farley Keith: Give Yourself To Me [M.]
  • Red Snapper: Some Kind of Kink (Two Lone Swordsmen Mix) [M.]
  • Octagon Man: Spirit of Demento [M.]


    film: Urinator


  • Nu Science: Moon Rock [M.]
  • Nightmares On Wax: A Case of Funk [M.]
  • Swag: Velocity Funk [M.]
  • Anthony Rother: Destroy Him My Robots [M.]
  • Adult.: Music Takes Me Higher(?) [M.]


    Jimi Tenor & Nicole Willis live


  • Dr. John: I Walk On Guilded Splinters
  • Op:l Bastards: Scorpius
  • Afrika Bambaataa and Soul Sonic Force: Planet Rock (Don't Stop)
  • Herbie Hancock: Rockit
  • Zombie Nation: Kernkraft 400 (Club Mix)
  • Jaydee: Plastic Dreams
  • I-f feat. Helga La Blacque: Playstation #2
  • Chicks on Speed: Euro Trash Girl
  • Orbital: Chime
  • 8 Bit Rockers: (A1 of Bunker 3011)
  • Drexciya: The Countdown Has Begun
  • Larry and the Lefthanded: T.N.M.F.
  • Roy Vedas: Fragments of Life
  • Aphex Twin: Windowlicker
  • General Njassa: I'm Young, Beautiful And Natural (Electronic U.S. Mix)
  • I-f: Space Invaders Are Smoking Grass
  • David Carretta: Ca Plane Pour Moi [M.]
  • The Hacker: At Night [M.]
  • Jimi Tenor: Take Me Baby (Finnish Bass Boy Mix) [M.]
  • Turner: Been Out [M.]
  • Legowelt: Visions Fade [M.]
  • Tero: ? (off Rikos Records 003) [M.]
  • Astrud Gilberto: The Girl From Ipanema (disco version)
  • Sly And The Family Stone: I Want To Take You Higher
  • Soulset: Five Days Later
  • Innerzone Orchestra: People Make The World Go Round
  • Kata: Your Love (Ain't Good Enough)
  • Depth Charge: Blue Lipps
  • Miss Kittin & The Hacker: Walk On By
  • Parallax Corporation: Lift-Off [M.]
  • Alden Tyrell: Love Explosion [M.]
  • Sylvester Boy: Monsters Rule This World
  • Blues Section: Avaruuslaulu
  • Kaj Chydenius: Sinua sinua rakastan / DJ Hell: Suicide Commando [M.]

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