Aavikko is a Finnish synth music band, formed in Siilinjärvi in 1995. Their hallmarks include a campy, decidedly "East European" style and plastic-sounding synthesizer themes. The band themselves call their style "muysic" (a portmanteau of "mystic" and "music"); their motto is "We play - you dance!".
They're probably most famous for their song "Viitostie", which is strongly influenced by Kraftwerk (the name is a reference to "Autobahn": "Viitostie" is a major highway in Finland, also, perhaps coincidentally, one that passes through Siilinjärvi).
Tomi Kosonen, keyboards and saxophone,
Tomi Leppänen, drums and electric percussion (Leppänen is also a member of Circle, Pharaoh Overlord and K-X-P),
Paul Staufenbiel, keyboards (1998-),
Antti Koivumäki (b. 1976, d. 2002), electric organ (1995-1998),