Lau Nau

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Lau Nau
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Background information
Birth nameLaura Naukkarinen
Also known asLau Nau
Born1980 (age 41–42)
Helsinki, Finland
GenresFolk, psychedelic folk, experimental
Occupation(s)Composer, musician, producer, singer, songwriter
Instrument(s)voice, violin, guitar, keyboard, toy instruments, idiophones
Years active2005–present
LabelsFonal Records, Locust, Beacon Sound, Yacca, Peippo, POK

Lau Nau or Laura Naukkarinen (born 1980) is a composer, producer and musician from Finland.[1] She plays also under the moniker Subatlantti,[2] in IAX, a band formed with Kuupuu and Tsembla and is a visiting member of The Matti Bye Ensemble. She was also a member of free improv and psychedelic folk bands Kiila, Päivänsäde, the Anaksimandros, Avarus, Maailma, and the trio Hertta Lussu Ässä formed by fellow acid folk singer-songwriters Islaja and Kuupuu.

Besides of composing and producing her own albums, Lau Nau accompanies silent films live and composes music for feature films, theatre plays, dance and sound installations.[1] Her instrumentation ranges from everyday objects to classical instruments and analog synthesizers.

She composed the soundtrack to the 2019 movie Land Without God, directed by Mannix Flynn.[3]

Lau Nau lives in the Finnish countryside of Kimito island with her husband and two sons.



  1. ^ a b "about". 22 December 2017. Archived from the original on 22 December 2017. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  2. ^ "subatlantti". 10 March 2018. Archived from the original on 10 March 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Lau Nau: Land Without God – LAU NAU". Retrieved 9 July 2020.
  4. ^ HEM. Någonstans. Fonal. Retrieved 7 July 2015.

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