Kristiine Silinja: "I love exploration, adventures, and freedom. All that comes with a six-string bass"

(Image credit: Ra Kai Photography)

"I’m a solo artist, currently residing in Helsinki, Finland, originally from Tallinn, Estonia. I started my bass journey in my late teens in a local cover band focusing on progressive metal – a tough start for a beginner! 

"I tried several metal and cover projects, but I always yearned to do something different – to deviate, create something of my own, and find my place. I’ve finally come to the point where I know I am a melodic bass player, a soloist, and that I can arrange everything on basses.  

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