Karjalan Sissit is the main musical project of Markus Pesonen. He combines neoclassical orchestral arrangements with elements of industrial, power electronics and dark ambient. Common themes on his records are alcoholism, mental health problems and domestic violence. His current location is Eskilstuna, Sweden, and he works with Peter Bjärgö's Erebus Odora label.
Random fact: Years ago Markus was involved in the underground metal scene and was known as the drummer/keyboardist of the Swedish NS black metal band called 'The Black' as well he also played in a doom/death metal band named 'Eternal Darkness.'