Related Information for Aki Sirkesalo Finnish musician Aki Sirkesalo (b. 1962 in Toijala, Finland – d. December 26, 2004 in Khao Lak, Thailand) started his public career in 1984 as an announcer in the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) radio show Rockradio. In 1986 he formed a band called Giddyups, followed with a successful a cappella group Veeti and the Velvets. He released his first solo album Mielenrauhaa ("peace of mind") in 1995. Since then he's made four more solo albums, the latest of which was releas.. read more