Max Lilja, Finnish cellist, composer and producer was a co-founder of the million selling cello rock band Apocalyptica, has released 3 solo albums of cello electro, Plays Electronica By One Cello, (2013), Morphosis, (2015) and 10 000 Miens, (2018) and has performed in hundreds of concerts in over 60 countries.

Live shows


New solo album released soon

I’ve been working on a new solo album and soon it will finally be released. 

I say finally because the process started what already seems quite long ago, in 2015. My biggest inspiration for these songs were human faces in the many often fairly short cinematic moments we experience in daily life. It’s magical how a little moment can have such a strong message be it with or without words. For me an inspiration can be something you might clearly hear in my work or it can be something not so audible that has…

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New live videos

Played a solo set at the 5 year anniversary of Artlab studios, the music and art complex where also my studio is located, on January 26th 2018. Posted a video playlist of the set on my YouTube channel. Enjoy!


Portugal solo shows

I'm playing two solo shows in Portugal in November, Lounge in Lisbon on 9th and Stairway Club in Cascais on 11th. Looking forward!




New poetry videos

Our award winning poetry video team got back together for two new pieces. The videos premiered at Hyvinkää Art Museum.

Sound and Music Max Lilja