Information about my musical activities.
You can also view my CV from here.


“Written and performed by Finnish musicians Tommi Salomaa and Joonas Mäkilä, aka Retro Thruster, the soundtrack to Retro Shot is a piece of synthwave heaven.”

Retro Shot was awarded the third prize in Game Music Awards 2016





  • Rock Runners (iOS, Android), by Recoil Games
    • music composition
    • sound design (partially)

      “And the music? It is pretty great, and fits in with the space theme.”

      “The retro music also compliments the game well as it ramps up to a faster pace when a speed boost is achieved.”
      “Soundtrack compliments the game perfectly”

      “Rock Runners is a very solid game that boasts mesmerizing graphics coupled with a solid soundtrack. They combine together to create an atmosphere that leaves you feeling truly in the game while playing.”


  • Yoga Retreat Game (Facebook), by Gajatri Studios
    • music composition & sound design

      “A background of soothing music and the sound of waves crashing against the beach adds the perfect ambiance to the idyllic lifestyle you’ve chosen.”


  • Petra’s Planet (online), by Dramaforum
    • music composition & sound design
    • voice over production
    • audio asset managing
    • audio implementation & tweaking (Flash / ActionScript)



Bands & various artistic collaborations:

Wankers of the Zoo Crew, 2006-2015, live keyboards, arrangements, production

V for Violence piano, string & synth arrangements

Ten After Dawn, 2010-2011, live keyboards
Dead Black Asteroid, 2009-2011, keyboards
Illusion Granted, 2009-2011, keyboards, composing
Jaani Peuhu
-string arrangement for a song on Tear Catcher album
-synth & string arrangements and bits on Black Dog Bias album


Modern dance works (music and/or sound design):

  • Puro on kohta valtameri, 2010
  • Herätit minut, 2010
  • Mieli/valta, 2006
  • Raatoja Rannalla, 2006
  • Synestesia, 2005




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