JahtafarI is the alias of Jahkob Tjäder, the main sound designer at Ivah Sound. He has been working in the cultural field for more than 7 years, arranging different cultural happenings from large musical events to Seminars.
He has always been interested in Sound Design and event production and is always keen to perfect his skills. He is at the moment studying Cultural Management at Arcada University of Applied Sciences.
Together with the rest of Ivah Sound he has designed and built the mighty Ivah Sound System, a custom build heavyweight sound system. Jahtafari is also a dubwise Dj & selector who grew up with reggae. Ever since his father Iya Karna introduced him to reggae music he have
been keen to spread the message forward.
He have found his own niche in bass heavy Reggae music, inspired by the great sound systems from England.
Jahtafari have performed on stage with artists such as Radikal Guru, Sammy Dread, King Shiloh and Tes La Rok. He have also selected tunes for reggae singers Salomo, Jah Vice, Cstar, Hosni, Fyah I and Ras Henry and many more.
Hes selection of rootical music have been heard in Greece, Germany, Scandinavia, Finland and Estonia. Together with Ivah Sound he has promoted numerous club events and happenings all over Helsinki as well as the rest of Finland. When JahtafarI is not working with Ivah Sound or studying you can find him working in the Helsinki Music Center, working with different kind of music, from classical to electronic.