Of Monsters And Men – ‘My Head Is An Animal’

Of Monsters and Men have had quite a year. After signing to Record Records just a year after their first gig with their definitive line-up, they headed to the studio in March 2011 with engineer / producer Aron Þór Arnarsson to create the debut album that everyone's talking about. The band's sound is pure and almost entirely acoustic…

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Oddur – Our Place in This

Although perhaps publicly best known for his contribution to the story of Lamb, Oddur’s talents are not only appreciated by his fans but are most definitely recognized and respected amongst the music establishment. Over the years he has worked doing guitar sessions and backing vocals with many key figures in the British music scene including artists such as…

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Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Miners’ Hymns

Icelandic-born composer Jóhann Jóhannsson’s debut album for FatCat’s 130701 imprint, ‘The Miners’ Hymns’ is a brand new film score from a hugely exciting collaborative project based around the weighty subject matter of the ill-fated mining community in North East England. A fine addition to Jóhannsson’s acclaimed release history, the album moves from suitably dark and brooding minimalism to…

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Ruddinn – I need a vacation

Ruddinn is one guy, who has been doing music and noise in the sanctuary of his home studio The music has a few touchpoints in the sound spectrum, ranging between rock and pop, indie and electro. Ruddinn’s eponymous debut album was released in December 2006 and featured "Heavy on the rebound", which was included in the soundtrack CD…

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