I already wrote about the movie How To Train Your Dragon some months ago in my article about Jónsi. Today I want to present to you its score, especially the track Forbidden Friendship. John Powell, who also composed the soundtracks for Horton Hears a Who! and Kung Fu Panda, won some prizes for this lovely music like two International Film Music Critics Association Awards and almost an Academy Award for the best original score. As influences he calls the Sibelius, a Finnish Composer, and Jónsi, who also Features the score with his song Sticks & Stones. Have fun with it! Continue reading
Yeah, it’s christmas! Well technically it’s still a few days ahead, but we are taking a little break nonetheless. We had a lot of fun writing this blog in 2014 and will return at the beginning of 2015. So stay tuned and while you’re waiting I recommend dancing to Starwin by the wonderfull Boys Noize.
So Miami Horror isn’t a real insider tip, but there is a new album coming up in 2014 (they already released three singles: Real Slow; Colours In The Sky; Wild Motion (Set It Free)). Take this blog entry as a little reminder not to forget this pretty cool band from Australia. Continue reading
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This blog entry will be something special and I have to it split into 3 parts. So this is what you’ve all been waiting for and the name of the band is: Sisyphus.
Sometimes it seems that Iceland is a talent pool for unusual bands like Björk, Hjaltalin, Sóley, Múm, Of Monsters and Men and last but not least Sigur Rós. Another one is Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson the vocalist of Sigur Rós who released his solo album Go in 2010 on Parlophone. If Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (Sigur Rós 2008) was pop, Go exceeds it. Continue reading
Maybe you know Little Dragon already but I fell in love with their new album Nabuma Rubberband which was released in 2014 by Because Music and that’s why I want to present to you Klapp Klapp, the first single spawned by the album. Little Dragon are Yukimi Nagano, Erik Bodin, Frederik Källgren Wallin and Håkan Wirenstrand from Gothenburg, Sweden.
Mutual Core was written and produced by Björk and is part of the Biophilia project which includes the Album and a highly ambitious app. The Video was directed by Andrew Thomas Huang and the beats produced by Matthew Herbert and 16bit. It was releasd on the label One Little Indian.