Jóhann Jóhannsson: Icelandic Musician at The Triple Door
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The last date listed for Jóhann Jóhannsson was Wednesday May 12, 2010 / 7:30pm (Doors Open at 5:30pm).
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the first two bands were incredibly boring-like spillyour drink on purpose boring..like they were so obtuse you were supposed ti like them..like the way you're supposed to like Jack Kerouac..anyway-the band from Iceland were yruly macical and worth every penny I had to panhandle to get in..firstname.lastname@example.org
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I'm not a classical or arranged music guy. I like indie rock et al... I first heard JJ on KEXP when Riz played a song a little over a year or so ago. I instantly loved it and picked up everything I found.
This show was beautiful. Great sound,...continued
Icelandic Composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Jóhann Jóhannsson is one of that nation’s most prolifically creative musicians, as a solo artist as well as a part of the Kitchen Motors label and collective (which also includes members of Sigur Rós, Múm, and Slowblow) and also Apparat Organ Quartet. Kitchen Motors’ aesthetic focuses on largely improvised and electronic music. Kitchen Motors in Reykjavík and is the art organization/think tank/record label which specializes in instigating collaborations, promoting concerts and exhibitions, performances, chamber operas, producing films, books and radio shows based on the ideals of experimentation, collaboration and the search for new art forms.
Jóhann founded the Apparat Organ Quartet in 1999, who have played various European festivals to great acclaim. Jóhann has also produced and written music with artists as diverse as Marc Almond (Stranger Things album), Barry Adamson and Pan Sonic, The Hafler Trio, Magga Stina and many others. He has written music for theatre, documentaries and soundtrack music for several feature films. Jóhann is a member of the Icelandic electronica supergroup Evil Madness.