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The Triple Door
Corner of Union & 3rd Ave. 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101
206-838-4333
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7 stars
Took the 545 metro into Seattle. Easy peasy. Arrived early and got a great seat.
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2 stars
Metro stops downtown at 3rd & Union; 1/2 blk from the Triple Door!
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Jóhann Jóhannsson
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2 reviews
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attended May 12 2010

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

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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.