Olafur Arnalds: He’s From Iceland, That One

A recording that I am really enjoying during these winter months is that of … And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness (2010) by Olafur Arnalds.

He is an Icelandic musician that is coming to perform in Chicago at Museum of Contemporary Art on January 30, 2011.

Here he is on Icelandic television.  A taste of what to expect.  You will hear “Fok” from Variations Of Static (2008) after the funny talk from the presenter.  For more check here.

Oli Live on TV

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If you like my blog and have access to programming and would like to do a radio/internet show together, please contact me. spoolgoinground@yahoo.com My name is Mike. I am an on-air radio DJ. I fell in love with radio in Chicago and then took that passion to someplace where I could actually get on the air. My travels took me to Seattle, WA, Eugene and Portland, OR and Washington D.C., where I was able to have my own morning show. I've had crab cakes with Warren Zevon, sat backstage and interviewed Sting, had Melissa Etheridge sing to me from the front row and I loved every minute of it. That passion for music still burns strong in me and I love to talk music and be turned on to music. Sharing new music with people is what got me interested in radio in the first place. It is wonderful to be able to talk music with you. "Go ahead you're on the air..." Read more: http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/spool-going-round/about-spool-going-round.html#ixzz1Bfx7V0ug
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