Articles tagged olafur arnalds

“I Really Wanted to Break People’s Expectations”: An Interview with Olafur Arnalds

He started out as a teenage drummer in punk bands, and is now using his lush sense of symphonic melodies to score films, TV shows, and create haunting music of his own. With his new album drawing raves, the one and only Ólafur Arnalds speaks to PopMatters ...

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Ólafur Arnalds: ...and they have escaped the weight of darkness

There are moments of splendid, jaw-dropping beauty on ...and they have escaped the weight of darkness. At its worst, it's just plain boring.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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