Jónsi & Alex

2009-07-04 18:37:22 UTC
Sigur rós frontman in new project "Riceboy Sleeps" Known primarily for his haunting falsetto and other-worldly presence as the singer in Sigur Rós, Jón Þór (Jónsi) Birgisson has - together with his partner Alex Somers - been exhibiting artwork and staging exhibitions under the name Riceboy Sleeps for two or three years now. A couple of months back the early fruits of the musical side of this collaboration surfaced in physical form for the first time, with the track ‘Happiness’, on the ‘Dark Was The Night’ Red Hot compilation. Now the full-length ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ album (the name having migrated from artist moniker to album title) is finished and ready for release. And, as with ‘Happiness’, it is set to subtly redefine expectations of slow and elegiac instrumental music in 2009. Played solely on acoustic instruments in Iceland (and featuring long-time string collaborators Amiina as well as the Kópavogsdætur choir) and then endlessly toyed with on solar-powered laptops in a raw food commune in some far corner of Hawaii, ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ has a distinctly “organic feel” to it. The full album will be released on July 20th on Parlophone. ---------------------- ( SUPERB MUSIC. Fans of Amiina and of Course Sigur Rós ). ---------------------- Artist - Jónsi & Alex Album - Riceboy Sleeps Release Date - 2009 Genre - Electro, Ambient, Experimental, Post-rock??? Tracklist 1. Happiness 9:20 2. Atlas Song 8:30 3. Indian Summer 9:01 4. Stokkseyri 7:12 5. Boy 1904 5:03 6. All The Big Trees 3:48 7. Daníell In The Sea 7:10 8. Howl 8:23 9. Sleeping Giant Jónsi & Alex - Riceboy Sleeps Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Artist - Jónsi & Alex Album - All Animals Release Date - 2009 Genre - Electro, Ambient, Experimental, Post-rock??? Tracklist 01 - Chapter One - 20:19 02 - Chapter Two - 01:41 03 - Chapter Three - 11:03 Jónsi & Alex - All Animals Password - SirensSound.blogspot.com ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Recommendations: Jóhann Jóhannsson Amiina Sigur Rós Clogs Hildur Guðnadóttir ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ THANKS A MIL' Dieguin... / Verror... for All Animals. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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