‘Eitt’ (One) by Jón Ólafsson & Futuregrapher
Jón Ólafsson & Futuregrapher (Árni Grétar) have created the ambient album ‘Eitt’. Help them get it released properly in vinyl format (with CD)!
Jón Ólafsson & Futuregrapher, fuses the beautiful piano melodies of Jón Ólafsson and the atmospheric ambient of Futuregrapher to create a lovely, evocative album ‘Eitt’. Both artists have been active in the Icelandic music scene for many years; Jón being a great musician, both in songwriting and keyboard playing and Árni Grétar has been super-productive in many projects. and co-owning electronic label Möller Records. Their forthcoming ambient avant-garde album ‘Eitt’ is their first release together.
All tracks written by Jón Ólafsson and Árni Grétar
Mixed by Árni Grétar and Jón Ólafsson
Jón Ólafsson: Piano
Árni Grétar: Synthesizer, effects, field recordings
Mastered by Finnur Hákonarson
Artwork & photography by Sig Vicious
Jón Ólafsson was born on February 25th 1963. He has formed and played with several popular bands and is a current member of Nýdönsk. Once in a while Jón has been working in radio and tv for a long time – and his music/interview program ‘Af fingrum fram’ (Improvising) was very popular, receiving the Edda awards.
Jón has been writing songs from a very young age and his pop songs have often captivated Icelandic music lovers. He has contributed to over 130 albums as artist in one way or the other. Among the artists that Jón has worked with are John Grant, Emiliana Torrini, Megas, Björk, Ragnheiður Gröndal, Magnús og Jóhann and Bubbi Morthens. He has twice received the Icelandic Music Awards as the best keyboard player and has been nominated for that award numerous times.
More about Futuregrapher
Árni Grétar (born 6 December 1983), best known under the pseudonym Futuregrapher, is an electronic musician described by Grapevine magazine in 2009 as “fucking brilliant”. He runs the record label Möller Records with fellow musicians Bistro Boy and Steve Sampling.
Released two critical acclaimed albums; ‘LP’ in 2012 and ‘Skynvera’ in 2014.
Futuregrapher has made remixes for many artists; Mick Chillage Ghostigital, Samaris and Ruxpin (to name a few).
Live events all around Iceland – and has toured in both N-America and Europe.
Worked and made music with many artists; Japanese sound artist Gallery Six, techno producer Árni Vector, cellist Veroníque Vaka, pop-maniac Borko, Icelandic composer Jón Ólafsson and artist Snorri Ásmundsson.
Support their project here: https://www.karolinafund.com/project/view/1022