Icelandic contemporary composer Ólafur Arnalds created and released a new song, one per day for a whole week during the month of October 2011. The songs were recorded and filmed live in the living room of his Reykjavik apartment and released instantly for free as streamed videos and mp3 downloads.
Living Room Songs has now also be released on CD, Vinyl, Special Edition CD/DVD (including a film about the whole week) and as High Quality Downloads via Erased Tapes Records.
The second installment in my Living Room Songs series. This time i tried adding some electronics. My mother and sister came by for a visit so I made them play some synths as well.
Violins: Roland Hartwell and Margrét Soffía Einarsdóttir
Viola: Arndís Hulda Auðunsdóttir
Cello: Karl Jóhann Bjarnason
Juno 106 and drum loop operation: Fríða Ósk Arnalds
Korg MS-10: Guðrún Pálmadóttir
Piano, electronics programming, recording, mixing and mastering by Ólafur Arnalds
Shot and edited by Bowen Staines
Edited by Gunnar B. Guðbjörnsson