LATEST NEWS STORY

Samaris: debut album and first UK show announced

09 May 2013

Etherial Icelanders Samaris’ first UK release comes in the shape of an eponymously-titled album on 29th July. The album, available to pre-order now, compiles their two Icelandic-released EPs, Hljóma Þú (2011) and Stofnar falla (recorded at Sigur Rós’ Sundlaugin studio with Gunnar Tynes of Múm, 2012) and includes 4 additional remixes.

A brand new album follows in the autumn.

Still in their teens, Samaris combine downtempo electronica and bold, percussive beats with haunting chant-like vocals - the lyrics culled from nineteenth century Icelandic poems. The result is simultaneously ancient and modern – an ethereal sound filled with dark spaces and alien atmosphere.

Formed in January 2011, within months they had won both the Icelandic Músíktilraunir (past winners include the likes of Of Monsters and Men) and Kraumur Award.

Pre-order Samaris from the OLI store here.

Samaris play their first UK show on 13th of June at Servant Jazz Quarters, London.

MORE NEWS

One Little Indian Releases Key Back Catalogue

16 Jan 2017

One Little Indian is set to release some key back catalogue items in the coming

ONE LITTLE INDIAN 2016 RECAP

16 Dec 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from everyone here at One Little Indian

One Little Indian Staff Picks for 2016

16 Dec 2016

Another rockin’ year at One Little Indian HQ is coming to a close, so we asked

Kitchens Of Distinction Release Boxset

13 Dec 2016

Cult indie-pop legends Kitchens Of Distinction are set to release their back

OLI Christmas Exclusives + Final Shipping Dates

07 Dec 2016

Starting today, we are launching twelve One Little Indian Christmas Exclusives!

KATHRYN WILLIAMS TEAMS UP WITH NOVELIST LAURA BARNETT ON NEW ALBUM

30 Nov 2016

Mercury-nominated singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams has announced that she

Shop Info

Terms & Conditions

We accept all major credit cards