NEWS

@olirecords
Latest tweet: .@jesse_malin is getting ready to smash North London tonight, and we can't wait! instagram.com/p/28_xsxEAK_/
21 May
GET
ONE LITTLE
INDIAN
UPDATES

NEWS ARCHIVE

LATEST NEWS STORY

SAMARIS: ‘Góða Tungl’ Sei A Remix Premiere on XLR8R

18 Jun 2013

The Sei A Remix of Samaris’ debut single ‘Góða Tungl’ premieres and it’s happening on XLR8R.

‘Góða Tungl’ is released 22nd July and includes this track as well as the original song and an additional remix by Stubborn Heart.

Download the remix and read the full article here.

Combining disparate elements of electronics (Þórður Kári Steinþórsson), clarinet (Áslaug Rún Magnúsdóttir) and Jófríður Ákadóttir’s haunting voice, Samaris mix glacial electronica and bold, percussive beats with haunting chant-like vocals - the lyrics culled from nineteenth century Icelandic poems. Viltu Vitrast for example retells an Icelandic folk tale about villages who ask for help from a supernal being, but worry it will choose not to manifest its power on Earth. The effect is simultaneously ancient and modern - an ethereal sound filled with dark spaces and alien atmosphere.

Formed in 2011 in Reykjavik, within months Samaris had won both the Icelandic Músíktilraunir (past winners include the likes of Of Monsters and Men) and Kraumur Award. The band performed at Iceland Airwaves in 2011 and 2012, attracting the attention of Line Of Best Fit, Drowned In Sound and NPR amongst many others.

Pre-order the debut album
Direct from Label

Photo by: Toni Rosado

MORE NEWS

ASTRID WILLIAMSON ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM ‘WE GO TO DREAM’

20 May 2015

Astrid Williamson has announced she will be releasing a brand new album titled

GOD DAMN SUPPORT FOO FIGHTERS IN MANCHESTER!

20 May 2015

We have some really exciting news to share as Wolverhampton heavy weights God

Brand New Foxtrott Single ‘Driven’ Out Now + Video Premiere

18 May 2015

We are pleased to announce that the brand new single ‘Driven’ from FOXTROTT is

Fufanu Announce brand new EP ‘adjust to the light’

12 May 2015

Exciting news as Icelandic boys Fufanu follow up their Circus Life debut with

GOD DAMN RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM ‘VULTURES’

11 May 2015

Exciting news as God Damn release their much anticipated debut album Vultures.

Jesse Malin: Classic Rock premieres video for ‘Turn Up The Mains’

08 May 2015

Classic Rock Magazine is premiering the music video for Jesse Malin’s latest

Shop Info

Terms & Conditions

We accept all major credit cards