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Nov 23, 2013

Later this week, Under the Radar will head over to the Netherlands to check out Le Guess Who? Festival. In honor of our trek, we asked a few of our favorite musicians performing at the festival to introduce us to a few of their favorite musicians. Ólafur Arnalds responded with a tribute to late nights featuring Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, and more. More

Jun 22, 2012

In honor of avant-classical label Erased Tapes’ fifth birthday, Ólafur ArnaldsNils Frahm, and A Winged Victory For The Sullen are hitting the road for a brief European tour More

Mar 28, 2011

Neo-classical composer Ólafur Arnalds is heading to Los Angeles for a brief April residency at the Bootleg Theater. We have the dates.  More

Ólafur Arnalds Heads to North America

Holds Ticket Competition for Each Shop

Dec 22, 2010

Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds is bringing his Chopin-by-way-of-Sigur-Rós sounds to the U.S. beginning January. We have the details.  More



Reviews

Ólafur Arnalds at the Echoplex, Los Angeles, CA

February 5th, 2011

Feb 08, 2011

“Never start a band with a computer,” moaned Ólafur Arnalds at the start of a set plagued with technical difficulties. Having successfully made his way across country, DJ, and string quartet in tow, the last date of his tour was momentarily stopped in its tracks by a geriatric Mac Book. “The sound guy is on Facebook and isn’t listening to me!” he joked, before his pleas for help were finally answered. More