A Sense of Place: Ólafur Arnalds – Island Songs

Iceland’s dramatic landscape belies the island country’s relatively small footprint on the globe. Its breathtaking and mysterious beauty is inextricably woven into the music and literature of its people and draws travelers and artists from around the world like a siren call. But that is not the perspective of this magnificent place that Ólafur Arnalds seeks…

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Kiasmos – Looped [Erased Tapes]

Last year  Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen released the full length debut of their wonderful Kiasmos project on Erased Tapes, an absolutely intoxicating fusion of minimal piano and strings compositions with lush synths and techno flavored electronics.  In the spring of 2015, the label released Looped in a vinyl edition for Record Store Day. This  gem of an…

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Travelogue Week 2014-44

Noteworthy highlights from the past week of music discovery, releases, previews, and other news.  Daily updates are available on the Stationary Travels Facebook and Twitter feeds and audio/video links to all tracks featured during the month are available on the Songdrop page. Previews of Upcoming Releases Poppy Ackroyd | Feathers | Denovali (November) Poppy Ackroyd follows up her outstanding debut…

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Travelogue: Week 2014-32

Noteworthy highlights from the past week of music discovery, releases, previews, and other news.  Remember daily updates are available on the ST Facebook and Twitter feeds and audio/video links to all tracks featured during the month are available on our Songdrop page. New Releases Zenjungle / Tunedin52 (Aug 3) Phil Gardelis from Athens Greece and John Daly…

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