This album contains live studio recordings of selected songs from Silkidrangar. We aimed to extend, make them breathe, catch their bloom and see another angle emerge.
We would like to thank Konráð Bragason, Tumi Árnason, Veronique Jacques, Bjargmundur Ingi Kjartansson, Hjálmar Óli Hjálmarsson, Gréta Þorkelsdóttir, Megan Horan, Paul Evans and Valgeir Sigurðsson at Bedroom Community and Greenhouse Studios, Derek Birkett, Andy Bibey and the lovely folks at One Little Indian. Without each and everyone this would not have been possible.
released May 25, 2015
Recorded in Greenhouse Studios, Reykjavík, Iceland, the 8th and 9th of October 2014.
All tracks written by Samaris and performed by Áslaug Rún Magnúsdóttir (clarinet, percussion), Jófríður Ákadóttir (vocals, organ), Þórður Kári Steinþórsson (programming, synths), Konráð Bragason (tabla drums), Tumi Árnason (saxophone), Veronique Jacques (cello) and Bjargmundur Ingi Kjartansson (synths).
All tracks engineered by Paul Evans and mixed by Þórður Kári Steinþórsson, except for Nótt; mixed by Paul Evans.
Artwork by Gréta Þorkelsdóttir, based on the original artwork by Frosti Gnarr.
Samaris is an electronic music group from Iceland which formed in January 2011 and consists of Áslaug Rún Magnúsdóttir (clarinet), Þórður Kári Steinþórsson (electronics) and Jófríður Ákadóttir (vocals)