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New track, Saman - watch here:


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part 2. After the software has generated images from the Piano data, the digitally created images are printed on film and then developed via the cyanotype process by @feldstudio. This is what gives it that very deep blue, natural texture.


To make the artwork for re:member @feldstudio developed a generative tool that creates hundreds of variations based on the notes played by my two STRATUS pianos. This means the artwork basically drawn by the notes you hear on the album. What you see is what you hear. On the final album cover, each dot corresponds to a piano note in the title track, re:member. The more thick white dots mean a higher frequency of that note being played. Thin dots mean that note is not played very often.


E7 is an inspiring community of Icelandic producers, recording engineers and artists that I am lucky to have been a part of since 2012! . . Photo by @lee_kirby_photography


Back in my studio today. Shooting some behind the scenes footage about my composing process with @spitfireaudio


Talking about my love for analog machines, composing in iceland, dropping out of school... in the debut episode of "Impromptu". Watch the full episode on @filmkraft.tv IGTV channel!


Album art in the making.. Cyanotype prints by @feldstudio . re:member is out August 24th!


Having fun with @kiasmos_ in Vilnius 🐒 🎉


Airplane pajama party!


STRATUS - these are some of the earliest function sketches for the self playing piano software by @halldorel and me. It's fun to go back and look at those ideas and compare to what we actually ended up with.


Australia! Finally I can tell you that we’re bringing our show to you, all the way across the world. And I couldn’t be happier! Tickets will go on pre-sale Wednesday August 1 and on general sale Friday August 3. See you soon! 🇦🇺 27.11.2018 Brisbane (AU), Queensland Performing Arts Center 🇦🇺 28.11.2018 Sydney (AU), Sydney Opera House 🇦🇺 29.11.2018 Canberra (AU), Canberra Theatre Centre 🇦🇺 01.12.2018 Melbourne (AU), Melbourne Recital Centre 🇦🇺 03.12.2018 Melbourne (AU), Melbourne Recital Centre 🇦🇺 04.12.2019 Adelaide (AU), Dunstan Playhouse (no pre-sale)


Enjoying some off time in my hiding place but cannot wait to get back on the road with my beautiful people in September. Until then you can catch me wirh Kiasmos on a few festivals in August! See dates on www.olafurarnalds.com 📸 By @rubaudonadeu


Did you catch my Tiny Desk Concert? You can watch it on npr.org