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White Black Boy (Original Soundtrack)
Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe]
Englabörn & Variations
The Mercy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Mary Magdalene (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Arrival (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Sicario (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
McCanick (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
I Am Here
The Theory of Everything (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Prisoners (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Copenhagen Dreams (Original Soundtrack)
Free the Mind (Original Soundtrack)
The Miners’ Hymns (Original Soundtrack)
And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees (Original Soundtrack)
Fordlândia (Bonus Track Version)
The Sun’s Gone Dim and the Sky’s Turned Black
IBM 1401 a User's Manual
Dís (Original Soundtrack)
Virðulegu forsetar
You Are Not Alone 1 (Touch Mix)
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 25, 2019
Back in January, KEXP's Kevin Cole travelled to Reykjavik to speak with Jóhann's influential father, Jóhann Gunnarsson, about his son and his passion for building organs. The video also features a moving tribute of his father playing the theme from 'The Theory of Everything' on his modified street organ. Watch:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 24, 2019
To coincide with the release of 'Retrospective I' on April 26th, Deutsche Grammophon commissioned a short-film that traces Jóhann's roots back to his home town of Reykjavík, Iceland. It is a rare and insightful glimpse at the places and stories that shaped the person who later became the composer we knew. Watch: Order:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 22, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon's 'Retrospective I' features Jóhann's early works and includes an unreleased soundtrack for the Danish documentary film 'White Black Boy'. The CD box set and hardcover book celebrating his legacy will be released on April 26th. The score is now available to download and stream: Pre-order 'Retrospective I':
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 18, 2019
Rediscover Jóhann's 2012 OST for 'Copenhagen Dreams', recently rereleased by Deutsche Grammophon. Listen/Order:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 18, 2019
Jóhann's multi-media piece 'Last and First Men' will make its Australian debut at the Sydney Opera House this June for 'Vivid LIVE'. Tickets are on sale now. More info:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 17, 2019
Jóhann's 'The Miners' Hymns' was recently rereleased by Deutsche Grammophon. More:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 17, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon has curated a deluxe 'Retrospective' hardcover book edition spread over two volumes with Jóhann's major works. The first volume will be released on April 26th. Learn more:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Apr 04, 2019
Jóhann's OST for 'Mandy' was just nominated for Best Film Score of 2018 at the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP)' Choice Awards! Votes must be submitted by Sunday, April 14 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. More:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Mar 27, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon re-releases Jóhann's 'And in the Endless Pause There Came the Sound of Bees'. Order/Listen:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Mar 15, 2019
Jóhann wrote 'Dís' based on music written for the film of the same name by director Silja Hauksdottir. Deutsche Grammophon has re-released it today. Order/Listen: here:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Mar 12, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon has rereleased Jóhann's 'Virðulegu Forsetar' digitally. It will be part of a greater CD box set comprised of Jóhann's major works called 'Retrospective I', and a deluxe hardcover book - out April 26th. Listen/Order: Watch adam bryanbaum wiltzie's tribute: Learn more:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 26, 2019
"In his lifetime, Jóhannsson was a composer of extraordinary sensitivity, an artist whose fierce intelligence and refusal to tell his audience what to think made many of his peers, in the words of Portishead musician and composer Geoff Barrow, “realise their shit was stock”". - Dazed and Confused Magazine share their thoughts on Jóhann's legacy, with help from Colin Stetson, Tim Husom and Panos Cosmatos.
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 25, 2019
"The late Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, whose background was in conceptual ambient music, created engulfing, earth-trembling work for big movies as varied as Sicario, Arrival, and Mandy." - Pitchfork highlight the progressive composers who have pushed the boundaries of film music, including Jóhann, Mica Levi, Colin Stetson and Jonny Greenwood. Read More:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 22, 2019
Jóhann's close friend and collaborator Kira Kira is collecting material to create a film about Jóhann. If you have video footage, photographs or something you feel would be of value to the film, please get in touch through the email below. Email: [email protected]
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 14, 2019
A preview of Deutsche Grammophon's 'Retrospective I', it will be released on April 26th as a deluxe hardcover book edition, with 7 albums featuring his earlier works and the previously unreleased soundtrack to 'White Black Boy'. Learn more:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 13, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon is set to release a two-volume retrospective edition of Jóhann's work. It will incorporate many of his major works, including The Miners’ Hymns, Arrival, Sicario, Orphée, and a previously unissued soundtrack album. ‘Retrospective I’ will be issued on April 26th as a deluxe hardcover book edition, with seven albums featuring Jóhannsson’s earlier works. More info: Pre-order:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 09, 2019
A year has now passed since we lost Jóhann. It hasn't been an easy year for many of us, but we have been overwhelmed with the outpouring of tributes, including some beautiful concerts in Brussels, Krakow, Reykjavik, New York and beyond. Jóhann's impact on the music and film world still resonates today and will do so for years to come. We would like to extend our gratitude for the kindness shared over the past year. We will continue to celebrate and promote his ineffable legacy. Photo: Rutger Hoedemaekers
Jóhann Jóhannsson Feb 08, 2019
This Saturday, on the anniversary of Jóhann's passing, 4:3 will broadcast his 2016 performance from Funkhaus Berlin.
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jan 16, 2019
Jóhann's 'And In The Endless Pause There Came The Sound Of Bees' release from 10 years ago. Listen:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jan 03, 2019
Jóhann's 'Mandy' OST surfaced on many 'Best of 2018' lists. You can order the Vinyl (red & black 180g) + CD available over on Invada Records UK. Order:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jan 03, 2019
Part 2 of 'Remembering Jóhann Jóhannsson' by the Barbican Centre, including interviews with directors Bill Morrison and James Marsh, collaborators Francesco Donadello and adam bryanbaum wiltzie, publisher David McGinnis, Echo Collective and Tim Husom. Listen:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Dec 05, 2018
Two of Jóhann's pieces were included in the Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques's playlist for the Soyuz's mission to the International Space Station. Read More:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Dec 01, 2018
London Symphony Orchestra rehearsing ahead of tonight's performance of Jóhann's multimedia piece 'Last and First Men' at the Barbican Centre.
Jóhann Jóhannsson Nov 21, 2018
Shock Waves Podcast speaks with 'Mandy' director Panos Cosmatos about creating the film along with collaborating with Jóhann Jóhannsson. Listen:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Nov 19, 2018
"The 'Mandy' score is one of the best of the year, a fierce emotional arrangement of mournful synth and somber guitars, interspersed with jarring eruptions of percussion (...)" - IndieWire on Jóhann's 'Mandy' OST. Read More: Order Vinyl: Digital: