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White Black Boy (Original Soundtrack)
Trapped (Original Television Series Soundtrack)
Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe]
Englabörn & Variations
Mary Magdalene (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
The Mercy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Arrival (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Sicario (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
The Theory of Everything (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
McCanick (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
I Am Here
Prisoners (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Free the Mind (Original Soundtrack)
Copenhagen Dreams (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 Jun 20, 2019
Jóhann's friend and early collaborator Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir (Kira Kira) shares some early memories of Jóhann. Watch: Watch the full film: Order 'Retrospective I':
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 14, 2019
'Shell' is the first track available from Jóhann's piece '12 conversations with Thilo Heinzmann', performed by Echo Collective. Deutsche Grammophon is set to release the full album on September 20th. CD & Digital: Vinyl:
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 13, 2019
Jóhann's parents, Jóhann Gunnarsson & Edda Thorkelsdóttir, discuss his early fascination with music and where it all began. Watch: Watch the full film: Order 'Retrospective I':
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 13, 2019
Deutsche Grammophon is set to release Jóhann's collaborative project with Berlin-based painter Thilo Heinzmann, '12 Conversations', on September 20th. The work, a twelve-movement string quartet devoid of electronics, was interpreted and recorded by Jóhann's longtime collaborators Echo Collective. The group will tour the piece throughout the Autumn and into 2020. 18/09/2019: Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, DE 20/09/2019: Funkhaus Berlin, DE 21/09/2019: Vega, Denmark, Copenhagen 25/09/2019: Autumn Falls, Brussels, BE 24/10/2019: Autumn Falls, Hasselt, BE 26/10/2019: Paradiso Amsterdam, NL 03/11/2019: Barbican Centre, London UK 18/04/2020: Savoy Theatre, Helsinki, FI
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 06, 2019
Dustin O'Halloran​ discusses his relationship with Jóhann and his music. Watch: Watch the full film: Order 'Retrospective I':
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 05, 2019
ACME: American Contemporary Music Ensemble, Theatre of Voices, conductor Paul Hillier, and sound engineer Francesco Donadello recently recorded a special project of Jóhann's in Copenhagen. News to come soon.
Jóhann Jóhannsson Jun 03, 2019
Some scenes from the live performance of Jóhann’s 'Last and First Men' at Vivid Sydney recently. Photos: Prudence Upton
Jóhann Jóhannsson May 24, 2019
The soundtrack to the Icelandic series 'Trapped', by Hildur Gudnadóttir, Rutger Hoedemaekers and Jóhann, is out worldwide today. Order/listen:
Jóhann Jóhannsson May 15, 2019
The Playlist premieres two tracks from the OST of the Icelandic series 'Trapped', composed by Hildur Gudnadóttir, Rutger Hoedemaekers and Jóhann. It will be released worldwide on May 24th via Milan Records.
Jóhann Jóhannsson May 03, 2019
Hildur Gudnadóttir and Jóhann's OST for 'Mary Magdalene' is out now in North America. Order:
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: