23rd Tokyo Summer Music Fesrival 5 July to 5 August
Johann Johannson and one more Icelandic musicians along with three others will perform at the 23rd Tokyo Summer Music Festival: "Towards the islands-Sounds across the Sea"
Date: July 10, 11 19:00 Venue: Miraikan (National Museum of Emerging Science and Inovation)
Tickets: 5, 000 yen
The Icelandic genius Jóhann Jóhannsson mixes hot and cool sounds to weave his unique musical universe! Icelandic sounds meet the future in a foggy Miraikan Museum!
Jóhann Jóhannsson is an Icelandic musician, composer and producer. He is one of the founders of Kitchen Motors, an art organization, think tank and record label.
In 1999 he founded the group Apparat Organ Quartet, which performed at various festivals throughout Europe and the U.S. Jóhann has also written music for theatre plays, documentaries, contemporary dance works and soundtracks for three feature films. His first solo album Englaborn is composed for string quartet, piano, organ, glockenspiel and percussion. He manipulated these elements by adding electronic backgrounds to this acoustic recording. Furthermore he has cooperated with artists such as Marc Almond, Barry Adamson and Pan Sonic, The Halfer Trio or Jaki Liebezeit among others.The performance will take place in the thrilling National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, where Icelandic sounds will meet the future.
Tokyo Summer Music Fesival 2007