Jónsi

Since the 1990s world-renowned interdisciplinary artist Jónsi has produced ethereal sounds through an astute aesthetic that combines the minimal, classical and progressive. Jónsi initially gained international recognition as the lead vocalist for the Icelandic experimental rock band Sigur Rós, whose unique sounds have been equated with the sublime.

Outside of Sigur Rós, Jónsi has cultivated a latticework of other interconnected music projects, inclusive of solo works and collaborations. In 2009 he and Alex Somers released the landmark ambient album Riceboy Sleeps, which they followed up in 2019 with Lost And Found. In 2018 Jónsi, Alex Somers and Paul Corley formed Liminal, whose ambient sound bath events have been hosted at art spaces across the world to high critical praise.

Jónsi is the winner of the 2015 Annie awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music in an Animated Feature Productions for his work on How to Train Your Dragon 2, and the winner of the 2012 BMI Film Music Award for this score of We Bought A Zoo. In 2014 Jónsi and Sigur Rós appeared on an episode of the acclaimed television series Game of Thrones.

In 2018 Jónsi contributed an original song titled Revelation to the soundtrack of Joe Edgerton's successful film Boy Erased, for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe and the Awards Circuit Community Awards.

2020 saw Jónsi releasing his first solo music in a decade on Sigur Rós' own record label 'Krunk'.

Without Remorse

Jónsi has scored 'Tom Clancy's Without Remorse' starring Michael B. Jordan and directed by Stefano Sollima.

💥The score is available to stream now and a limited edition, double LP on heavyweight red and black vinyl is available to pre-order via Jónsi's Bandcamp store 💥

Shiver

Jónsi has released his first solo album in 10 years! Produced by A. G. Cook & Jónsi, 'Shiver' is out now and available to stream on all platforms! 🖤

Shiver - Deluxe Edition Double LP - SOLD OUT

Limited edition gatefold double LP on hand splattered pink, black and white heavyweight vinyl with spot varnish deluxe inner sleeve.

Shiver - Standard Edition Double LP

140g black double LP with gatefold sleeve.

Shiver - CD

Gatefold CD

Frakkur

Frakkur was the artist name jónsi used for his experiments in electronic music. working on his own, either at home in reykjavík, in hotel rooms on tour with sigur rós, or later at his boyfriend’s house in boston, jónsi spent endless hours diving into then-new bits of kit and programming, having fun and seeing how far he could push things.
the legacy is three collections of work totalling 25 tracks collated into one triple album - each made a year or so apart, under slightly different circumstances and with different equipment.

the oldest, 2000-2001, was made on jónsi’s first pc laptop, named the tank for its unwieldy size. the second, 2002-2003, was made in his small flat in the middle of reykjavík, where he set up his first home studio in a cupboard, so that it could be packed away at night. the final part of the frakkur trilogy, 2003-2004, was made in cambridge, mass. in breaks of sigur rós touring. his partner, alex somers, had by then introduced jónsi to the programme logic, and this he coupled with a yamaha vss-30 toy keyboard to sample his voice in what he describes as a spontaneous and exciting process.

Jónsi's "Frakkur" is available to stream everywhere and purchase on triple, coloured vinyl here

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