Playing tracks by
Jónas Hallgrímsson, Ulver, Philip Glass, Nils Frahm, Sigur Rós and more.
This show was 44th in the global ambient chart.
I went to Iceland in January. It was a truly mind-expanding experience. Awesome is a word I steer clear of, but its original definition fits the feeling: inspiring awe, wonder or dread; extremely impressive or daunting, intimidating.
Gazing out at those endless lunar landscapes filled me with joy, but isn’t all joy tinged with a kind of vulnerability or dread at its passing? This is a mix that attempts to capture those conflicting emotions. It’s pretty chilly!
Here’s a little 4-minute video of the things we saw: https://vimeo.com/201367926