Album Review: some kind of peace by Ólafur Arnalds
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This album, Arnalds fifth, was recorded at his harbour-based studio in downtown Reykjavik, and offers up a more reflective and introspective theme than we've heard from the multi-instrumentalist previously. His trademark sound, a melding together of ambient electronic music with classical strings and piano, remains at the forefront, however. No stranger to experimentation or collaboration, on Some Kind Of Peace, Arnalds, as previously, flourishes when combining forces with other artists.
Photo by Anna Magg As the days drift by, shortening towards winter, the air crisps and leaves wither to drop. We seek the comfort of the hearth and holiday but suspect the season's solaces won't soothe the strife of this year. Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds' latest work tracks this ….