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Ólöf Arnalds and Skúli Sverrisson concert at Mengi

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  • Ólöf Arnalds A singer and multi-instrumentalist. Screenshot from a Youtube video

Singer Ólöf Arnalds and bass-player Skúli Sverrisson will play music from Ólöf´s latest album, Palme, this Saturday night at performance venue Mengi in downtown Reykjavík. Special guests will play with them and the audience will get the chance to hear some new music that they have been working on. 

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Palme Ólöf's 4th solu album was released in 2014

Ólöf is not only a singer. She was classically educated on the violin but is self-taught on guitar and many other instruments. In September last year she released her forth solo album, Palme, which is produced by Skúli and Gunnar Tynes, from band Múm.
Skúli is a bass-player, composer and producer. He and Ólöf have worked on each other´s music since 2006 resulting in five albums and various musical projects, including Skúli´s piece for Ólöf´s voice and symphony orchestra, premiered at the Tectonics festival in Reykjavík last year.

Ólöf and Skúli have been touring since September, following the release of Palme.

Mengi is an intimate performance venue, a small space that holds only 50 souls in addition to the musicians.

The concert starts at 9 pm, Saturday January 17th. Admission is 2,000 ISK. Address: Mengi, Óðinsgata 2, 101 Reykjavík. See more at mengi.net

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