May 15th, Valgeir Sigurðsson (featuring Sigga Sunna) performed at a collaborative concert with multi-instrumentalist quartet Amiina and master beatboxer Shlomo at The Southbank Center’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in London.
In the following video the artists perform a song they all created for this evening to accompany footage from Dreamland, a film which Valgeir composed the music for earlier this year. Dreamland documents the destruction of vast lands in the east of Iceland to make way for Europe’s largest aluminium smelter.
Many of the landscapes you see in this video clip have now been destroyed.
Valgeir’s original Dreamland score will be released on Bedroom Community before too long. Until then you can download the title track “Grýlukvæði” here, featuring Ben Frost, Sam Amidon and Nico Muhly.