XLR8R's Best of 2017: Tracks
We present just some of our favorite tunes of the last 12 months.

With our Best Releases of the year now out of the way, we move onto our best tracks. Discussion and debate on this list started several weeks ago when an internal message posted the question: what are…

Ask the Experts: Kiasmos
Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen answer your questions this month.

Our latest Ask The Experts feature comes from Kiasmos, a collaborative project recognised for its sensual, gentle, and deeply emotional soundscapes. Kiasmos is made up of BAFTA-winning Icelandic compo…

Kiasmos Next Up in Ask the Experts; Send Them Your Questions Now
Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen step forward to answer your questions.

With our latest Ask The Experts feature in the works—this time with Steffi—we wanted to invite questions for our next one: Kiasmos. Kiasmos is made up of BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnald…

Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen Return as Kiasmos
'Blurred' EP is scheduled for October 6 release.

There’s a new Kiasmos EP on the way. Kiasmos is the electronic music duo of composer Ólafur Arnalds and producer Janus Rasmussen. With a number of releases coming on Erased Tapes, including thei…

Kiasmos Scheduled to Release New EP; Stream Here
'Swept' EP is due out on November 20 via Erased Tapes.

Revered musician duo Kiasmos, composed of Icelandic BAFTA-winning composer, Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen, have a new EP landing via London-based label, Erased Tapes Records, later this month. Th…

Superstition Hosts Rødhåd and Droid Recordings This Weekend, Shares Mix
The London-based party series also has upcoming shows with Mano Le Tough, Apparat, Erased Tapes, and Life and Death.

Superstition kicked off in September 2014 with a huge run of showcases from Life and Death, Trouw, Rush Hour Records, Erased Tapes, Token Records, Klockworks, Voyage Direct, IMF, Just This, and Strobo…

Watch Kiasmos Entire Live Set From Sonar 2015
The performance was recorded live in Barcelona and broadcast by FranceTV.

Kiasmos is made up of Icelandic award-winning composer Ólafur Arnalds, known for his unique blend of minimal piano and string compositions with electronic sounds, and Janus Rasmussen from the Faroe Is…

MUTEK Montréal 2015

MUTEK launches into its 16th edition with 5 nonstop days of internationally recognized artistic excellence, running from May 27 to 31 at Montréal’s Musée d’art contemporain (MAC) and vario…

Podcast 381: Dauwd
An ascendent producer adds to his reputation via this sinuous set.

It might be a bit of an exaggeration to term Dauwd’s career arc as meteoric—his output rate hasn’t exactly been shooting-star fast—but it’s certainly fair to say that the U.S.–born, Wales-raised…

Premiere: Listen to a New Remix from Dauwd
The British producer has turned in a new rework of Erased Tapes outfit Kiasmos.

Late last year, Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen came together to release a full-length LP as Kiasmos via the Erased Tapes imprint. A self-titled affair, the pair will soon revisit its recent album …

Download a Free Compilation from Erased Tapes

In celebration of the new year, London label Erased Tapes has offered up a free compilation which includes contributions from Nils Frahm, Rival Consoles, and a remix from Clark. Compiled by Erased Tap…

Kiasmos "Thrown"

Icelandic artists Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rassmussen (of electronic outfit Bloodgroup) have reinstated their techno partnership as Kiasmos, an outfit which hasn’t released any material since 20…

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