Welcome to episode 199 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. Now – as you probably know, as well as the usual platforms (this site, soundcloud, iTunes/Apple) you can now get to Sweetman Podcast on Spotify – follow it there and have it saved […]
Hildur Guðnadóttir Joker [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Watertower Music Hildur Guðnadóttir has been creating stunning soundtrack work across the last half-decade. The classically trained Icelandic cellist has performed or arranged for Throbbing Gristle, Animal Collective, Pan Sonic and has released solo albums in and around working with the names mentioned above as well as Sun […]
The Wellington Film Society’s program is continues, last week it was 1960s paranoia with Seconds, this week we’re in Iceland, we’re right up to date (well, 2013) and we’ve got one of the shortest running times of the year (around 70 minutes or so) with Benedikt Erlingsson’s movie, Of Horses And Men. Part of the […]
Following the sold out debut season in 2017, Dominic ‘Tourettes’ Hoey brings his original autobiographical theatre piece ‘Your Heart Looks Like A Vagina’ back for a return season at The Basement Theatre in Auckland and to Wellington’s BATS Theatre in April. ‘Your Heart Looks Like A Vagina’ is a one man show that will bring […]
Jóhann Jóhannsson has died. The Icelandic musician and composer was best known for his film score work but he had also composed for TV, dance, theatre and released solo albums – such as the stunning Orphée. He was 48 years old. The cause of death is not known.
Jóhann Jóhannsson Orphée Deutsche Grammophon Billed as Jóhannsson’s return to the studio for a solo album, his first in a half-dozen years, Orphée (loosely based on Ovid’s version of the myth of Orpheus) arrives on the back of extensive studio work, Jóhannsson now one of the go-to names for Hollywood movie soundtracks. Prior to his […]
Olafur Arnalds, Found Songs (2009) A lovely wee 10” ep this – seven songs, one for each day – each piece written, recorded and sent out into the world (via Tweet) in one day. Here the seven pieces by Olafur Arnalds are collected up and celebrated on a limited-edition 10-inch vinyl. I love this guy’s […]
Asgeir In The Silence One Little Indian You know, I shouldn’t really like this at all – for, straight away, my ears took this in as if some cosmic trickery where Jonsi had ditched the Hopelandic nonsense, borrowed Ed Bagley Jr’s version of a Scandinavian accent and recorded his own version of that first Bon […]