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If it wasn't for the movie trailer Battle: Los Angeles- I would have never known about this artist. The song as well as the trailer is of epic proportions. Trust me- you won't regret purchasing it. I hope that somehow- someway they add this song to the finished movie. It fits perfectly if you ask me.


A song that can evoke every conceivable emotion is not a song, but an extension of the human condition.

"I Knew It First!"

To help thwart some music snob right now, people hearing Johann's music in a movie trailer or otherwise makes no difference. What matters is that the song "The Sun's Gone Dim and the Sky's Turned Black" is probably one of the most moving songs I've heard in years. Great music is just that, nothing more, nothing less. Please don't hate people for discovering his work from Battle LA.


Born: September 19, 1969 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Composer/producer/multi-instrumentalist Jóhann Jóhannsson is one of Iceland's most prolifically creative musicians, as a solo artist as well as a part of the Kitchen Motors label and collective (which also includes members of Sigur Rós, Múm, and Slowblow) and also Apparat Organ Quartet. Kitchen Motors' aesthetic, which focuses on largely improvised and electronic music, also applies to his other projects. Apparat Organ Quartet, with music described as "machine rock & roll," consists of four keyboardists...
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