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Premiere: ORKA – Escuelita

by Editor | 21st July 2017

When we interview artists on MusicMap, we often ask them whether their local environment affects their music. In the case of ORKA, the Faroe Islands collective headed by Jens L. Thomsen, they weren’t just affected by their local environment – they literally made their music out of it. By re-appropriating agricultural tools on a small […]

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Faroe Islands

Konni Kass

by Editor | 7th October 2016

The Faroe Islands’ relative isolation is perfectly captured in this melancholic, haunting tune courtesy of Konni Kass and her band. Across the track’s near seven minute running time a wall-of-sound ambience pulsates behind sky high vocals and a subtly touching crescendo reminiscent of The National. Photo by Beinta á Torkilsheyggi

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Konni Kass

by Editor | 7th October 2016

The Faroe Islands’ relative isolation is perfectly captured in this melancholic, haunting tune courtesy of Konni Kass and her band. Across the track’s near seven minute running time a wall-of-sound ambience pulsates behind sky high vocals and a subtly touching crescendo reminiscent of The National. Photo by Beinta á Torkilsheyggi

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Premiere: ORKA – Escuelita

by Editor | 21st July 2017

When we interview artists on MusicMap, we often ask them whether their local environment affects their music. In the case of ORKA, the Faroe Islands collective headed by Jens L. Thomsen, they weren’t just affected by their local environment – …

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