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Einar Scheving

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Einar Scheving is a drummer/composer from Iceland. He started playing jazz and rock music professionally at the age of fifteen and soon became one of the country's foremost drummers. Einar has been gaining considerable attention for his compositional vision and is a three-time winner of the Icelandic Music Awards, including two for Best Album of the Year: Cycles in 2008 and Land Mins Fodur (The Land of My Father) in 2012. Both albums have received rave reviews and sold remarkably well. Einar is a mainstay on the Icelandic music scene, playing and recording with many of the country’s foremost artists.

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Article: Album Review

Anders Lønne Grønseth: Multiverse

Read "Multiverse" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


Built and fully realized in its moment of fruition, Norwegian saxophonist and bass clarinetist Anders Lønne Grønseth's Multiverse lays waste to the tired notion that music from the Scandinavian hinterlands has to bear the mark of chilly emotion. The musical flow and invention heard so immediately on Multiverse is a restless wonder, resulting in ...

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Einar Scheving: Land Mins Fodur

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2013
Track listing: Nú vil ég enn í nafni þínu; Land míns föður / Hættu að gráta hringaná; Sorgardans; Dýravísur; Afturhvarf; Draumalandið; Maístjarnan; Fósturjörð; Sofðu unga ástin mín; Jón Thoroddsen - In Memoriam; Stríðið; Bíum bíum bambaló; Mamma ætlar að sofna.

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Article: Extended Analysis

Einar Scheving: Land Mins Fodur

Read "Einar Scheving: Land Mins Fodur" reviewed by Alex Franquelli


It is jazz, all right. But it is that kind of jazz that manages to flow in a natural, effortless way. The rigid canons of composition are refined by a clever approach to folk music, which in Land Míns Föður (The Land of My Father) ceases to be a mere echo in an otherwise contemporary context ...

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Nu Vil Eg Enn I Nafni Thinu

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2011
Duration: 3:33

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Track of the Day

Sveitin

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 0
Duration: 8:44

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Cycles

Label: Self Produced
Released: 0


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