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Múm

Múm
Formed: 1997 in Iceland
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Other
Group Members: Gyða Valtýsdóttir, Kristín Anna Valt..., Örvar Þóreyjarson..., Gunnar Örn Tynes, Ólöf Arnalds
Biography: Iceland pop experimentalists Múm were formed by Gunnar Örn Tynes, Örvar Þóreyjarson Smárason, and classically trained twin sisters Gyða and Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir. Formed in 1997, the group met while working on a children's play. Smárason found his perception of music changed through hearing Aphex ...Read full biography
Yesterday Was Dramatic - Today Is OK
Released: 2000
Label: Morr/M.M.
Critics' Rating:
Iceland's Múm proves to be as successful at creating emotional ambient electronic music as they are at posing for album covers (the twin sisters in the band appeared on the sleeve of Belle & Sebastian's ...Read full review
Finally We Are No One
Released: 2002
Label: IODA
Critics' Rating:
Múm's first album for Fat Cat -- by no coincidence, the label that also broke fellow Icelanders Sigur Rós -- has all the majestic synths, crackly drum machine percussion, sampled silence, and crystalline ...Read full review