Úlfur Eldjárn is a composer, electronic and experimental musician based in Reykjavík, Iceland, also a member of the legendary Apparat Organ Quartet. His album The Aristókrasía Project, is a cinematic mix of synth pop and minimal string arrangements, exploring themes of space travel, science and artificial intelligence. On Field Recordings: Music From the Ether, he experiments with old mechanical instruments, a home made drum robot and other unusual sound sources.
He recently collaborated with electro artist Null+Void and Depeche Mode singer Dave Gahan to create a haunting string version of their track ‘Where I Wait’
Úlfur has composed soundtracks for films, TV, stage and other media. His output covers a wide range of style including orchestral scores Innsaei: The Sea Within and the Bernard Herrman inspired Ash. Úlfur collaborated with Jóhann Jóhannsson on his last film score, Mandy.
Úlfur has experimented with new and interactive forms of music, often in collaboration with his brother Halldór Eldjárn. The Infinite String Quartet invites listeners to create infinitely many different versions of the piece and if you’re ever in Reykjavík, be sure to try out his location based composition Reykjavík GPS.
Úlfur also runs an independent music production house for film and advertising called Múskat.