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Olafur Arnalds

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Ólafur Arnalds performs live at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

May 7, 2013 Watch the Icelandic musician's magnificent work as it's re-imagined with a 28-member orchestra.

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May 25, 2010 Now on All Songs Considered: a mix of soul, punk, neo-classical instrumental music and more.

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September 4, 2008 Iceland's Olafur Arnalds writes songs that fall between contemporary classical and electronica.

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Reviews

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May 25, 2010 Now on All Songs Considered: a mix of soul, punk, neo-classical instrumental music and more.

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September 4, 2008 Iceland's Olafur Arnalds writes songs that fall between contemporary classical and electronica.

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December 24, 2013 Great words can be the secret ingredient in great songs. Bob Boilen picks a few of 2013's best.

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Khaela Maricich (left) and Melissa Dyne of The Blow.

December 16, 2013 The All Songs Considered host shares an overstuffed list of the albums he loved this year.

Clockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag

March 26, 2013 New music from returning favorites and a pair of exciting discoveries from the SXSW music festival.

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  • Album: Variations of Static
  • Artist: Olafur Arnalds
  • Label: Erased Tapes
  • Released: 2008