Ólafur Arnalds is a BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer and producer (Broadchurch, Kiasmos, Erased Tapes), known for his unique ambient electronic sound. He takes strings and piano to a new place, treating them with effects and mixing them with loops and beats. His most recent albums include For Now I Am Winter and The Chopin Project, a collaboration with classical pianist Alice Sara Ott. Based in Reykjavík, Iceland, Ólafur’s approach to sound and composition has inspired a new generation to enjoy and create modern orchestral music.
Discover our bestseller libraries created in collaboration with the celebrated Icelandic composer, featuring Evolutions — unique string quartet textures and long evolving phrases, Chamber Evolutions — introducing his signature 'Waves' samples, and his intimate Composer Toolkit — recorded on a characterful 'felted' grand piano. A no-brainer for fans of Ólafur, the Scandi Noir movement and beautiful progressive ensemble music.
Haunting frozen string evolutions curated by artist & composer Ólafur Arnalds
Haunting Frozen String Evolutions
Inspiring chamber strings textures from the BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer
Inspiring Chamber Strings Textures
Intimate piano based writing tools curated by the BAFTA-winning artist & composer
Intimate Piano Based Writing Tools