New video for Röyksopp’s new track BOUNTY HUNTERS

New video for Röyksopp’s new track BOUNTY HUNTERS

 

Here’s a boxfresh video paying tribute to Star Wars by performing the new track Bounty Hunters. Unfortunately neither Greedo nor Boba Fett could attend the event, but it turned out pretty good nonetheless… At least they had lasers…

 

Röyksopp (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɾœʏksɔp]) are a Norwegian electronic music duo from Tromsø, formed in 1998. Since their inception, the band has consisted ofSvein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland.

Berge and Brundtland were introduced to each other through a mutual friend in Tromsø, Norway. They both enjoyed the same films, music and both shared an interest in electronics. The two experimented with various forms of electronic music, and bought a drum machine together during the Tromsø techno scene before going their separate ways. Several years later, the two met up again and formed Röyksopp during the Bergen Wave. After experimenting with different genres of electronic music, the band solidified their place in the electronica scene with their 2001 debut album, Melody A.M., released on the Wall of Sound record label.

Röyksopp consistently experimented with various genres pertaining to electronic music. Stylistically, the band makes use of various genres, including ambient,house music and synthpop. The band is also known for its elaborate concert performances, which often feature eccentric outfits.

Since their 1998 debut, the duo gained critical acclaim and popular success around the world. To date, Röyksopp has been nominated for one Grammy Award, won seven Spellemannprisen awards, performed worldwide tours, and produced albums which have topped the charts in several countries, including four consecutive number-one albums in their native Norway.

iamamiwhoami is the electronic music and audiovisual project of Swedish musician and singer-songwriter Jonna Lee in collaboration with her long-time music producer Claes Björklund. The project released their third audiovisual album Blue in November 2014 and released their second live album Concert In Blue in September 2015. Visual collaborators of the project include Swedish directors collective Wave, consisting of Jonna Lee, cinematographer John Strandh and set designer Agustín Moreaux. For iamamiwhoami’s third audiovisual series Blue, Lee is also collaborating with designer Mathieu Mirano.

Their videos in particular have spread virally, and the project is notable not only for its artistic multimedia output, but also the creators’ leveraging of YouTube andviral videos to disseminate their music and music videos. In 2010, Lee founded a label for iamamiwhoami, To whom it may concern, which she runs.

Since December 2009, iamamiwhoami’s music videos have been released in several series’ from the project’s YouTube channel whilst their music being available through online retail digital download. Running from an initial set of prelude videos to a series of full length songs, the videos and songs form a continuous story about Lee’s protagonist lead role. iamamiwhoami released their first physical album, the “audiovisual album” kin in 2012, while the initial full-length series bounty(2010) was released in physical edition in June 2013. By May 2013 a total of 24 videos have been released from iamamiwhoami’s YouTube channel. To date, the project has also remixed songs for Moby and the Irrepressibles, as well as performing live in concert tours revolving around the releases of kin, bounty and blue. An online performance art “concert” in support of the bounty series was streamed online in 2010, taking place in a forest. On April 29, 2015, a second onlineperformance art “concert” in support of the blue series was streamed online; this “concert” was released physically and digitally in September 2015 (as Concert In Blue), and includes the first new iamamiwhoami song (“The Deadlock”) since 2014.