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Jóhann Jóhannsson

Johann Johannsson was born in Iceland but currently resides in Copenhagen, Denmark. Johann's musical background is varied: he studied piano and trombone in his native Reykjavik but amplified music soon beckoned and through most of the 90s he played guitar and keyboards with various bands in Iceland's flourishing music scene. Johann began writing music for the theater in the 1990's and in this m...

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130701 Spotify playlist updated

Posted on Wednesday, 18th April

Once again, our 130701 imprint have updated their popular Spotify​ playlist with a brand new set of tracks. This one is themed around wind instruments, including tracks from the likes of Olivier Alary, Johann Johannsson, Colin Stetson, Matana Roberts, Laura Cannell, Jon Hassell, Peter Brotzmann, Peter Zummo, Volcano The Bear + many more.
Check out the playlist here and follow if you like it.

Crack magazine host 130701's mixtape requiem for Jóhann Jóhannsson

Posted on Monday, 26th February

Crack Magazine asked Dave Howell, head of our 130701 imprint, to make a mixtape celebrating the work of  Jóhann Jóhannsson, following the Icelandic composer's shock death 2 weeks ago. You can check out the mixtape and the feature they ran here. You can also check out Howell's eulogy to Jóhann here.

130701 feature in Cent Magazine

Posted on Monday, 19th December

130701's Dave Howell has written an extended piece for Cent magazine about the development of the label (with its artists like Hauschka, Max Richter and Johann Johannsson) and the growth of 'post-classsical' music over the past fifteen years. 

130701's anniversary compilation OUT TODAY

Posted on Friday, 15th July

Our 130701 imprint celebrates its fifteenth anniversary with the release of this wonderful compilation album OUT TODAY. The album features an exclusive track from each of the label's 11 artists - inc. Max Richter, Hauschka, Johann Johannsson, Dustin O'Halloran, Ian William Craig. It is released on CD, digital and gatefold double vinyl (w/ full download coupon). You can read more, listen to the album and buy it here.

As an added treat, we are giving away a FREE limited edition bonus tracks CD