sunnudagur, mars 22, 2009

Icelandic musical families - Update

Update on my topics on Icelandic musical families.
Also the son of Einar Örn Benediktsson is following in his father's musical footsteps. EÖB, a founding member of the Smekkleysa collective, now in the band Ghostigital, and previous part of Grindverk, The Sugarcubes, KUKL, Purrkur Pillnikk, besides starting Grapewire, having the first Icelandic internetcafe Siberia, cofounder of the Gramm Record Label and being the manager of Bubbi's The Outsiders long ago.
Einar Örn Benediktsson's mother was a singer, and his grandfather was operasinger Einar Kristjánsson.
EÖB, Kaktus, Curver & Gísli Galdur Þorgeirsson/ Ghostigital @ Tunglid @ Iceland Airwaves 2008

His son
Hrafnkell Flóki Einarsson (aka Kaktus) plays sometimes trumpet with his father in Ghostigital, but has a band named Captain Fufanu with Guðlaugur Halldór Einarsson.

Captain fufanu @ Noland from Keli on Vimeo.

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