Mammút

Mammút

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Quirky and unique five-piece with a charistimatic female singer. Innovative drumming and melodic bass lines blend with freaky guitars. As described by David Fricke (Rolling Stone mag.) "enjoyable, they are young but not just good because of that (...) a really good band!"

Biography

MAMMÚT is a band from Reykjavik, Iceland consisting of three girls and two boys aged eighteen and nineteen. In 2004, three months after forming, Mammút won the annual battle of the bands (Músiktilraunir) competition in Iceland . This has been the springboard for some of the most promising bands and artists in Iceland. Since then Mammút have been playing gigs all over Iceland and Europe ,including supports with Belgian art rockers dEUS,to a great response. Their music has developed in to something quite unique; distinctive vocals and angular guitars held together by brilliant melodic bass and innovative drums.
In the last year Mammút have attracted international attention from Rolling Stone journalist Dave Fricke who called them "a really good band", Music Week(UK) who named them as "a band to watch for the future", and the respected Playlouder.com website,which described the band as "Incredible". Mammút's eponymous debut album was released in Iceland in spring 2006 on Smekkleysa (BadTaste) the label founded by The Sugarcubes and one-time home to Björk and Sigur Rós, to critical acclaim and an Icelandic alternative radio Number One with the single Þorkell. Last three years Mammút has played at the well respected annual Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavík, Iceland. In 2006, Mammút played on In The City, Manchester, and on SXSW in 2007, with great response.

In august 2008 Mammút release'd their second album Karkari. Their single Svefnsýkt from that album was number 1 for few weeks on "X-ið" a very popular rock radio station in Iceland.

Discography

Mammút - Mammút (LP released by Smekkleysa/Bad Taste record label in april 2006)

Mammút - Karkari (LP released by Record Record's record lable in august 2008)

Mammút are frequently played on the national radio stations, and in Germany.

Set List

The average number of songs per gig is approx. 9 songs, about 35-40 minutes.
We do not do covers.