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Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland

Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland
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"Bob And Sindri Go Músíktilraunir!"


S: I believe I mentioned earlier that there’s an interesting way of playing clarinet; I think this is it.

B: They’ve actually stoked their entire reputation on this one instrument. I will say, it’s kind of weird, but it went to that kind of ‘folkanised Balkan’ but then they go head-first into bands like Orphic Oxtra…

S: The singer has a great voice, as well. It’s such a nice contrast from how everything else is so King Crimson-y, and his voice is so pop.

B: The main thing that differentiates this from all the other ‘Balkan’ bands in Iceland is definitely the drums and the bass. There’s a power in it, much bigger power… it’s not whimsical. - Reykjavík Grapevine



Feeling a bit camera shy


Murrk was formed in january 2011 by 7 kids between 18 and 21 years old. Murrk plays progressive rock with balkan influences. In the band there are 1 guitar player/singer,1 guitar player, 1 bass player, 1 keyboard player, 1 drummer, a trumpet player and a clarinet player. All these musicians have been studying music for a while. In march the band competed in Músíktilraunir (kind of an Icelandic version of battle of the bands) and did really great. The band made it to the finals and got great review from Reykjavik Grapevine. Since then the band has been playing, practicing and making music.