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Apparat Organ Quartet in Concert Tonight

Electric pop band Apparat Organ Quartet will celebrate the release of their new album Pólýfónía with a concert at Reykjavík venue NASA tonight. Special guests are Sykur, D.J. Flugvél og geimskip and Japanese organist Junichi Matsumoto.


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The official release of the long-awaited Pólýfónía is today, although it has been available on for some time, where the album can also be listened to for free. apparatorganquartet-polyfonia

The album has been well received with the song “Cargo Frakt” playing on the radio. The album cover—a collage of custom-made coats of arms designed by Siggi Eggertsson—has raised positive attention and was voted best cover of 2010 by two newspapers, Fréttabladid and Fréttatíminn.

Tonight’s concert, which the band promises will be full of surprises, begins at 9 pm. Tickets cost ISK 1,500 (USD 13, EUR 10) and are sold at 12 Tónar, Skólavördurstígur 15, and at the door.

In other music news, record label BRAK is hosting a free series of concerts tonight at Faktorý Bar on Smidjustígur 6 in Reykjavík in the honor of Green Day drummer Tre Cool’s 37th birthday, a press release states.

Participating bands are Fist Fokkers, Ljósvaki, Loji, Markús & Diversion Sessions and Quadruplos, which come from various music genres and have all either recently released new albums or are about to. The event begins at 9:30 pm.

Tomorrow, the band Melchior will perform a special Christmas fish soup concert at the Settlement Center in Borgarnes at 8:30 pm—the center’s seafood soup will be sold at a discount price at the occasion. Ólafur Flosason, who played the oboe with the band 30 years ago, will be the guest of honor.

That’s not all because on Saturday Benni Hemm Hemm will celebrate the release of his new album Skot with a concert at the Reykjavík venue Bakkus at 9 pm, preceded by a concert at the Havarí record store in the city center at 4 pm.

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