Gabríel Ólafs is a Icelandic pianist and composer. At just 19, the composer and pianist wowed viewers and a live audience on Icelandic TV during his first ever live performance, where he was discovered by Björk’s manager Derek Birkett. Back in 2019, he released the first full-length Absent Minded.
He returns with his stripped-back yet beautifully intricate Piano Works, a collection of reimagined arrangements released as part of an ambitious deconstructive series by One Little Indian Records. It will be out on June 26th. We already shared “Birta“; “Mosi” is the new excerpt. He explains: