ÓRÓ

by ORKA

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    Deluxe 180g gatefold print of ORKA's haunting sophomore album ÓRÓ. The sleeve has double print on the inside and the record is a feverishly yellow vinyl. Beautiful cover art by Uni Árting.

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ÓRÓ is ORKA's second album. It was recorded in a cold concrete salt warehouse by the Ports of Tórshavn in the snow of February 2010. ORKA rented the building for 1 month, fixed microphones and geophones on all 3 levels, staircases, elevators, built instruments and wrote and recorded all the material then and there and at Tórshavn's hospital together with audio mangler Oktopus [MRC Riddims, Dälek, Deadverse]. The result is a dark Lynchian universe, luminous with icy Nordic vocals on top of evolved grit hop.

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released 11 April 2011

Produced by Ólavur Jákupsson and Jens L. Thomsen

Co-produced by Oktopus

Executive producer: Jens L. Thomsen

Recorded February 15th to March 12th 2010 at the Salt Warehouse by The Port of Tórshavn & Tórshavn Hospital, and August 2nd to 20th, September 20th to 29th & October 15th to 25th at Støkumørk, Innan Glyvur by Jens L. Thomsen and Ólavur Jákupsson. Additional recordings by Oktopus and Jónas B. Danielsen

Mixed December 1st to 13th 2010 by Jens L. Thomsen at Medley Studios, Copenhagen

Mastered January 6th and 13th 2011 by Tim Young at Metropolis Mastering, London

R-BOYS: Uni Árting: Basic Rhythms, Grooves, Concrete Floor, Doors, Shattered Glass, Fire Hose Cabinet and Various Steel & Plastic Objects. Oktopus: Orpa, Staircase Rails, Kaoss, Sonics. Ólavur Jákupsson: Main Vocals except on Track 6, Hydrette, Harpabol, Lampa, Kaoss, Doors. Jens L. Thomsen: Bass Post, Lampa, Hydrette, Harpabol, Claps, Backing Vocals, Main Vocals on Track 6. Høgni Lisberg: Additional Backing Vocals

WORDS & MUSIC: “Órógv”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Árting/Jákupsson/Oktopus/Thomsen. “Betri tíðir”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Árting/Jákupsson/Oktopus/Thomsen. “Hungur”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Jákupsson/Thomsen. “Aldan reyð”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Jákupsson/Thomsen. “Fylgið”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Árting/Jákupsson/Oktopus/Thomsen. “Hon leitar”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Thomsen. “Tað vakrasta”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Jákupsson/Thomsen. “Moldblak”: Words: Thomsen, Music: Árting/Jákupsson/Oktopus/Thomsen

COVER: Graphic design by Uni Árting. Photography by Uni Árting

THANKS: Harbormaster Jónsvein Lamhauge and the staff at The Port of Tórshavn, Jarðfeingi, Tórshavnar Skipasmiðja, Kirstin Helgadóttir, Bogi á Lakjuni, Jógvan Andreas á Brúnni, Kári Sverrisson, Yann Tiersen, Anna Katrin Egilstrøð, Eivør Pálsdóttir, Teitur Lassen, Fabrice Tison, Magni Højgaard, Ella Guldbro, Søren Mikkelsen, Jakob Groth, Tim Young, Dan Baldwin, Jónas B. Danielsen, Niels L. Thomsen, Malena Thomsen, Poul L. Thomsen, Kristian Blak, Stéphane Gregoire, Peter Mesnickow, Guillaume Bourreau, Angela Teistler, Jim Q. Holm, Jens Bech, Jan Bech, Páll Poulsen, Petur Pólson, Jónheðin H. Tróndheim, Herit Helgadóttir, Torfinnur Jákupsson, Uni Petersen, and Christian H. Buhl

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