From Rock n’ Roll Star to The Godfather Of The Iceland Music Scene
This is the audio-only podcast edition of the fourteenth episode of the JOURNEYS Webcast—Adventure & Discovery In The Time of Corona where Allan Karl and Siggi Baldurrson chatted from San Diego to Iceland when this show originally Livestreamed on July 20, 2020.
The Journey of Sigtryggur Baldursson
Founding Member & Drummer for Bjork’s first band, The Sugarcubes, and Managing Director of Iceland Music
Meet Sigtryggur Baldursson, the managing director for the Iceland Music office that helps Icelandic music find various opportunities and audiences around the world.
A veteran musician where outside of Iceland he is best known for his work with Björk’s first band, the Sugarcubes, from 1986 through 1992. He is co-owner of their music label, Bad Taste (Smekkleysa). He has also worked extensively with Emiliana Torrini and other Icelandic artists. He has an alter ego by the name of Bogomil Font who is the only Calypso singer in Iceland.
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Siggi on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0JwejEKQp0IwG3D79liZyT
Sugarcubes on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1G0Xwj8mza6b03iYkVdzDP
This is a replay of the 14th episode of the JOURNEYS Webcast—Adventure & Discovery In The Time of Corona where Allan Karl and Sigtryggur Baldurssonchatted from Iceland to San Diego when this show originally Livestreamed on July 20, 2020.
Our Conversation Touched On Some of These Topics & More:
- The Journey From Iceland To World Fame | How Siggi helped put Iceland and its burgeoning music scene on the world map.
- Who Is Bogomil Font? | The Alter-ego Calypso singer in Iceland!
- Experimental Percussion Music | Utilizing telecommunication, satellite covers, and video to create outer world sounds.
- Kayaking & Codfishing | What’s the secret to making wicked fishballs?
Listen to the Audio Podcast
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Watch The Video Replay of the Livestream on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RN_FQf2–pg
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