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Soundtrack music from the first silent forward. If it was written for the moving image, we'll play it. Library music included; popcorn optional.

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Options November 24, 2015: Morricone Iceland Pt. 2: DR. GUNNI (S.H. Draumur) on the "History of Icelandic Soundtrack Music"
Dr. Gunni (aka Gunnar Larus Hjalmarsson), a central figure of the Icelandic underground music scene, curates the "History of Icelandic Soundtracks" this week on Morricone Island. His 2012 comprehensive book "Blue Eyed Pop: The History of Icelandic Popular Music" has recently been published in English. Dr. Gunni is a jack-of-all-trades author, solo artist and member of Iceland's S.H. Draumur, Bless and Unun, radio and tv show host, and even a judge on the upcoming "Iceland's Got Talent" tv program. Fans of Icelandic music or cinema will not want to miss this one.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images Approx. start time
Ellý Vilhjálms  Vegir liggja til allra átta (“Roads In All Directions”)   Options 79 af stöðinni (79 of Station)  H.S.H. Records  1962  Composers: Sigfús Halldórsson / Indriði G Þorsteinsson / Director: Erik Balling 
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DR. GUNNI 
Interview   Options Morricone Iceland      https://drgunni.wordpress.com/ 
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Ellý Vilhjálms  Sveitin milli sanda (“The Region Between Sands”)   Options Sveitin milli sanda (The Region Between Sands)  Islenkir Tonar  1965  Composer: Magnús Blöndal Jóhannsson / Director: Ósvaldur Knútsen 
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DR. GUNNI 
Interview   Options Morricone Iceland      www.blueeyedpop.com 
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Gunnar Þórðarson  Blóðrautt sólarlag (“Blood Red Sunset”)   Options Blóðrautt sólarlag (Blood Red Sunset)  Ymir Records  1977  Composesr: Gunnar Þórðarson & Hrafn Gunnlaugsson / Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson 
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Interview   Options Morricone Iceland       
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Björgvin Halldórsson  Sönn ást (“True Love”)   Options Óðal feðranna (The Father’s Estate)  Steinar Records  1980  Composer: Magnús Eiríksson / Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson 
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Ragnhildur Gísladóttir  Draumaprinsinn (“Prince Charming”)   Options Magnús Eiríksson) From Okkar á milli (Between Us dir: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson  Inter Nos  1982  Composer: Magnús Eiríksson / Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson 
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DR. GUNNI 
Interview   Options Morricone Iceland       
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Kántrýbær (“Countrytown”)  Hallbjörn Hjartarsson   Options Kúrekar norðursins (Cowboys of the North)  Sena Records  1984  Composer: Hallbjörn Hjartarsson / Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson 
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HAM  Partýbær (“Partytown”)   Options Sódóma Reykjavík (Remote Control)  Skifan Records  1992  Composers: Sigurjón Kjartansson, Flosi Þorgeirsson & Óttarr Proppé / Director: Óskar Jónasson 
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DR. GUNNI 
Interview   Options Morricone Iceland       
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Slowblow  Why Hawaii?   Options Nói albínói (Noah The Albino)  Kitchen Motors  2002  Composers: Orri Jonsson & Dagur Kári Petursson / Director: Dagur Kári Pétursson 
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Hljómar  Þú og ég (Frank Hall Remix) (“You and I”)   Options Svartur á leik (Black's Game)  Sena Records  2012  Composer: Gunnar Þórðarson & Ólafur Gaukur Þórhallsson / Director: Óskar Þór Axelsson 
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DR. GUNNI  Interview   Options Morricone Iceland       
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Prins Póló  París Norðursins ("Paris of The North")   Options París Norðursins (Paris of The North)  Skakkapopp  2014  Composer: Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson / Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson 
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Listener comments!

  Tue. 11/24/15 7:03pm Jim the Poet:

Sitting on the board for Morricone Island!
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:07pm Devon E. Levins:

Thanks Jim!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/24/15 7:07pm Carmichael:

Jim, Devon, people.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:09pm Jim the Poet:

Happy Thanksgiving. Bronwyn is going to get some Indian food.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/24/15 7:09pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Ahem, that's Native American food.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:10pm Jim the Poet:

As long as there's lots of it.
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:11pm Jim the Poet:

I signed in to see if I would get a heart and a radio
     Tue. 11/24/15 7:11pm Listener Robert:

Native American biryani goat?
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:11pm Jim the Poet:

I've always wanted to visit Iceland
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/24/15 7:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

That's the spirit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/24/15 7:14pm Carmichael:

I would love to go to Holland, wooden shoe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/24/15 7:14pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Björk turned 50 last Sunday.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:14pm P-90:

Just giving Thanks to Jim for being the bard at the board tonight, and to Devon for doing this every week. What's "Olé!" in Icelandic?
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:16pm Devon E. Levins:

Everyone must visit Iceland before they die and drive the entire island! John Carpenter headlines ATP this June.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:18pm Jim the Poet:

Happy Bjorkday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 11/24/15 7:20pm Carmichael:

This sounds like a poppy Caravan.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:20pm Jim the Poet:

Þessi tónlist er frábær
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/24/15 7:20pm chris:

its on the list, Devon! thanks for the show.

thanks for the board op, JtP.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:21pm Jim the Poet:

er hann algjör læknir eða eins og læknirinn sem
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:21pm glenn:

if you can't get to iceland, read some arnaldur indridason.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:22pm Clay Pigeon:

I'd love to motor through Western Norway, although I've heard it can be expensive there. Have you driven a fjord lately?
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:22pm Jim the Poet:

I read the sheep book. Or is that Halldor Laxness? Do you mean Jar City?
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:23pm glenn:

jar city is one of his books.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 11/24/15 7:23pm chris:

<wads up piece of notepaper, tosses it at Clay>

:-)
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:24pm Jim the Poet:

Jar City was great. Detective fiction! Kinda like Wallender!
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:24pm Trey:

Thanks board op Jim the Poet. This show is the best.
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:25pm glenn:

much bleaker than wallender.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:25pm Jim the Poet:

I'm Thankful for Morricone Island! Viva Iceland
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:27pm glenn:

also, there's an icelandic country & western singer named lay low. she's fabulous.
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:28pm Jim the Poet:

They used to have cheap flights on Iceland Air to London with a weekend stop-over in Iceland. I should have gone!
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:28pm Clay Pigeon:

Gus Gus ... weren't they Icelandic? And Einar? That abrasive Sugarcube? Enjoying this Devon!
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:29pm Jim the Poet:

Dangerous Motorcrash! Totally deadly!
  Tue. 11/24/15 7:51pm Jim the Poet:

WFMU students in the house!
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:56pm Devon E. Levins:

Jim is the Skaldic Poet tonight
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 7:58pm Jim the Poet:

Enjoyed the show! Hope you did, too! Indian food was tasty!
  Tue. 11/24/15 8:00pm SeanG:

Great show! and now off to listen to Sportsy Talk archive from today! yeah JEETS
Avatar Tue. 11/24/15 8:00pm Devon E. Levins:

Thanks for the bardwork, Jim! Thanks for listening, All. Icelandic music fans check out Dr. Gunni's book blueeyedpop.com
  Wed. 11/25/15 12:18pm Marie:

Great show!
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