TERRITORY: NORTH, SOUTH & CENTRAL AMERICA
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Exos is one of the most forward thinking artists to emerge from Iceland’s techno landscape in the last 15 years. His musical masterpieces charm the introspective listener. His innate ability to build deep minimal techno grooves, with dubby atmospheres has become his signature production style. There is an interweaving a balance of nostalgic and current innovative elements to his tracks, with a primal percussion. Exos can go from the most experimental compositions to the more elegant underground dancefloor tunes, alway with a very particular sense of harmony.
Iceland is primitive; with a population of just 320,000, So many places have this raw, untouched nature. Surrounded by mountains, primal coasts and lava, made of volcanic rocks. "This is where get my energy and influence for music" Exos explains.
He began producing at the age of 16, and by 17 had completed his first EP, Greenbeat, released on Thule Records. The following year, the Q-Box EP was released on Thule records, which to this day is referenced as a pivotal production of that time. The Q-box EP was re-issued in April of 2015, and has already sold out. His third album My Home is Sonic followed soon after, and was voted album of the year 2001 by MBL, a prominent Icelandic news source. Many in the techno world, Dj’s, producers and listeners alike, have expressed how "My home is sonic" was a source of much inspiration from their introduction to both dub techno and techno genres. Delsin Records re-issued it in June of 2015, stemming from high demands on Discogs. In addition to his production.
Also of paramount importance, is his role as a dj, which has led Exos to perform across the continents trough the years since 1999. in weird places like Ostgud, Tresor, Paradiso, Fabric.
Today, Exos time is balanced between Nina Kraviz´s TRIP label and the Icelandic dubtechno label Thule Records, with Thor. TRIP is an exciting acid techno collaboration with Nina Kraviz on her signature label, with the official label launch party that took place in a cave inside Iceland.
Exos excels in bringing a versatility of styles within the techno genres, further demonstrating his “listen” and sensitivity to his rhythmic surroundings.