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Pascal Pinon

Icelandic folk-pop duo Pascal Pinon (named for an early on 20th century circus performer referred to as “the Two-Headed Mexican”) shaped in Reykjavík in ’09 2009 round the talents of twin sisters Jófrídur and Ásthildur Ákadöttir. The set, who had assist in the early times from bandmates Halla and Kristín, crafts valuable, quirky indie folk which has attracted evaluations to Tegan and Sara and Seabear. Pascal Pinon’s eponymous debut, that was sung in both British and Icelandic, and documented when girls had been just 14, found its way to December 2010. For his or her second recording, the twins worked well like a duo with maker Alex Sommers (Sigur Rós, Jónsi) and extended their sound to produce something just like charming as their debut, however more available. Twosomeness premiered by Morr Music in early 2013. After spending time aside while Ásthildur researched music in Amsterdam and Jófrídur continued tour with her various other music group, Samaris, the sisters reconvened for 2016’s Sundur. It provided a darker shade and even more experimental describing. Translating to “aside,” the name identifies the expression “sundur og saman” — “aside and jointly.”

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