amiina: Fantômas

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The Icelandic neo-classical string group perform their latest project, a melancholic and haunting soundtrack, live to a screening of ‘Juve Contre Fantômas’, one of the 1913 Fantômas silent series.

Exploring the meeting points of contemporary classical, electronic and pop composition, their score enhances the eerie darkness in the classic 1913 silent thriller directed by Louis Feuillade. Ethereal and suspenseful, built on a delicate structure of pounding rhythms, live strings, percussion and electronics, Fantômas sees the ensemble developing their sound.

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time and is expected to finish by 10.30pm – subject to change.

£5 (subject to availability)

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Watch: amiina performing a selection of tracks from 'Fantômas'

amiina perform live in Fiskislóð, in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves 2017. Selection of tracks include Paris, Café, Lady Beltham, Bourreau Silencieux, L'homme Noir.

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Listen: amiina - Fantômas

Listen to Fantômas, the third album by amiina, originally conceived as a score to the silent movie of the same name, Fantômas.

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Listen: Contemporary Music on Spotify

Follow our regularly updated Contemporary Music playlist for a sample of the music you'll hear across our programme. Shuffle recommended. 

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