Video # 64 of 1000 – Utidur from Iceland. Recorded live at The Rio Theatre on June 2, 2012 in HD (1080p on XA10 with 10db pad).

Útidúr (pronounced: ooh – detour) is a ten piece group from Iceland that plays joyous and ambitious chamber-pop with a dramatic streak. Although this charismatic crew is quite (midnight) sunny in attitude they also know their way through darker waters. Trace elements of Angelo Badalamenti, Beirut, Calexico and Ennio Morricone can be found in their system so fans of these should expose themselves to Útidúr in any way they deem appropriate.

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Shot by Rod Matheson for EveryDayMusic
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