Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Mikael Karlsson composer

Last week I showed my SS-12 Darwin collection at the new fashion scene 38minuter in Malmö to music from the extremely talented Swedish (NYC based) composer Mikael Karlsson. His music has been performed at cool places like Carnegie Hall and he has collaborated with Kleerup, Lykke Li, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet among others. His music has moved on to video games like Battlefield Bad Company and he has received a long line of awards over the years, this being still under the age of 40.
He has a darkness in his music that I just love and best of all he's extremely active in questioning and developing classical music into contemporary in a kinda punk way. We have been sending each other a whole lot of e-mails back and forth the last week and I think I've found myself a soulmate! Today he sent me a fantastic little tune for our next collab and we have already started brainstorming the storyline for the video I'll be make him in September. Until then, he's treating all of you RM fans out there with a free download of three of his albums (including the piece Ends that I used in the fashion show). They will be available to download on his homepage under the news section (under title: 38minuter) and on dropbox until August 30 and I hope you'll love it as much as I do!

Mikael Karlsson, photo by Niklas Aexandersson

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