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Bedroom community

Bedroom Community.

Bedroom Community is an Icelandic record label/collective which was created in 2006 by producer Valgeir Sigurðsson,[1] alongside fellow artists Nico Muhly[2] and Ben Frost,[3] later adding more artists to the roster. Based on the outskirts of Reykjavík, Iceland, Bedroom Community is also the home of Greenhouse Studios.

Bedroom Community was described by Drowned in Sound as "one of the best guarantors of quality, even importance, out there" known for its "emotionally powerful music".[4]

In 2011, Pierre-Alain Giraud[5] made a documentary film called Everything Everywhere All The Time,[6] which follows Sam Amidon, Ben Frost, Nico Muhly and Valgeir Sigurðsson on their collective tour, showcasing the music they’ve collaborated on and released individually under the Bedroom Community umbrella. The documentary was premiered at the Reykjavík International Film Festival, followed by screenings at CPH:DOX, Iceland Airwaves and more.[7]



  • 2015: Emily Hall: Folie à Deux
  • 2014: Ben Frost: V A R I A N T
  • 2014: Puzzle Muteson: Theatrics
  • 2014: Ben Frost: A U R O R A
  • 2013: Daníel Bjarnason: Over Light Earth
  • 2013: James McVinnie: Cycles
  • 2013: Frost & Sigurðsson & Muhly & Amidon: "Everything Everywhere All The Time" / "Whale Watching Tour"
  • 2013: Nadia Sirota: Baroque
  • 2012: Nico Muhly: Drones
  • 2012: Paul Corley: Disquiet
  • 2012: Valgeir Sigurðsson: Architecture of Loss
  • 2011: Ben Frost & Daníel Bjarnason: Sólaris
  • 2011: Puzzle Muteson: En Garde
  • 2010: Nico Muhly: I Drink The Air Before Me
  • 2010: Sam Amidon: I See The Sign
  • 2010: Valgeir Sigurðsson: Draumalandið
  • 2010: Daníel Bjarnason: Processions
  • 2009: Ben Frost: By The Throat
  • 2008: Nico Muhly: Mothertongue
  • 2007: Sam Amidon: All is Well
  • 2007: Valgeir Sigurðsson: Ekvílíbrium
  • 2007: Ben Frost: Theory of Machines
  • 2006: Nico Muhly: Speaks Volumes


  • "The best record label in the whole of Iceland and maybe even the entire world."[9]
  • "The influential Bedroom Community label: a lightning rod at the juncture where the ambition of classical music meets the aesthetics of indie music."
  • "Bedroom Community have, quietly and modestly, managed to assemble a wonderfully inventive ensemble of artists."[10]
  • Is Bedroom Community Iceland's Best Label? [11]


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External links

  • Bedroom Community
  • YouTube
  • Interview with Valgeir Sigurðsson and Ben Frost.
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