“JFDR is a properly prolific talent” -i-D
“A rare phenomenon” – The Line of Best Fit
Cited as an inspiration by Icelandic legend Björk, Jófríður Ákadóttir has made 12 albums in the 12 years since she was 15.
Ákadóttir began her musical career as a 14-year-old in Reykjavik, forming the group Pascal Pinon with her twin sister and a pair of friends. She was also a member of the Icelandic supergroup Gangly, has collaborated or performed with a variety of artists including Lapalux, Damien Rice and Olafur Arnalds. She has scored several television and film projects, including Icelandic feature film “Backyard Village” and Icelandic drama series “Sisterhood”, and is working on an upcoming documentary series.