Contemporary folk music, cool, bold with improvisation and a touch of chamber music
I Underlandet is a duo from Göteborg in Sweden. They have been working together since 2009. The duo has been highly praised by reviewers for the precision with which they play together and the originality of their music.
I Underlandet play newly written atmospheric folk music. With a base in traditional Swedish music they create compositions that have a film-like quality. Echoes can be heard of pop, art music and jazz. The name I Underlandet is swedish for In Wonderland. It is a way of high- lighting the music’s ability to transport you to incredible places.
The duo has performed at small and big venues, including Folkatónleikastevna, Faroe Islands 2010, Odense Folk Festival, Denmark 2011, Hagenfesten, Sweden 2012, Fanø Free Folk Festival, Denmark 2013
In October 2015 I Underlandet released their second album Drömflygare.
“a reach towards jazz and chamber music that feels fresh. [...] It is very fitting in these disturbed times.” DN, 4/5
“What is most striking is the incredible interaction between the two. I have rarely heard two instrument parts so neatly twine a silver lined melody.” Lira
“Filmic folk music finding new directions” Göteborgs Fria
“a kind of fragile expressionism” NA, 4/5
Anna Cochrane: violin, viola
Erik Dahl: piano, concertina