Real Name:
Jónas Þór Guðmundsson
Born in 1981, Jonas Thor Gudmundsson, better known as Ruxpin first started producing music at the age of 14. His first release Mission EP was released on Uni:Form Recordings 1999 and the same year his first LP entitled Radio was released on the same label. Through his debut album he got in touch with the highly acclaimed label Elektrolux where he released his next two LPs (Midnight Drive & Avalon), alongside with one LP on their sublabel Mikrolux. In late 2006 he released his fifth full length album Elysium on Mikrolux. In 2010 he released his sixth album on n5MD, Where Do We Float From Here? Following that release came a free online release I Wonder if This is the Place, which featured remixes by artists such as Leon Somov, Galaktlan, Biogen, Ijo, Murya, Worm is Green and Aris, alongside additional tracks by Ruxpin himself. In his collaboration project with Fannar Ásgrímsson from Plastik Joy came to life with the release of their debut album Love in Times of Repetition in 2012 under the pseudonym Asonat.
Ruxpin has done various live shows with artists such as Múm, Biogen, Alex Paterson, Yagya, U-Ziq, Jega, Galaktlan and many more in Belgium, Iceland, Denmark, Russia, Lithuania, Israel, Netherland, Sweden, France, Netherland, Bulgaria, Latvia, Greece, Estonia and Catalonia.

Ruxpin Discography


UNI 06 LP Ruxpin Radio (Album) Uni:form Recordings UNI 06 LP Iceland 1999 Sell This Version
e1010001cd Ruxpin Midnight Drive (Album) Elektrolux e1010001cd Germany 2000 Sell This Version
MKX LP 07 Ruxpin Magrathea (Album) Mikrolux MKX LP 07 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
e1111101cd Ruxpin Avalon(CD, Album) Elektrolux e1111101cd Germany 2003 Sell This Version
MKX 14 CD Ruxpin Elysium (Album) Mikrolux MKX 14 CD Germany 2006 Sell This Version
n5BC2 Ruxpin I Wonder If This Is The Place (Album) n5MD n5BC2 US 2010
CATMD175 Ruxpin Where Do We Float From Here? (Album) n5MD CATMD175 US 2009 Sell This Version
CATMD211 Ruxpin This Time We Go Together (Album) n5MD CATMD211 US 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

uni04 Ruxpin Mission(12") Uni:form Recordings uni04 Iceland 1999 Sell This Version

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August 27, 2015
An amazingly unique style of deep and intelligent electronic music. By accident I found his material seven or so years ago and it continues to have a very high replay value. There is a tremendous amount of depth to his compositions and each time you listen to it, you will discover something cool and new.

ALL of his albums are solid, but unfortunately very hard to find. Innovative and intelligent, one of a kind.


May 26, 2010
One of the best electronic artists to emerge from europe, Ruxpin can be compared to Apparat and Telefon Tel Aviv.
Recommended especially are his albums 'Midnight Drive' and 'Magrathea' which detail crisp beats and exquisite soundscapes.

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