Jóhann Jóhannsson is one of the most active participants in the new Icelandic music scene. He was one of the founders of Kitchen Motors
, the art organization/think tank/record label which specializes in instigating collaborations, promoting concerts and exhibitions, performances, chamber operas, producing films, books and radio shows based on the ideals of experimentation, collaboration and the search for new art forms. Johann has produced and written music with artists as diverse as Marc Almond
("Stranger Things" album), Barry Adamson
and Pan Sonic
, Hafler Trio
, Magga Stína
and many others. He has also written music for the theatre, documentaries and soundtrack music for several feature films.