Acclaimed composer known for his minimalistic and film-influenced music. His electronic and classical-fusion albums include IBM 1401, A User's Manual (2006) and Fordlandia (2008).
He released his influential debut album, Englabörn, in 2002.
His score for a short film called Varmints won awards at both the Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Sapporo International Short Film Festival.
He was born and raised in Reykjavík, Iceland. He later performed in London, Prague, Paris, and other major cities.
He and singer Bjork both had successful careers as Icelandic musicians.