R.I.P. Johann Johannsson

2018-02-10 by former sputnik's home post-punk maester | 29 Comments
Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson, known for his extensive and eclectic film soundtrack contributions, has died at 48 years of age in Berlin. The news of his passing have been confirmed by his official Facebook page. Cause of death is yet unclear.

His repertoire contains works on films like Sicario, Arrival or The Theory of Everything, as well as a highly influential solo work. His latest non-soundtrack album, Orphée, came out in 2016.

The official announcement:
https://www.facebook.com/JohannJohannssonMusic/posts/10156048107652243

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Papa Universe
February 10th 2018
19092 Comments


well then

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Toondude10
February 10th 2018
13542 Comments


RIP hard, his soundtrack stuff was always kick ass.

48 is too young.

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Sniff
February 10th 2018
5247 Comments


Fuck that's kinda sad

MO
February 10th 2018
22479 Comments


damn that sucks

RIP

thecheatisnotdead
February 10th 2018
943 Comments


What a loss. Dude was brilliant.

zaruyache
February 10th 2018
20208 Comments


FUCKING WHAT? HE WAS LIKE MY FAVORITE WTF

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Pho3nix
February 10th 2018
569 Comments


I am quite shocked by this, really love his work on 'Arrival'

#RIP

mindleviticus
February 10th 2018
9589 Comments


holy shit RIP :[

KevinKC
February 10th 2018
847 Comments


Damn. He was young.

North0House2
February 10th 2018
6034 Comments


This is awful. I loved his music. He was incredible.

MenosDelScorcho924
February 10th 2018
9 Comments


This is awful. Film music has lost a genius. His non-film work is wondrous too. This is too much. :-(

Mort.
Contributing Reviewer
February 10th 2018
14119 Comments


rip hard, he made one of my favourite tracks ever

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBw_wSoVQrY

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henryChinaski
February 10th 2018
4124 Comments


RIP Johann.

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NonApplicable
February 10th 2018
2666 Comments


Damn! The Sicario and Arrival soundtracks are incredible. We lost a true talent.

ComeToDaddy
February 10th 2018
1778 Comments


Wow, way too young. Anyone who jumps in here and hasn't heard his music needs to get amongst it, he really was something special. RIP hard

ChaoticVortex
February 10th 2018
720 Comments


Huge loss, dude was one of the most unique and talented composers of these days. RIP.

CugnoBrasso
February 10th 2018
430 Comments


What??? What happened?

cor22222
February 10th 2018
307 Comments


Fuck RIP

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Frippertronics
Staff Reviewer
February 10th 2018
18309 Comments


His remix of Solari for the new Async Remodels was incredible

RIP

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EvoHavok
February 10th 2018
7671 Comments


I actually watched Sicario fairly recently...
R.I.P.

kevbogz
February 10th 2018
710 Comments


oh :/

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
February 10th 2018
56272 Comments


He was just getting started too

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anarchistfish
February 11th 2018
26783 Comments


big RIP

Faraudo
February 11th 2018
2552 Comments


His Prisoners' soundtrack was one of my favorites, big RIP indeed.

judasgoat
February 11th 2018
281 Comments


This was really sudden and unexpected and now I'm sad. RIP hard. ((((

Everyone go jam IBM 1401 if you haven't.

emmny
February 11th 2018
32 Comments


what the fuckity fuck man this is some awful news

Nomos
February 13th 2018
1737 Comments


Holy fuck, RIP

RosaParks
February 13th 2018
564 Comments


denis villeneuve films wouldn't be the same without him RIP

c0nf1n3d
February 16th 2018
320 Comments


Prisoners' score was beautifully haunting, Sicario was weird and unique, and Arrival was hands down his best work. Couldn't believe it when I heard the news...he'll be missed. RIP.



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