Gyda Valtysdottir joins figureight, Stereogum premieres first single

We're thrilled to be able to officially welcome artist Gyda Valtysdottir to the figureight family. 

We'll be releasing Gyda's award-winning album Epicycle digitally and on vinyl this fall. 

Today Stereogum are premiering a track from the album - Gyda's version of the oldest surviving composition in the world, "Seikilos Epitaph".
Listen here, and watch Gyda perform the piece live at Dómkirkjan church in Iceland here

Epicycle was released on CD only in Iceland only last year through Reykjavík based Smekkleysa records, and won Album of the year and Album cover of the year at the Icelandic Music Awards, as well as an Kraumur award for best album. 

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