Icelandic electronic musician and composer whose tracks range from straightforward bangers to ambient and IDM. Born September 19, 1990 in Reykjavik. In 2016, he co-founded the bbbbbb label. First surfaced under the name Kid Mistik late of 2000s. Kept a low profile in releasing his music, until he met the Russian disc jockey Nina Kraviz in 2014, who became a fan of his music and began releasing his archive on her label трип. First proper release was the 2015 ‘Arthur And The Intergalactic Whales, which included the simple yet effective ‘I Wanna Go Bang. --- Bjarki Rúnar Sigurðarson (Bjarki) Born: 19.09.1990 Bjarki grew up in northern Iceland and began making music when he moved in with his dad at age 12. "It was his turn to make me do better at school," the DJ says, as he twirls a cigarette in his Copenhagen basement. Bjarki's grades never rose, but he learned his most important lessons from a friend's older brother who demonstrated how to make basic beats – hard trance, then Chemical Brothers and the Prodigy – on a home computer. His break came when he almost met Nina Kraviz at the end of a long night out. After he accidentally got too drunk at an early Tiësto show his girlfriend had forced him to attend – "bullshit," he says – she made it up by passing a USB of his tracks to the Russian DJ. One year later, Bjarki's first single, "I Wanna Go Bang," is the breakout hit from Kravis' new label, Trip... Text from (December 1, 2015)