Eberg

Eberg

Eberg, also known as Einar Tönsberg, is an Icelandic electronic/dreampop musician, based in London.

Musical career

Eberg released his first album, "Plastic Lions" in August 2003, creating 50 hand-made copies, and selling them at £15. "Plastic Lions" was also mass-produced and distributed by Bad Taste in Iceland, and in July 2004 by Rotator in the UK. The album received rave reviews in the press in 2004.fact|date=March 2008 The song "Plastic Lions", his debut single, received airplay on BBC Radio 1.

Eberg’s second album "Voff Voff" has a more organized arrangement of acoustics and electronics that made most of the songs on the album hits in the UK and Iceland. Eberg explains, "Voff Voff is how Icelandic dogs bark, I’ve always tended to be a bit of a barker. I like barking in public and I do way too much of it when I get drunk, and that’s how Icelandic dog barks, hence the name of the album, "Voff Voff"."fact|date=March 2008 The song "Inside Your Head" was used on the television series, "The O.C.", in the episode "The Summer Bummer", [cite web |url=http://www.icelandairwaves.com/artists.asp?pageID=&artistID=162 |title=Eberg song on The O.C. |work=Reykjavik.com |accessdate=2008-03-27] and in the episode "The Bitch Is Back" of the series "Veronica Mars". The same song was also featured in an Apple iPhone advertisement displayed during the 79th Annual Academy Awards.

Eharp

Made from violin parts and a coat hanger, the "Eharp" is a musical instrument invented by Eberg.Fact|date=March 2008

References

External links

*http://www.eberg.net/


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