From Iceland — Karó: Newcomer Of The Year

Karó: Newcomer Of The Year

Published February 12, 2016

Karó: Newcomer Of The Year

Karó is an exciting new artist who popped onto our radar last autumn with the release of the single “Silhouette.” Made in collaboration with producer and performer Logi Pedro, this
earworm has amassed almost 70,000 plays on Spotify—a runaway success for such a new project. Soon thereafter, those eagle-eyed folks at Sónar contacted her, offering her a spot in the lineup. Since then, Karó has diligently worked on new music, and decided that Sónar is the perfect platform to début some fresh material.

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Music comes naturally to Karó. With no formal training whatsoever, she has somehow always found herself performing—whether it’s winning a national singing competition for her school, or just singing while doing the dishes.

There’s something fascinating about Karó. She is the sort of cool and collected individual who makes everyone around notice and want to get to know her better. Being a student, barista, Twitter enthusiast and amateur actress, Karó says she still finds the time to create music because it’s something she is deeply passionate about. “If I am enthusiastic about a project I give it my all,” she says, “and my new material, for example, is something I really believe in.” After Sónar, however, she says she’ll have to focus on her studies again.

Karó will be performing at SonarHall Saturday, February 20 at 20:00. With visual art designed by Hlynur Snær and collaborations with Auður and Young Nazareth, it’s safe to say the performance will slay.

Karó just released a new single “Wolfbaby”. It’s lit.

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