|Genres||Indie rock - Dream pop - Post-rock - Electronica|
|Past members||Logi Guðmundsson|
Alton San Giovanni
After leading the California-based indie rock band Audrye Sessions from 2002 to 2010, Ryan Karazija relocated to Reykjavík, Iceland and started the new project Low Roar, releasing a self-titled album in 2011. A second album, 0, was released in 2014 by Tonequake Records, followed by Once in a Long, Long While... in mid-2017. The Low Roar album, ross., was released in November 2019, with their latest album maybe tomorrow... released in July 2021.
The band's discography features heavily in the 2019 video game Death Stranding, following a collaboration with video game designer Hideo Kojima, after Kojima chanced upon their music while in a CD shop in Reykjavík. Kojima described Low Roar's music as "sensual" and "unique". When Sony first contacted the band to license their music for Death Stranding, the band was struggling, with much of their music being recorded on a laptop in Karazija's kitchen. The use of Low Roar's music in the video game had a significant positive impact on the band's popularity.
Their song "Help Me" plays over the end credits of the 2021 film Flee.
- Remix - EP (2015)
- Inure (2020)
- Live at Gamla Bíó (2015)
- The Sky Is Falling (2018)
- Everything To Lose (2021)
- Hummingbird (2021)
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