Venue: The Loft
Wednesday, 7th February 2018
Doors: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
A band renowned for hypnotising audiences with their deep cinematic grooves, slow burning
intensity, and a sonic soundscape that evokes both the glacial tundra and the volcanic desert of
their native Iceland, their name, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) may be
Saxophonist Óskar Guðjónsson states that their chosen initialism is, in fact, a tonic for this
over-saturated, over-energised, hyper-connected world, with the music itself having a
therapeutic effect on the group, as much as audiences.
Live, ADHD bubble with that volcanic energy; first arising in the deep inside, only to erupt with a
powerful intensity. IMC are excited to bring this force to Ireland for the first time as ADHD
certainly with their roots in jazz; with improvisation and spontaneous reactions very much at
ADHD’s continuous search for common ground in their concentration on expansive vistas
creates the unmistakable rapport amongst this foursome You can hear it across their 6 studio
albums, but it still doesn’t prepare you for their singular live experience.
Although each of the musicians have clear roles, what matters to them, fundamentally, is the
collective sound, one which in turn is so dense that the collective dissolves into a unified whole.
Bring open ears and an open mind and prepare your best slow burning Icelandic thunder clap.
Tickets:€13 early bird