"Pan now partakes in the newly established "NERDS" a platform for collaboration between a network of European experimental music and sonic arts festivals."
"Extreme Chill and the festival's numerous sub-events have begotten multiple releases, concerts, friendships and collaborations between Icelandic and foreign musicians"
Pan Thorarensen (born January 12, 1981) is a musician, producer and event/festival organizer from Reykjavík, Iceland.
Pan has composed music for short films and documentaries and released numerous albums under various stage names, one of them is the experimental-ambient-trio "Stereo Hypnosis," in which he collaborates with his father, Óskar Thorarensen, and the composer Þorkell Atlason. The trio is now signed with Canadian label Interchill Records.
Pan and Stereo Hypnosis have also released collaborative albums with various artists, such as Christopher Chaplin, Eraldo Bernocchi and Hans-Joachim Roedelius.
Pan has travelled and exhibited his art across the world, performing at multiple music festivals, during these travels, he has bonded with countless musicians, visual artists, agents, reporters and event planners.
Pan's has long been a catalyst of electronic music in Iceland. Eleven years ago, he founded and organised "Extreme Chill," an annual electronic music festival which has drawn both local and foreign electronic music enthusiasts into the amber embrace of Icelandic nature.
Extreme Chill and the festival's numerous sub-events have begotten multiple releases, concerts, friendships and collaborations between Icelandic and foreign musicians.