Runar Magnusson is an Icelandic/Danish composer, based in Vienna, Austria.
With a masters degree in Electronic Music Composition from The Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus/DK, he is inspired by the sounds of nature, horror movies, noise, and meditation. Magnusson specializes in atmospheric disturbances through minimalist compositions. While an oppressive hue is often cast upon Magnusson's work, it is nevertheless always drafted with a sly trace of humor. Over the past decade Magnusson has travelled the globe presenting his work at various festivals, concerts and exhibitions. Both solo and in different guises, including in the ensembles Vindva Mei and SameSameButDifferent. Magnusson has worked a lot with theatre performances, dance and surround sound and has toured throughout the world including China, The Philippines, Mexico, Scandinavia, Canada and the USA.