Krister Linder

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Krister Linder
Krister linder good intentions.jpg
Krister Linder - Self Portrait "Good Intentions"
Background information
Birth name Krister Roger Linder
Also known as Chris Lancelot
Yeti
Solaroid
K
Tupilaq
Born (1970-02-09) 9 February 1970 (age 44)
Origin Stockholm, Sweden
Genres Electronica,
Trip Hop,
Downtempo,
Heavy Metal
Film score
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, producer
Years active 1987 -
Labels Sony BMG, Ghostfriend
Associated acts Dive, Enter The Hunt, Katatonia
Website Official website
Notable instruments
vocals, synthesizer

Krister Linder is a New York-based Swedish electronic musician.

Krister started his music career in 1987 as the vocalist of the Swedish band Grace. Under the name Chris Lancelot, he was the vocalist of the Swedish band Dive from 1990 to 1994.

Linder went on to compose and produce experimental electronic music until he released his first solo album as a vocalist, Songs from the Silent Years in 2006. He is also the lead vocalist in the Swedish heavy metal band Enter the Hunt. Other musical efforts include scoring for TV commercials, short movies and feature films. His score in the documentary film Gitmo: The New Rules of War (directed by Erik Gandini and Tarik Saleh) won the first prize in the category Music For TV at the Festival international Musique et Cinéma in Auxerre, France in 2006. In November 2008 he won first prize in the category Best Music at the Stockholm International Film Festival for his score to the feature film Downloading Nancy (directed by Johan Renck). In 2009, he won the Jameson Film Music Award at the Stockholm International Film Festival for the score to the animated feature film Metropia (directed by Tarik Saleh) and that same year, he did co-vocals on the song "Departer" on the album Night Is the New Day by Katatonia. He also did vocals for Omnimotion's remix of the song Tierra Azul, originally by Vibrasphere.

Solo albums[edit]

  • Alaskanlab Sweden 1995, 1995 (as Tupilaq)
  • Holtkötter, 1996 (as Yeti)
  • First Wave, 2000 (as Solaroid)
  • Songs from the Silent Years, 2006
  • Metropia, 2009

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