He stayed in New Zealand for 2 and a half years continuing to make music. He returned to UK in 2006. His music is inspired from travelling. Background sounds to accompany most modes of transport and the imagery he has in mind would be quite abstract and sometimes dark. When Gaere Corrodes was influenced from listening to War of the Worlds loads of times. Since listening to 80s, New Order, Bronski Beat and Paul Hardcastle, Ottoman has developed a his own weird skew on electronic music, pulling influences from John Barry to Boards of Canada and As I was Rowing is an example of this. www.myspace.com/ottomanmusic 2.
Icelandic four piece rockband Ottoman from Reykjavik. Ottoman is Stefán Laxdal - Guitar Helgi Durhuus - Bass Atli Steinn Bjarnason - Drums Fróði Ploder - Vocals Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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