Valdimar Jóhannsson musician graduated from the SAE Institute in Brussels with a diploma in sound engineering. From 1994 until today Valdimar has made music and played with bands such as Mamma Hestur, Nine Elevens, Reykjavík!, Rodeo Machine and Lazyblood. He is the founder of Shalala with Erna Ómarsdóttir and has composed music and participated in most of her projects since 2006. For instance Mysteries of Love, Digging in the Sand, Teach us to Outgrow our Madness, Transaquania, the Tickling Death Machine and latest We Saw Monsters that premiered at the Reykjavik Arts Festival last year.