Steed Lord is a music and art collective from Iceland based in Los Angeles creating electronic synthesizer pop music and experimental visual art.
They have toured all over the world for the past 6 years with their amazing, unique and energetic live shows.
Steed Lord is a band you have to experience live on-stage to understand the power of their performance and visual world.
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-Apart from being musicians Steed Lord are also filmmakers that direct, shoot and edit their own music videos, other short films and commercials for other brands. They are also clothing designers and have worked with retail giants such as H&M and WeSC along with creating their own brand and merchandise. Their photography has been published in numerous high profile fashion and art magazines.
Steed Lord's graphic designs can be seen in their album artworks, live visuals and other identity related material.
-Their music video '123 If You Want Me' was featured on the world famous lifestyle blog The Cool Hunter only minutes after it was released and it has gained a lot of attention in the art and film world with over 250.000 + views on Steed Lord's video channels.
-Their single 'Vanguardian' reached the top 10 Electronic singles chart on iTunes in the US after appearing on the hit television show So You Think You Can Dance with choreography by Sonya Tayeh.
This is an amazing achievement for Steed Lord because they are totally independent as artists and they run their own bedroom label New Crack City Records.
-Their music video for 'Bed Of Needles' was nominated for the Music Video of the Year at the Northern Wave Film Festival 2012.
-Steed Lord created a short film 'Transform' for The Standard Hotel and WeSC which was featured on the Italian Vogue website and other high profile websites.
-Steed Lord have been remixed by some of the biggest names in dance music such as Crookers, DJ Mehdi, Jack Beats, Mustard Pimp, Reset!, Mercury and more.
-There has always been a lot of media attention paid to Steed Lord's unique sense of style and approach to fashion.
In 2007, Steed Lord was commissioned by Sweden-based retail giant H&M to design a line for their Divided label.
The Steed Lord / H&M designs sold out in over 100 stores and in more than 50 countries worldwide.
-Steed Lord have licensed their music on television networks such as MTV!, E-Channel, VH1, Bravo and Fox in the United States.
-Won song of the year 2011 for 'Bed Of Needles' in a contest held by Honk Magazine (Germany)
-Steed Lord have been 'WeActivists' for the swedish lifestyle clothing brand WeSC and have worked closely with them for the past 5 years. Appearing in their global ad campaigns, on billboards, in numerous magazines and in their video promotions.
Steed Lord have also collaborated with WeSC designing clothing for the international brand and directing commercials and short films for them.
-The Steed Lord merchandise and clothing designs have appeared on numerous hit television shows such as American Idol and Americas Next Top Model, on high profile fashion and art blogs and in magazines such as Vogue, iD and more.
-Steed Lord collaborated with Crookers on two songs, both on Steed Lord's debut album 'Truth Serum' and on Crookers' album 'Tons Of Friends'.
-Steed Lord have toured all over the world performing their music and art for thousands of screaming fans, headlining their own sold out shows as well as supporting artists such as Chromeo and Peaches on their North American tours.
-Steed Lord are in working on a their third studio album 'The Prophecy' that will be released in two parts in 2012.
-The Prophecy will showcase Steed Lord's new musical direction and visual art.
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