Ikarus a.k.a. Wolfgang Stindl started to work on the Ikarus project back in 1995, after years of studying music, making first experiences in performing & producing. Inspired by vast journeys and all sorts of ethnic music, Ikarus started to combine Electronic Chill Out tracks with sounds & vocals from all over the planet.
With the assistance of MP3.com in 1999, Ikarus got the chance to reach a wider audience, work together with musicians over the internet and to sell his Cd..s worldwide.
Encouraged by the incredible resonance from listeners and excellent chart positions on MP3.com, Ikarus released his official debut album titled "Ikarus-Touch the sun" on Sonic Images Records/Earthtone Records in january 2001, after being discovered by the A&R manager of Sonic Images Records on MP3.com.
Meanwhile Ikarus is featured on various compilations from different record companies and with different artists e.g. Moby, Faithless, Dead can Dance, Govinda, Tosca (Dorfmeister), Celtic Spirit, Miriam Stockley, Natacha Atlas. On the movie "The Matrix-Revisited" starring Keanu Reeves by Warner Bros, Ikarus is part of the soundtrack.
Ikarus is also featured on the new US/Indian movie Flavours, which has got very nice reviews around the world.
2012 Ikarus has released a collaboration called "Poseidons Race" with Greek composer Noel Koutlis. Check it out!