SØS gunver Ryberg

Email: soesgunver@gmail.com


SØS Gunver Ryberg is an award winning composer, sound artist and live performer known for her releases and also her extensive compositional and soundtrack work for video games, films, VR/AR, international theatre and dance productions.

She has been awarded several times for her music and significantly a BAFTA nomination for her work on the multi award winning video game INSIDE.

SØS Gunver Ryberg is known for her uncompromising intensity, groundbreaking and genre-defying electronic music. Transforming the listener, opening their consciousness to new dimensions through powerful and complex timbres and textures and captivating new rhythms. Her music embodies a blend of futuristic and timeless musicality, fearlessly embracing the present while offering perspectives into an unknown future. It holds the promise of more awareness.

Latest album SPINE 2023 on ARTERIAL is sparkling with its dreamy sequences and sonic expressionism and also has all the previously mentioned qualities inherent in Ryberg’s sound. Still, the tone has changed — the thunderclouds have parted, revealing sophisticated futuristic soundscapes on the cusp of IDM, ambient, techno, and dub. “CLOTH mag “It’s no tentative toe dip of an affair – more like a full on leap into the icy waters of true experimentation.” Juno Daily best Album of the week.”She creates electronic gold” Seismograf /// “‘SPINE’ is, like everything touched by SGR, insanely well-produced and sonorous, and just simply skillfully made.” Passive Agressive. ///  “It’s great that we have some of the best the genre has to offer on Danish soil.” “Excellent abstract album” Information Danish Newspaper.

SØS Gunver Ryberg performs her music at festivals and venues all over the worlds such as Berlin Philharmonie concert hall, Danish National Radio concert hall, Aphex Twin Curates, Berghain, Atonal Festival, Roskilde Festival, Flow Festival etc. to art galleries and museums to site-specific locations such as an underground water reservoir, a subway train, a swimming pool, a abandon power station and an old industrial ship to name a few.


Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl – Nielsen Honorary Award -Composer 2022
H.C. Lumbye Award – Composer 2021
Carl Prize, Score – Cutterhead Composer of the year 2020
Premiers Plans, French Film Festival in D’Angers – Best Music Prize Cutterhead 2019
Emotional Game Awards – Best Emotional Music Inside 2017
SPILPRISEN – Best Sound Design Inside 2017
The Edge Awards – Best Audio Design Inside 2016
Game Developers Choice Awards – Best Audio Inside 2016
The Danish Art Agency – Music to Inside 2016
Danish Composers’ Society’s prize 2011
The Danish Art Agency – Music to Wilhelm Tell 2011

Nordic Council Music Prize 2022
Steppeulven – Danish Music Critics’ Awards –  Composer of the year 2021
The Camille Awards – European Film composer awards – Best Electro Acoustic Score Cutterhead 2021
Robert Award – Score of Year Cutterhead 2020
BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television) – Best Music Inside 2017
DDJA – AFTRYK Danish Album of the year 2017
SPILPRISEN – Best Sound Design THOTH 2017
The Games Awards – Music and Sound design Inside 2016
Golden Joystick Awards – Best audio Inside 2016
Independent Games Festival – Excellence in Audio Inside 2016
Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences D.I.C.E. Awards – Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design Inside 2016


NORRDANS – PROXY Trailer from Norrdans on Vimeo.