New Video Bonanza :: WESEN, Pascal Pinon & Júníus Meyvant

It's been an amazing few weeks when it comes down to new videos being released. There are so many gems floating around right now, we had to pick out a few beauties for your viewing pleasure. Let's start off with WESEN, with their crazy tropical beach CGI inspired wonderland for 'Beach Boys', as premiered on The Line Of…

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Artist-2-Artist #5 :: Snorri Helgason & Soffía Björg

It's been a while, but Artist-2-Artist is back! We tracked down two lovely music makers to ask each other a bunch of questions to find out a little bit more about them. This edition we have Snorri Helgason and Soffía Björg. This is an opportunity to glimpse into the minds of the interviewees as well as the interviewers. This…

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Terrordisco Releases Debut EP :: Fyrst

Terrordisco has been one of the leading forces in the Icelandic club scene for many years. The former FM Belfast percussionist made his name as one of the most inventive DJs in Reykjavik, while his edits of Icelandic tracks from the psychedelic and new-wave eras have cult status on Icelandic dancefloors. Despite being famous for his talent behind…

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New Video:: Fufanu :: Sports

Fufanu have revealed a new single and video for their yet as unnamed second album. 'Sports' is an excellently shot ode to sports and in all it's magnificent forms. The video is a triumph of ingenuity having been shot in one take, which is no mean feat! We spoke to the band about the track and the video…

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Jack Magnet Hits Billboard Charts

Icelandic Electro Jazz keyboardist Jack Magnet shot to number 16 in the Billboard jazz charts this week with the first single from his new US release Global Warming, Still Bopping Along. His record label, Florida based Woodward Avenue, distributed worldwide by Sony Red, signed the Icelandic veteran musician a.k.a. Jakob Frímann Magnússon and JFM last year after listening…

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Hekla :: Ris Og Rof

Theramin lovers, there is a new player in town, and she is a beauty! Icelandic thereminist Hekla Magnúsdóttir has created an other-worldly, cinematic sci-fi wonderland with her new EP Ris Og Rof. The album features 6 new compositions where layers of theremin interlace with one another. Ris Og Rof by Hekla Ris Og Rof is a minimalistic mini-album that creates a…

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Samaris :: New Video :: R4VIN

Samaris have a brand new video for 'R4VIN'. The end of August is like a Sunday night that lasts two weeks, plagued by the pressure to make up for lost time and somehow relax as much as possible while also improving everything about your life before the return of work or winter. Reykjavik synth trio Samaris capture that…

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New Video :: Soffía Björg :: I Lie

To give us a peek at the upcoming LP, Soffía Björg has shared her new video for “I Lie”, a single that fuses folk’s tenderness with the twitchy and angular dynamics of art-rock. “You take too long to call on my bluff/ You take too long to call it all off,” she sings in the opening verse, keeping…

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FINAL Final Line Up Announced For Airwaves ’16 :: Stormzy! Ben Frost! Kiasmos! sóley!

We don’t wish to alarm everyone, but it’s NINE weeks till Airwaves 2016 kicks off! So what better way to start the countdown than to reveal the FINAL FINAL line-up… Yes they have Stormzy! Ben Frost! Shades of Reykjavík! Wesen! Högni! And so much more! Check the full line up of the latest names added below! A &…

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New Band Alert :: BLISSFUL

Meet BLISSFUL, a new project rising from the ashes of Steed Lord, the L.A based production/vocal duo. They have unleashed their first single from this new project and it's called ELEVATE. The team have spent most of this year writing and recording music for their new initiative which could be described as a bold fusion of electronic music and R&B…

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i-D Meets Icelandic Hip-Hoppers :: Reykjavíkurdætur, GKR & Sturla Atlas

Join i-D as they descend on Downtown Reykjavík to meet the coolest artists in the Hip-Hop scene and discover what it means to grow up in a country with a population the size of a peanut. After hiking through Reykjadalur valley, the fashion-forward Sturla Atlas boys jump into the natural hot springs and fill them in on everything…

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KRÍA Releases 2 New Tracks :: Gets Booked To Play Grand Prix

Electro aspiring superstar KRÍA has recently unleashed two brand new tracks from her recent EP Altaka. Not afraid to do things by half the double drop sound “Like the soundtrack from an alternate universe”. According to KRÍA “The theme of ALTAKA is a souls journey through a very dark life.” 'Parting' “Parting is the third step; death. The moment you realise…

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New Music You NEED To Hear :: Young Karin, Boogie Trouble, Emmsjé Gauti + Þórir Georg

It's about that time again folks, time to delve into a mixed bag of new tracks currently making ear worms in our heads. Ear Worms, such a weird saying and quite frankly a bit gross if you really think abut it... I digress... back to the matter in hand. NEW MUSIC! We have a disco remix, new electronics, melancholic…

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Agent Fresco Tour Tour Tour + Snapchat Takeover!!

Agent Fresco are currently carb loading and generally gearing up for a fairly substantial European take-over bid. The band are heading out for a headlining tour of Europe kicking off this Friday 19th August. Taking in a whopping 15 shows, check the dates below to see if they are heading in your direction. Follow the group via our…

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INTERVIEW :: New Neighbourhoods Festival

New Neighborhoods Festival mixes an Icelandic and Polish music exchange and channels this into the spirit of a festival. Cultural exchange is key in growing musical markets. The musical lineup includes visual artists from the two countries, providing exceptional visual elements and new musical discovery to boot. Icelandic artists on board this exchange program include: Úlfur Úlfur, Tonik…

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