Kaleo Dominate International Charts With New Album release :: A/B

Kaleo's album A/B which was released on Friday 10th June has already reached number 1 in the i-Tunes Alternative chart in the USA, the ninth place in the UK charts and the twelfth in Australia. Hailing from Mosfellsbær the bluesy rock four-piece are doing Iceland super proud right now. The band took to the stage of the Late…

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Úlfur Eldjárn Releases InnSæi – the Sea Within.

Úlfur Eldjárn is a multi-instrumentalist composer and electronic musician from Iceland, whose work for film, theatre and other media has been gaining attention recently. He’s also known as a member of the vintage organ cult band  Apparat Organ Quartet and for his adventurous and often experimental work as a solo artist, such as the interactive composition The Infinite String Quartet.…

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Samaris New Album :: Black Lights :: OUT NOW

The brand new album 'Black Lights' from Samaris drops today! Written and recorded over the past year in Berlin, Reykjavík and Ireland, ‘Black Lights’ is the trio’s most fully realised and accessible record yet - sung for the first time entirely in English, and headed up by gorgeous lead-off singles ‘Wanted 2 Say’ & 'Black Lights' (also out…

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Secret Solstice :: IMX Staff Picks

It's Secret Solstice time! The summer is here and it's time to get all wild and crazy for festival season. Everyone at IMX is pretty excited to be heading to the Secret Solstice festival next week (16-19 June). We decided to list our individual top three picks for the festival to share with you, dear reader, in case…

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New Hip-Hop Releases Inc: Sturla Atlas, Gísli Pálmi & Quarashi

Hey you guys, we got so much hip hop happening right now, we don't know where to start! It seems like Icelandic hip-hop is making a big impression both here and the rest of the world. Iceland Airwaves this year are shining a spotlight on the phenomenon.  Glacier Mafia and Kött Grá Pje have been added to a…

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Iceland Airwaves Add Even MORE Names & Announce Nonference

It's 21 weeks till Iceland Airwaves 2016, we've not even had our summer yet, but that doesn't stop us from getting exited about the line-up for the festival. We are super excited to let you know the latest additions to the already filled-to-the-brim festival. This year Iceland Airwaves spotlights the Reykjavík hip hop scene with new line-up additions…

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Vaka Folk Festival & Reykjavik Midsummer Music

It's summer festival madness! Let us introduce Vaka & Reykjavik Midsummer Music to you... Vaka is a wonderful folk festival celebrating traditional Icelandic music through a series of concerts, workshops and sessions. The event takes place in Akureyri this June. The festival's mission is to promote traditional Icelandic music; Icelandic kvæðamenn are the key performers of the festival and…

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Davíð & Hjalti :: New EP :: RVK Moods

Just in time for the weekend we have for you a new EP released by house duo Davíð & Hjalti, called "RVK Moods". Having been a fixture in Reykjavík's nightlife for quite some time, Davíð & Hjalti's DJ sets can be regularly experienced around town in places like Kaffibarinn. Local deep house label Lagaffe Tales put out the Vinyl EP…

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Retro Stefson New Video & Interview

Rejoice! Retro Stefson are back in the game and after some time with band members doing various solo projects, the band have just released a band new single, and video : Skin. Watch the epic video: We caught up with Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson for a super quick update on band matters. IMX: How did the video come together? What's…

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New Music You NEED To Hear :: Aron Can, EOMY, Skrattar & Rythmatik

Roll up, roll up, we got new music coming out of the wazzoo, this week, it's a mixed bag of heart-throb hip hop, sultry electro, indie rock and DIY surf punk. We've even included an excellent cover at the end, just because... We're telling you, if nothing on this list makes you tingle, you might, actually, in fact…

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New Electronic Releases:: Good Moon Deer, Andi & Buspin Jieber

What better way to enjoy summer than listening to fresh new Icelandic electronic jams? There have been many new releases coming our way, so we're giving you three of the freshest to wrap your ears around. You can thank us later. First up is Good Moon Deer with "Dot" "Dot" is the debut album of Good Moon Deer,…

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Super Cute Festival Guide Summer 2016

Festivals are great in Iceland, everybody knows this. It's a giant roulette wheel of praying to the weather gods, but when it pays off, boy, they are worth it! There are the big mega festivals that book all the big guns like Secret Solstice, Eistnaflug, Iceland Airwaves and Sónar. However, at the other end of the spectrum we…

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Video Focus :: Teitur Magnússon

Our favourite reggae front man Teitur who fronts Ojba Rasta has been making waves with his solo record recently. He was even up for a Nordic Music Award this year. Check him out performing his wonderful single Nenni at the Annual KEXP Fundraiser festival KEXPort which takes place at Kex Hostel, Reykjavík.

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Dream Wife :: New Video :: Sign To Lucky Number Records

Things are really starting to heat up in the Dream Wife camp, having recently announced to signing to Lucky Number Records (Hinds, Sleigh Bells, Sebastien Tellier). The label has pronounced them "...the most exciting new band in the UK." Cripes! In celebration of this great news, they have also released a brand new video for track 'Kids' Receiving it's…

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KRÍA Debut New Video :: skin

KRÍA has released a new video for 'skin'. Skin is the first single release from her 4 track EP titled ALTAKA. “I wrote skin out of frustration. It was sort of reinventing my values, what I want from life and accepting myself physically and mentally. Last year I didn’t know if things were going to end well for…

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