New Music You Need To Hear :: Ásgeir, Sturla Atlas, Reykjavíkurdætur, Amabadama & Greta Salóme!

Hey you lot, it's March already, can you believe it?!? Cripes! Spring is in the air.. well, in the rest of the southern hemisphere, certainly not here in Iceland yet where we are still battling minus temperatures and the odd bout of snow... Our spring will come, one day... Luckily we have loads of cracking good tunes to…

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JFDR New Album :: Brazil

JFDR, can, quite legitimately be called one of the most prolific and busiest singers to emanate from Iceland has released her debut solo album: Brazil. Originally known for her other projects including Pascal Pinon, Samaris and Gangly, plus featuring on countless other tracks including the brand new Low Roar  single 'Bones'. Jófriður is truly a woman of great…

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Oyama :: New Track :: Handsome Devil

Oyama are baaack people! For lovers of shoegaze Icelandic style, this band have great vibes making a new sounds just for themselves. Their brand new track 'Handsome Devil is a brooding five-minute jam, full of time and space, that might well act as one last wintry soundtrack if the weather holds for long enough. With subtle hints of…

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Fufanu & Mammút To Play Reykjavík Calling :: Boston & Chicago

Wanna catch Fufanu and Mammút play for free in Boston and Chicago? Well, do we have good news for you! Taste of Iceland returns to Boston for the 8th time March 16 - 20! Stop by The Merchant in Downtown Crossing March 17 - 20 to get a taste of Iceland with renowned Icelandic chef Siggi Helga. A…

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Emilíana Torrini Teams Up With Kid Koala

Emilíana Torrini has joined forces with Canadian producer Kid Koala to create a beautifully organic and wistful track called Fallaway. The video is an ode to the freezing winer of Montreal. Kid Koala is perhaps best known as a turntablist, as a cut 'n' paste artist with incredible skills. Yet there's more than one side to the Canadian…

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Vök Album Tour & New Video :: Show Me

Things are starting to heat up in the Vök camp, they recently signed a record deal with famed Nettwerk Records, they also just announced a massive European tour to support their debut album Figure which comes out April 28th. Watch the brand new video for their track 'Show Me' below. The feeling of drama and desire in their music is…

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Icelandic Music Awards :: THE WINNERS!

The Icelandic Music Awards and been and gone for another year. It was a fun filled affair with Reykjavíkurdætur playing and getting each and every female nominee up on stage with them, that was pretty epic! Essentially, the main take-away from the whole awards is that Emmsjé Gauti should now be called King Emmsjé Gauti, as he basically won everything! Couldn't…

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Secret Solstice Announce 52 New Acts Inc : The Vintage Caravan, Glacier Mafia, Vaginaboys + More

Secret Solstice Festival have just dropped their big second announce for the midnight sun event happening in June. Joining the already burgeoning line up will be many an Icelandic face such as The Glacier Mafia, The Vintage Caravan, The Vaginaboys, Teitur Magnússon and many many more. Just Announced: Rick Ross [US] Big Sean [US] Chaka Khan [US] Anderson .Paak…

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Sturla Atlas :: New Video :: Time

Sturla Atlas are gearing up to release their third album called 101 Nights which is due to drop on March 16. The band has just released a brand new video from the album to get you excited for the whole thing. Watch "Time", directed by Joey Christ. It sees the 101 Boys venture further into the pop music…

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Nordic Affect Release Raindamage

Nordic Affect have released Raindamage, the follow-up album from their critically acclaimed album Clockworking (2015) which was featured on NPR's Songs We Love and Q2 Music, and in various best-of-the-year lists, including Steve Smith’s Night After Night, The Chicago Reader, and The New Yorker. Raindamage was recorded at composer and producer Valgeir Sigurðsson’s Greenhouse Studios in Reykjavík, after Nordic Affect performed his work and…

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Fleet Foxes to play two shows at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Billy Bragg, Mammút + more names added

Iceland Airwaves is hot on the heels of it's first announcement, adding mega stars Fleet Foxes who will be playing two shows during this year's festival. The legendary Billy Bragg will also be performing, as well as a diverse list of 16 local and international names including new Bella Union signees Mammút and JFDR (aka Jófriður from Samaris).…

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Pascal Pinon On Tour :: WIN TICKETS!

Pascal Pinon are heading back out on the road in support of their recently released album 'Sundur'. This could, quite possibly, be one of the last times to catch the band as careers jettison in various directions. We have ONE pair of tickets to giveaway to EACH show on their forthcoming show. To win, simply email: imx@icelandmusic.is with the…

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Ja Ja Ja Goes To Enea Spring Break :: Úlfur Úlfur Take On POLAND

In exciting Polish-Scandinavian news Enea Spring Break and Ja Ja Ja are joining forces! Úlfur Úlfur have been selected to perform on Saturday 22nd of April out of the three acts from Scandinavia in Meskalina. The line-up of Ja Ja Ja night includes: Gundelach (Norway), Sekuoia (Denmark) and of course our Úlfur Úlfur hip-hoppers. The event is brought…

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IMX Snapchat Sónar Reykjavík Takeover :: FM Belast, Berndsen & Alvia Islandia

Happy Sónar Reykjavík weekend people! Time to get down to some of the best sounds in the world such as Fatboy Slim, Moderat, De La Soul, Giggs, GusGus, Sleigh Bells, Forest Swords, Tommy Genesis, Nadia Rose, Samaris and FM Belfast in the beautiful concert hall of Harpa. If you can't make it, no need to despair, we have THREE excellent…

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Icelandic Music Awards :: The Nominations

The nominations for the Icelandic Music Awards have been announced! There is also a video competition that you, yes YOU, can participate in... It's in Icelandic, you just need to hit the link here, and press 'líka þetta' under the video you'd like to win! It's nice to get involved! Anyway, back to the nominations: ROCK ALBUM OF…

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