Time to get Witchy With ÍRiiS

ÍRiiS is a new project that everyone should be getting behind right now. ÍRiiS creates lyrical arrangements where her voice - that has been described as velvety and haunting - leads the music using loops and effects to create an extension of the vocal instrumentation. Through her soundscapes she channels the spirits and brings forth an exclusive universe,…

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Valgeir Sigurðsson Releases New Album :: Dissonance

Happy release day to Valgeir Sigurðsson, the maestro behind Bedroom Community. History freely dilates and collapses on Valgeir Sigurðsson’s Dissonance, his first solo release since 2012. Its three large-scale works are haunted by the old Western tradition, infused with the ethereal workings of electronics and sound manipulation. Dissonance treads elegantly along a fine line between traditional symphonic organicism and the…

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Ásgeir Releases New Video for Stardust!

Ásgeir has released a 50's infused synchronised swimtastic video for his new single 'Stardust'. It's pastel hazed throwback to the good old days of entertainment looks like it would have been a blast to film! The Icelandic star made a prominent return to share the album news earlier this year, releasing the record’s first single ‘Unbound‘ and revealing…

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AFK :: New Video & Track :: Alone

Lets get to know Andri Fannar Kristjánsson or AFK as he calls himself. He a 20 year old from Reykjavík. AFK has been working on his music since the age of 15 but he did not release his first song until last January of 2017. His second single 'Alone' was just released on April 13, 2017. 'Alone' is…

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Brand New Single From Vök :: Breaking Bones

Vök have released a brand new single in the lead up to their debut album release. 'Breaking Bones' is a low-fi sleazy number with a killer melody that will get stuck in your ear canal. Damn those little ear worms! Their new album FIGURE will be out the 28th of April! You can pre-save it on Spotify here. The…

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Úlfur Eldjárn :: The Aristókrasía Project

Úlfur Eldjárn releases The Aristókrasía Project - a concept album about space travel, technology and lost utopias. Icelandic composer and electronic musician Úlfur Eldjárn has released his solo album called ‘The Aristókrasía Project.’ It’s a retro-futuristic concept album about space travel, technology, A.I., lost utopias and the future of mankind. It includes songs about Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin,…

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Aldous Harding, Stefflon Don, Milkywhale + many more added to Iceland Airwaves, joining Àsgeir, Fleet Foxes + Billy Bragg on the line-up

It's only spring, but we've got November on our minds! It's time to feast on another bonanza of music additions to the Iceland Airwaves Festival. Following on from adding two Fleet Foxes shows, Iceland Airwaves have announced their latest additions for the November 2017 festival. These include Aldous Harding, Stefflon Don and a whole host of Icelandic acts…

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aYia, Mammút, Bjarki, Auðn, GANGLY & JFDR Announced for Roskilde 2017

If you are heading to the mega festival also known as Roskilde this year, you'll be able to see a bunch of Icelandic bands play, six in fact! aYia, Bjarki, Mammút, Auðn, GANGLY & JFDR have all been announced to play at the festival, which is pretty amazing news all round! The six acts represent a vast cross…

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Bon Voyage :: New Song From Úlfur Eldjárn. Free Download!

Úlfur Eldjárn has just released a new song from his forthcoming album ‘The Aristókrasía Project.’ The track is called Bon Voyage and is available as a free download from his website. It’s an anthemic synth and strings driven track with a disco beat: the song is dedicated to the Voyager mission. It sounds like something that could have…

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Between Mountains WIN Músíktilraunir!

Músíktilraunir is very famous battle of the bands competition that takes place in Iceland, and has done for over 30 years. Translated into english, the festival is known as The Icelandic Music Experiments. The First time this competition took place was way back in 1992 and has produced some very, very famous bands, most notably: Of Monsters & Men,…

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The L.A Phil’s Reykjavík Festival :: Kicks Off This Week!

The long awaited Reykjavík Festival is officially opening this week at the infamous Walt Disney Concert Hall! The venue is set, the bands are getting ready to fly in, Reykjavík will be a ghost-town (bar the tourists, of course) as all the musicians in town appear to be playing at the extravaganza. Take a listen to a fantastic…

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Third Track from Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason: Wasted

It's a simple plan, three friends collaborate with each other for a full year. Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason are making beautiful music together. Their plan is to release a track a month, and they managed to get their third one in by the skin of their teeth, on the 31 March they have released their March edition.…

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Extreme Chill Festival 2017

Extreme Chill Festival has a long rich electronic music delivering history, we are happy they are celebrating their eighth anniversary this year. Catering to lovers of underground Ambient, Electronica, Downtempo music in breathtaking natural environments. Extreme Chill is the first pure electronica festival in Iceland and people are mad for it. This years edition has a great line…

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Ásgeir, Mammút, aYia & Sturla Atlas Confirmed for The Great Escape

Hands up who likes going to festivals? everybody loves going to festivals! Especially ones by the seaside where you can get delicious fish n chips, take a stroll on the pier and watch some of the best bands in the world strut their stuff... yes, you guessed it, we are talking about The Great Escape Festival happening in…

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Hyldýpi Releases Ljósvitund

Möller Records has released a beautiful meditative album from Hyldýpi to sooth your woes. Ljósvitund is just as much of a spiritual journey as it a musical journey. Ljósvitund which is Hyldýpi´s first Möller Records release can be labeled as music for meditation, organic soundscape, a compilation of tracks that will soothe your spirit, bring calm to you…

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