Artist-2-Artist #9 :: Epic Rain vs Berndsen

Because you can never have too much of a good thing, we are back on the band-wagon for our Artist-2-Artist series. Coming at you with our #9 edition, we have those rascals from Epic Rain who have a brand new album dropping at the end of September asking Mr Disco beard himself, the wonderful Berndsen, who, according to David Berndsen…

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Laser Life :: Swim EP

Swim is the second release of Laser Life – Electronic music output of Breki Steinn Mánason. Half of the songs were written in Iceland and the other half in Germany so the release gets made in the headspace between the two. It is partly recorded in a room in an old apartment building in East Berlin and partly…

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VIDEO PREMIERE :: Páll Ivan frá Eiðum – Expanding

IMX is pretty chuffed to have bagged a video premiere for y'all... Thanks to Mengi Records for giving us the first taster from Páll Ivan with his clip for 'Expanding'. The prolific Páll Ivan frá Eiðum makes paintings and music, characterised alike by his unique wit. Páll’s art is playful and often triggers laughter; with songs such as…

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Ásgeir Ticket Giveaway :: San Francisco + LA + NYC

Heads up North American Ásgeir music lovers, and lets face it, we know you are out there! If you happen to live within or travelling distance of San Francisco (11 September), Los Angeles (12 September) or New York City (27 September) we have a very special ticket giveaway to offer you! Ásgeir is doing a huge tour of…

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Artist-2-Artist #8 Hildur vs CYBER

Its that time again folks, yes, it's another edition of our thrilling Artist-2-Artist series. We ask one artist to come up with some cunning and clever questions to ask another artist type so that we get some pretty weird but often insightful answers from the brains of our chosen subjects. This week, we asked current reigning pop princess…

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A Day In The Life With Hermigervill

Hey music lovers! How are you? Good good! We recently spent a super weird day with the one and only Hermigervill for a 'Day In The Life' video. It was definitely one of the weirdest shoots we've done of late, but I think you'll find it also quite beautiful. Let the ginger one take you on a journey…

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INTERVIEW :: Björk’s Homogenic 20th Anniversary Book :: Emily Mackay

As keen Icelandic music lovers will be aware of by now, our queen Björk has announced that she is releasing a brand new album very soon! When? Nobody knows? But what we do know is this, according to the magnificent Dazed & Confused interview is her 'Tinder album' after her breakup album. We are expecting her at her finest,…

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Iceland Airwaves Announce 40 New Acts Including GusGus, Aron Can, Joey Christ Plus LOADS MORE!

Iceland Airwaves is heating up! 40 new acts including GusGus, Pinegrove, IDER + Fazerdazer join the Iceland Airwaves line up! These acts join Reykjavík's finest festival alongside Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes, Sigrid, Michael Kiwanuka, Songhoy Blues, Àsgeir, Billy Bragg, Benjamin Clementine, Arab Strap, JFDR, Kelly Lee Owens, Aldous Harding and Mammùt. Simon Raymonde of Bella Union and…

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Reykjavík On Stage :: Brand New Magazine Launch

We are terribly excited to let you know, dear music lovers that there is a new magazine about to be launched by the name of Reykjavík On Stage. Celebrating the fascinating, weird and wonderful aspects of the Icelandic music scene all in one handy sized magazine. The first issue of Reykjavík On Stage quarterly magazine explores the diversity of…

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Cool New Video Round Up :: Hildur, Karó, Hafdís Huld & Epic Rain

We hope you are having a blast of a summer. It's sizzling hot music wise over these parts. Summer jams are springing up left-right-and-centre. The girls have been super busy releasing some super pop songs to keep your toes tapping whilst lapping up your sweet sweet ice-cream. We are super excited to bring you the latest tracks from…

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NEW ALBUM :: Stereo Hypnosis & Futuregrapher ‘Toqqissivoq’

Stereo Hypnosis & Futuregrapher collaborated on a beautiful new album together and created Toqqissivoq. Toqqissivoq was recorded on a beautiful afternoon in april 2017 in Sisimiut, Greenland. It was recorded in one take on two track tape, completely improvised and executed on the setting by the four musicians. The title, meaning “being calm” in Greenlandish, captures perfectly the…

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figureight Records :: IMX Label Focus :: Hildur Maral Interview

There is a new label, we want to say, in town, but this label exists in the ether... wherever it wants. Welcome to the world figureight. It's Icelandic Label Manager is a woman who roams the world, so in may ways the label is mostly Icelandic, due to the material they release, yet utterly rootless at the same…

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Úlfur Úlfur Announce First International Tour

Icelandic rap legends, Úlfur Úlfur have been making a big name for themselves within their home country, for a while now, often wowing international audiences at Airwaves etc. But now, its time for them to break out, and get on a big old tour to show their rap prowess to some key Eastern European cities. Úlfur Úlfur is not…

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Reykjavík Announced as Guest City for BAM Fest, Barcelona!

It's going to be Reykjavík in Barcelona at BAM Festival 2017 this september, with Emmsjé Gauti, Glowie, Grísalappalísa, JFDR, Kiasmos, Ólöf Arnalds, Reykjavíkurdætur, and Samaris! BAM Festival invites a focus city each year to participate within their cultural and music program, so this year will see a huge takeover of Icelandic artists in the sunny city of Barcelona! Eight super diverse Icelandic acts will be showcasing their…

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Sólveig Matthildur :: Unexplained Miseries & The Acceptance of Sorrow

For the few last years Sólveig Matthildur has been working as a musician in the synth punk project Kælan Mikla and running the record label Hið myrka man. Last year she moved to Berlin where she started her solo project; Sólveig Matthildur. Working primarily with synthesizers, strings and voices circling around 20 hz sine waves that eventually start…

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