einarIndra New Album :: Stories

einarIndra is an electronic master who mixes smooth electronics with his distinct vocal manipulation. He's just released his second album called Stories. Stories is einarIndra's second release on Möller Records. On this record his style has evolved and reached a perfect blend between electronic music and singer-songwriter genre. The album features 4 of his original tracks as well…

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John Grant New Video :: Voodoo Doll

John Grant has released a brand new video for "Voodoo Doll," from his third album, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure. It tackles relationship revenge, voodoo style! Embracing the whole Witches Of Eastwick vibe, the video is suitably matched to it's whimsical lyrics. Directed by the Diamond Brothers, an identical twin directing team, the video shows Grant manipulating a woollen doll…

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Eistnaflug DVD :: No Idiots Allowed

Last year a 4 DVD mega package was released celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the infamous metal festival: Eistnaflug 2014 – 10th year anniversary. Eistnaflug is the largest metal festival in Iceland and is renowned for it's huge local and international line-ups. This year their headliners include Opeth and Meshuggah as well as local heroes Agent Fresco, Sólstafir and…

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Sólstafir SnapChat Takover :: European Tour

Sólstafir are on the road, and taking us with them, via the means of SnapChat. They have taken over the Iceland Music account and will be sharing their touring adventures with us. To keep up with their antics, add us on Iceland_Music. The European tour will be very special as they are presenting Ótta, their 5th album, performed in…

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Axel, Fufanu & When ‘Airy Met Fairy Bound for The Great Escape

The Great Escape is happening this May 19-21 and we are excited to share the three Icelandic bands heading over to sunny Brighton, namely: Axel Flóvent, Fufanu and When 'Airy Met Fairy. We wish them every success in their endeavours to win over new fans and wow the assembled music industry bigwigs! The Great Escape is the ideal…

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New Band Alert :: Kreld :: Interview

Please meet Kreld, aka Kristján Eldjárn who also performs in SYKUR. He has recently released a brand new track under the name of Kreld which also features the dulcet tones of Jófriður (Samaris/Pascal Pinon). The single in question 'Way Low' is accompanied by a stunning video which showcases wonderful underwater dancers creating incredible shapes. IMX caught up with Kristán…

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Júníus Meyvant New Live Video & Tour/Album Announce

It's been a pretty wild and successful ride for Júníus Meyvant over the last few years. He's gone from relative obscurity hanging out in the Westmann Islands to receiving nominations in the Iceland Music Awards, massive critical acclaim for his EP and now he's set to embark on a huge European tour this September to coincide with the release of his…

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TAKTFAKT featuring GusGus, Octal Industries, k-hand

Listen up technokids! TAKTFAKT is an event held on the 4th of June in the volcanic park of Reykjanes. Featuring Icelandic techno DJs and producers as well as трип's k-hand, TAKTFAKT will bring together great music and great landscape for the dance thirsty club goers of Reykjavík and beyond. Tickets are around 120 EUR, check out the ticket link below…

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Music Reach :: Video Focus :: Emmsjé Gauti

Time for another great live video from our friends at Music Reach! Rapper Emmsjé Gauti performs his song 'Ég geri það sem ég vil' at Vodafone Hall on the final evening of last year's Iceland Airwaves Festival. Emmsjé is joined by an amazing band, including almost all Agent Fresco band members: Keli on the drums, Toti on guitar…

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Ólafur Arnalds :: Late Night Tales

Standing at the intersection where techno meets classical music, Ólafur Arnalds always surprises us with new and exciting projects, collaborations and releases. And he now directs the newest Late Night Tales - out June 24! Late Night Tales invites the world's best artists to delve deep into their music collections to create the ultimate "late night" selection. For his very own Late…

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Extreme Chill Festival 2016 – Undir jökli :: July 2-3 :: Vík í Mýrdal

'Extreme Chill 2016 - Undir jökli' will take place 2nd - 3rd of July at Vík í Mýrdal - a truly beautiful place in South Iceland! The music festival has been held for six years. Five times in Iceland at Hellissandur, Snæfellsnes and the 5th anniversary was held in Berlin, Germany in Summer 2014. Extreme Chill has been getting…

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Vök @ Ja Ja Ja Hamburg & Berlin

Ja Ja Ja Germany revealed their May line up, including glacial indie-electronic band Vök! The trio will not only play one but two Ja Ja Ja Nordic nights. It will take over Hamburg at Molotow on Wednesday 11th May and Berlin at Musik & Frieden on Thursday 12th May. Margrét, Andri and Óli will be joined by pop-punk outfit Sløtface [NOR] and…

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Helgi Jonsson Drops New Video

Composer Helgi Jonsson just released his now song What Now? It's accompanying video, is a beautiful piece of art! The video, starring german dancer Johanna Lemke, has been premiered by Nothing But Hope And Passion. It "is a reduced piece of sweetness that focusses on the beautiful combination of music and dance. The result is a truly hypnotic performance we surely can’t…

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My Bubba Release New Album :: Big Bad Good

My Bubba have just released a brand new album Big Bad Good. American Songwriter gave the album a premiere and can be listened to here. The album features a new recording strategy for the duo, as production was handled by Damien Rice and Will Oldham collaborator Shahzad Ismaily at his Brooklyn studio. The result is an album created on…

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Wacken & Music Experiment Competitions Announce Winners

It's been a busy week for Icelandic music competitions with two prestige annual events announcing their final winners for their respective battle of the bands. Músíktilraunir (Music Experiments) announced their final winner as Hórmónar. This brand new band, which only formed in December of 2015 and hadn't played any public gigs join an illustrious list of previous winners…

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