New Music You NEED to Hear: INDIE edition!

"What's goin' on there in Iceland?" we hear you ask. Well ask no further, we have a brand new edition of New Music you NEED to Hear! In this edition we'll be showing you some under-the-radar indie musicians who have us swooning all over the place. If you're a fan of Of Monsters and Men or Ásgeir, this…

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NEW Artists You NEED to Hear : By Uni Stefson

Uni Stefson is a man in the know. As the front man of Retro Stefson he has also recently launched his own solo career, Uni is very much at the forefront of the local Icelandic scene, working and producing with the latest cream of the crop. Check out his latest track here.  We asked him to give us a…

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New Music You NEED To Hear: MSTRO, CeaseTone, Brött Brekka

"What's hot on the ground these days in Reykjavík?" - we hear you asking. Well, we can tell you that there's some caribou-esque electronica to help you through this never-ending winter, some indie-folk-pop-funk-jazz-electro-all-in-one awesomeness & a bit of noise/math rock to get this weekend started! Step this way, groovers!   MSTRO The Icelandic winter is not giving up…

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New Artists You NEED To Hear: ANTIMONY, Bird & Misþyrming

The new year is already in full swing and 2015's first 'Inside Iceland' is as eclectic as can be! Cold-wavers Antimony surprise with an awesome trippy video,  solo artist Bird enchants us with his beautiful indie pop, plus some of the finest metal the world has to offer these days is brought to you by black metal outfit…

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Iceland Airwaves Instagram Competition

Take a top-notch concert pic and win our fabulous Icelandic music goodie bag:  a 12 Tónar tote bag filled with Icelandic music (CD's and vinyl), a Lucky Records shirt that will never be out of fashion, some stickers to pimp your fridge, your computer or street lamps around your town and some Icelandic candy! Já, all of these…

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Icelandic Reggae Artists You NEED To Hear: Teitur Magnússon, Hjálmar & Amaba Dama

This might come as a surprise, but yes, Icelandic reggae is a thing. To bring this phenomenon closer to you, this week's Inside Iceland is all about chilled & sunny sounds taking over this icy island. Get reggae...uhhmm ready.... to forget the winter weather and lose yourself to the not-so-typical Nordic tunes of Teitur, Hjálmar & Amaba Dama! …

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Icelandic Music: Autumn Edition 2014

Well, it's already September and we can feel that winter is coming...  but that doesn't bother us. We've got our ear to the ground here at IMX and, thanks to the wonders of the international superhighway (and some good old-fashioned eavesdropping), we have picked up hints from some of our favourite Icelandic acts about new material on the…

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New Artists You NEED to hear: Curated by Lord Pusswhip

Who would know better about what's really happening 'Inside Iceland' than someone that is right in the middle of Reykjavík's hot and bubbling underground scene of talented and extraordinary musicians? Probably no one - therefore we asked Þórður - known by the name of Lord Pusswhip and for his badass hip-hop/electronica tunes - to pick a few artists…

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Samaris, Sin Fang, Moses Hightower And More At Sumarmölin Festival

Family friendly music festival Sumarmölin will be held for the second time in Drangsnes the 14th of June. Sumarmölin is the annual summer festival edition of concert series 'Mölin' which has been ongoing for two years, and this time around some of Iceland's best talent will take part in the festivities. The line-up includes the likes of Samaris,…

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Akureyri Scene Report

Many have marveled at how prolific, vibrant and diverse Iceland's musical landscape is given its tiny populace of 325.000 people. As it happens, two thirds of this number reside in the capitol area of Reykjavík and surroundings, with the remaining population spread out through even smaller towns and villages across the countryside, the largest of which is 18.000…

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