IMX Staff Picks :: Airwaves 2016

The office is starting to get a bit noisier, things are heating up while the weather is decidedly cooling down. This can mean only one thing: Iceland Airwaves is about to hit and everyone is getting a bit giddy with the impending madness. As is customary at this time of year we got the whole IMX team to…

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Icelandic Bands Pick Their ‘Top Tips’ For Airwaves 2016

We are on the countdown to Iceland Airwaves, and what better way to prepare than to plan exactly who or what you want to see. Check the program here. With over 220 bands playing at the festival, (and that's not even including the bananas off-venue program) sometimes just the sheer amount of names to wade through can be…

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Sin Fang Selects Six* Songs

In case you didn't notice Sin Fang has released his new album, Spaceland, and it's a cracker! Listen to it on Spotify here, then buy it here. With all eyes and ears being on the man himself, Sindri, we decided to ask him what Icelandic songs were keeping his toes tapping recently... Welcome to the weird and wonderful world…

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Artist-2-Artist #5 :: Snorri Helgason & Soffía Björg

It's been a while, but Artist-2-Artist is back! We tracked down two lovely music makers to ask each other a bunch of questions to find out a little bit more about them. This edition we have Snorri Helgason and Soffía Björg. This is an opportunity to glimpse into the minds of the interviewees as well as the interviewers. This…

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New Music You NEED To Hear :: Young Karin, Boogie Trouble, Emmsjé Gauti + Þórir Georg

It's about that time again folks, time to delve into a mixed bag of new tracks currently making ear worms in our heads. Ear Worms, such a weird saying and quite frankly a bit gross if you really think abut it... I digress... back to the matter in hand. NEW MUSIC! We have a disco remix, new electronics, melancholic…

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NEW Music You NEED To Hear :: Pascal Pinon, Snorri Helgason, CeaseTone & Indridi

Howdy folks, it's that time again where we check out the latest singles being released by our fairest of musicians. We have new music from Snorri Helgason, Pascal Pinon, CeaseTone and Indridi! I hope you are as excited as we are to listen to these new tunes. Right now we're being treated to a wonderfully sunny spell, so…

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A Day In The Life :: Samaris

IMX spent a sunny day in Reykjavík with Samaris just before the band embarked on their 'Black Lights' album tour of Europe. Brendan Canty who also shot the MTV Nominated Hozier video spent some time filming with the trio as they hosted their listening party at the iconic record store 12 Tónar then performed at a fashion show for…

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Festival Snapchat Fever :: Follow Sísý Ey Over Glasto & Júníus Meyvant & Dream Wife @ Roskilde

There are two mega festivals about to kick off… exciting times! Roskilde and Glastonbury are locked and loaded and ready to go off, like a frog in a sock. There is a nice smattering of Icelandic bands tastefully scattered around both festivals, so keep your eyes and ears peeled… Heading to Mega-Monster festival Glastonbury this year? Well, take…

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Secret Solstice :: IMX Staff Picks

It's Secret Solstice time! The summer is here and it's time to get all wild and crazy for festival season. Everyone at IMX is pretty excited to be heading to the Secret Solstice festival next week (16-19 June). We decided to list our individual top three picks for the festival to share with you, dear reader, in case…

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Retro Stefson New Video & Interview

Rejoice! Retro Stefson are back in the game and after some time with band members doing various solo projects, the band have just released a band new single, and video : Skin. Watch the epic video: We caught up with Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson for a super quick update on band matters. IMX: How did the video come together? What's…

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