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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Mammút :: Kinder Versions

It's finally here! Icelandic bands often resemble a force of nature, and Mammút are no exception. What’s more, the quintet’s spectacular new album Kinder Versions is exactly the kind of volcanic presence that is sorely lacking in 21st century rock, likewise their unpredictable and uncategorisable shape-shifting sound, like a very modern twist on psychedelia. Mammút is Icelandic for…

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Paunkholm :: Kaflaskil

The album Kaflaskil from the artist Paunkholm has been formally released on Vinyl. Kaflaskil is also available online at Spotify, cdbaby, tonlist.is and a lot of other music sites. Paunkholm is a solo project from Franz Gunnarsson who has been active in the Icelandic music scene for quite many years. He is best known for his work with…

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Record Records Label Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary

We love to celebrate big birthdays! Hoooo boyyy this a great one! Happy Birthday Record Records! Double digits! On Friday July 7, 2017 Icelandic record label Record Records is releasing it’s compilation album 'Record Records 10th Anniversary' to celebrate it’s 10 years in the business. The compilation includes some of the best songs released by Icelandic artists on…

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Páll Ragnar Releases New Album :: Nostalgia

NOSTALGIA is the first release of Páll Ragnar’s compositions with works from 2009–2015. The string instruments are in a leading role on the album which includes Nostalgia for violin and orchestra performed by Una Sveinbjarnardóttir and the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daníel Bjarnason. The piece was selected composition of the year at the Icelandic Music Awards 2013.…

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ADHD Release New Album :: 6

The band ADHD has released their sixth studio album; 6.  Their five CDs prior are images of and capture something of the infinite wide space of the North, where far vistas are only interrupted by volcanos whose names even trained newsreaders find difficult to pronounce. Iceland – a land of extremes. And one of these extremes includes the fact that this country boasts an unusually high number…

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When ‘Airy Met Fairy Debut Album :: Glow

  When 'Airy Met Fairy have released their debut album; Glow. From the very first seconds on, When 'Airy Met Fairy carry into a world filled with emotion, leaving no trace of artifice. Glow, the debut album, creates an immediate bond with the listener. Minimalist and subtle, all the songs are carried by the crystalline voice of Thorunn…

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Milkywhale Release Debut Album

The electronic pop band Milkywhale has just released their first album simply titled Milkywhale. Milkywhale is the collaboration between singer/performer Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir and musician Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson (FM Belfast) that started working together in summer 2015. Originally, the outcome of their collaboration was intended to be a dance performance since Melkorka comes from the performing arts. However,…

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Vök Debut Album :: Figure

Happy debut album release day Vök! Finally, after two EPs, it´s time for the world to get into the full length vibes of Figure. Figure is full of distorted pulses, near-whispered melodies, echoing guitars and dreamy hooks, and influenced by everything from The Weeknd and Little Dragon to existential sci-fi cinema, their ambitious first full-length spans a whole spectrum…

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Úlfur Úlfur New Album + Three New Videos!

Úlfur Úlfur have been very busy gearing up for a brand new album that has dropped today : Hefnið okkar, which translates to avenge us. The album is currently only available on CD as of now, and can be ordered via their website. Vinyl is promised later in the summer. Their first single from the album is on spotify…

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