Amiina :: Fantômas

Amiina's latest adventure, Fantômas, was originally composed as a live score to a silent masterpiece from 1913. Amiina's members decided right from the start that the music would also be able to stand on its own, independent of the visual narrative. Fantômas is melancholic and ethereal, yet full of suspense, pounding rhythms, and haunting melodies; A sound world…

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GKR Gets Mad Decent Love With ‘Meira’

GKR, the man who is quietly taking over the Icelandic rap scene with his heartfelt, positive, breakfast infused lyrics has just released a brand new EP and video. GKR has been getting numerous positive write-ups from i-D, Noisey, Fact, The 405, Line of Best Fit, and The Guardian and plays on BBC radio. Now, Mad Decent has joined…

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Jón Þór :: Frúin í Hamborg

Songwriter and musician Jón Þór released his e.p. “Frúin í Hamborg” (2mf021) on the Scottish / Polish independent record label, Too Many Fireworks on 10th November 2016. Jón Þór has returned to his first love; jangly, guitar-heavy scando-pop with choruses that wedge themselves to your brain. He crafts his lyrics in Icelandic, giving him the confidence to explore…

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Ambátt Debut Album

Super lovely new album alert, by a a band called Ambátt who just released their debut album Flugufen. The single features the unmistakable guest vocals of Katrina Mogensen (Mammút). Flugufen was created by duo act Ambátt, a collaboration between Pan Thorarensen and Thorkell Atlason. The album is released on vinyl and as digital download and contains 7 new songs. The music…

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Tómas Jónsson Debut Abum :: Tómas Jónsson

Tómas Jónsson is a piano and keyboard ace who has been playing with many of Iceland's finest talents since a very young age. Lately he has been touring the world with Asgeir's band playing at festivals and venues in Europe and Japan. In 2012 Tómas was nominated at the Icelandic Music Awards as the "Brightest Hope" in the…

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Tófa New Album :: Teeth Richards

Punk band Tófa (Icelandic for The Blue Fox) have released a new album, Teeth Richards – their second one this year – alongside split album Youdas, an art zine and a brand new music video in preparation for this year's Iceland Airwaves music festival. Tófa's music is wild, raw and lyrical. The songs create chaotic atmosphere and are inspired by 20th century…

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₩€$€₦ Release Debut Album :: ₩ALL OF PAI₦

Happy release day to ₩€$€₦ with their Wall Of Pain gaining it's official release! ₩€$€₦ is an electronic art-pop duo made up of long-time friends and co-conspirators Júlía Hermannsdóttir and Loji Höskuldsson. Hailing from Reykjavík, the two started working on music together in their teens, but established themselves separately within the Icelandic music scene, Loji with alt-rock darlings Sudden…

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World Exclusive :: aYia New Video for Water Plant

Iceland Music has scored a sweet premiere in the form of the brand new video from aYia, the latest hot kids on the block. aYia are a three-piece hailing from Reykjavík, and this is their debut single 'Water Plant, the second release on Bedroom Community's HVALREKI series. The track is out October 7th. Sensuously drifting away from you, pulsating like a…

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Sin Fang :: Spaceland

Sin Fang has released his new album Spaceland. It is a futuristic palette of electronic sounds. Some shiver, sizzle, and soothe, while others lend foggy atmospherics and a slightly warped surreality to his material. Enlisting the talents of Sóley, Jónsi and Jófriður on various tracks it´s a real all star showstopper. Speaking with Consequence of Sound about the album…

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Terrordisco Releases Debut EP :: Fyrst

Terrordisco has been one of the leading forces in the Icelandic club scene for many years. The former FM Belfast percussionist made his name as one of the most inventive DJs in Reykjavik, while his edits of Icelandic tracks from the psychedelic and new-wave eras have cult status on Icelandic dancefloors. Despite being famous for his talent behind…

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