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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Hekla :: Ris Og Rof

Theramin lovers, there is a new player in town, and she is a beauty! Icelandic thereminist Hekla Magnúsdóttir has created an other-worldly, cinematic sci-fi wonderland with her new EP Ris Og Rof. The album features 6 new compositions where layers of theremin interlace with one another. Ris Og Rof by Hekla Ris Og Rof is a minimalistic mini-album that creates a…

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KRÍA Releases 2 New Tracks :: Gets Booked To Play Grand Prix

Electro aspiring superstar KRÍA has recently unleashed two brand new tracks from her recent EP Altaka. Not afraid to do things by half the double drop sound “Like the soundtrack from an alternate universe”. According to KRÍA “The theme of ALTAKA is a souls journey through a very dark life.” 'Parting' “Parting is the third step; death. The moment you realise…

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Valgeir Sigurðsson & Nico Muhly :: Scent Opera

Experimental label Bedroom Community turns 10 this year, and to celebrate the collective are organising a series of special events. Including a big anniversary shindig during Iceland Airwaves. Running alongside this, though, is a commitment to releasing new music. The label has launched the Hvalreki series, a platform for inquisitive producers to group together and focus on fresh…

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New Releases :: Sindri7000 :: Music For Divers

Sindri7000 is the artist name for composer and guitarist Sindri Freyr Steinsson. Sindri has been making music for years - and is a member of bands Bárujárn and Boogie Trouble. Music For Divers is his debut album. Stream the record here! Music for Divers is a tribute to the late and great diver, Jaques Cousteu. Considered as an…

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Júníus Meyvant :: Floating Harmonies

Today is the day that Júníus Meyvant releases his debut album Floating Harmonies into the world. It's been a long time coming. Fresh from a wondrous appearance at Roskilde Festival where he took us backstage through our snapchat channel (IcelandMusic), all the stars are aligning for a fortuitous album release... The record received an exclusive stream ahead of it's…

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Exos :: Downgarden

After 12 years and recent series of re-releases, on the 4th of July 2016 Thule Records finally offers a brand-new material – from the one and only, the Icelandic techno legend, Exos. The A-sides, Downgarden and Citrit are both hypnotic, yet unrelentless, techno grooves with dub influences – sure to be a essential in the record bags of…

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Ólafur Arnalds Releases LateNightTales

Standing at the intersection where techno meets classical music, Ólafur Arnalds directs the newest LateNightTales. After releasing the breakthrough album ‘And They Have Escaped The Weight Of Darkness’, in 2014 he was awarded a BAFTA for best original music for the TV series Broadchurch. Arnalds’ music has a quietude that seems perfectly apposite and that’s evident here as…

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Úlfur Eldjárn Releases InnSæi – the Sea Within.

Úlfur Eldjárn is a multi-instrumentalist composer and electronic musician from Iceland, whose work for film, theatre and other media has been gaining attention recently. He’s also known as a member of the vintage organ cult band  Apparat Organ Quartet and for his adventurous and often experimental work as a solo artist, such as the interactive composition The Infinite String Quartet.…

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