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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Samaris New Album :: Black Lights :: OUT NOW

The brand new album 'Black Lights' from Samaris drops today! Written and recorded over the past year in Berlin, Reykjavík and Ireland, ‘Black Lights’ is the trio’s most fully realised and accessible record yet - sung for the first time entirely in English, and headed up by gorgeous lead-off singles ‘Wanted 2 Say’ & 'Black Lights' (also out…

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New Hip-Hop Releases Inc: Sturla Atlas, Gísli Pálmi & Quarashi

Hey you guys, we got so much hip hop happening right now, we don't know where to start! It seems like Icelandic hip-hop is making a big impression both here and the rest of the world. Iceland Airwaves this year are shining a spotlight on the phenomenon.  Glacier Mafia and Kött Grá Pje have been added to a…

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Davíð & Hjalti :: New EP :: RVK Moods

Just in time for the weekend we have for you a new EP released by house duo Davíð & Hjalti, called "RVK Moods". Having been a fixture in Reykjavík's nightlife for quite some time, Davíð & Hjalti's DJ sets can be regularly experienced around town in places like Kaffibarinn. Local deep house label Lagaffe Tales put out the Vinyl EP…

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New Electronic Releases:: Good Moon Deer, Andi & Buspin Jieber

What better way to enjoy summer than listening to fresh new Icelandic electronic jams? There have been many new releases coming our way, so we're giving you three of the freshest to wrap your ears around. You can thank us later. First up is Good Moon Deer with "Dot" "Dot" is the debut album of Good Moon Deer,…

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einarIndra New Album :: Stories

einarIndra is an electronic master who mixes smooth electronics with his distinct vocal manipulation. He's just released his second album called Stories. Stories is einarIndra's second release on Möller Records. On this record his style has evolved and reached a perfect blend between electronic music and singer-songwriter genre. The album features 4 of his original tracks as well…

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My Bubba Release New Album :: Big Bad Good

My Bubba have just released a brand new album Big Bad Good. American Songwriter gave the album a premiere and can be listened to here. The album features a new recording strategy for the duo, as production was handled by Damien Rice and Will Oldham collaborator Shahzad Ismaily at his Brooklyn studio. The result is an album created on…

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