Jóhann Jóhannsson Nominated In World Soundtrack Awards

The unstoppable Jóhann Jóhannsson has received another nomination for his stunning 'Arrival' score. This time around the awards in question are the World Soundtrack Awards. The World Soundtrack Awards are held in Gent, Belgium Oct. 17 through 19. The announced nominees are listed below: Best Film Composer of the Year Nicholas Britell: “Moonlight” Justin Hurwitz: “La La Land” Jóhann Jóhannsson: “Arrival”…

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Sunna Debut Single :: Hero Slave

New talent alert! The wonderful Sunna, previously of Bloodgroup has released her first solo single and it is a doozy! Hero Slave by Sunna Icelandic artist Sunna presents her debut single ‘Hero Slave’, out August 25. The track is available on Spotify and all other streaming services. "At a time when many of her Icelandic peers strive to fill…

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Artist-2-Artist #9 :: Epic Rain vs Berndsen

Because you can never have too much of a good thing, we are back on the band-wagon for our Artist-2-Artist series. Coming at you with our #9 edition, we have those rascals from Epic Rain who have a brand new album dropping at the end of September asking Mr Disco beard himself, the wonderful Berndsen, who, according to David Berndsen…

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VIDEO PREMIERE :: Páll Ivan frá Eiðum – Expanding

IMX is pretty chuffed to have bagged a video premiere for y'all... Thanks to Mengi Records for giving us the first taster from Páll Ivan with his clip for 'Expanding'. The prolific Páll Ivan frá Eiðum makes paintings and music, characterised alike by his unique wit. Páll’s art is playful and often triggers laughter; with songs such as…

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Ásgeir Ticket Giveaway :: San Francisco + LA + NYC

Heads up North American Ásgeir music lovers, and lets face it, we know you are out there! If you happen to live within or travelling distance of San Francisco (11 September), Los Angeles (12 September) or New York City (27 September) we have a very special ticket giveaway to offer you! Ásgeir is doing a huge tour of…

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Artist-2-Artist #8 Hildur vs CYBER

Its that time again folks, yes, it's another edition of our thrilling Artist-2-Artist series. We ask one artist to come up with some cunning and clever questions to ask another artist type so that we get some pretty weird but often insightful answers from the brains of our chosen subjects. This week, we asked current reigning pop princess…

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INTERVIEW :: Björk’s Homogenic 20th Anniversary Book :: Emily Mackay

As keen Icelandic music lovers will be aware of by now, our queen Björk has announced that she is releasing a brand new album very soon! When? Nobody knows? But what we do know is this, according to the magnificent Dazed & Confused interview is her 'Tinder album' after her breakup album. We are expecting her at her finest,…

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Iceland Airwaves Announce 40 New Acts Including GusGus, Aron Can, Joey Christ Plus LOADS MORE!

Iceland Airwaves is heating up! 40 new acts including GusGus, Pinegrove, IDER + Fazerdazer join the Iceland Airwaves line up! These acts join Reykjavík's finest festival alongside Mumford & Sons, Fleet Foxes, Sigrid, Michael Kiwanuka, Songhoy Blues, Àsgeir, Billy Bragg, Benjamin Clementine, Arab Strap, JFDR, Kelly Lee Owens, Aldous Harding and Mammùt. Simon Raymonde of Bella Union and…

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Reykjavík On Stage :: Brand New Magazine Launch

We are terribly excited to let you know, dear music lovers that there is a new magazine about to be launched by the name of Reykjavík On Stage. Celebrating the fascinating, weird and wonderful aspects of the Icelandic music scene all in one handy sized magazine. The first issue of Reykjavík On Stage quarterly magazine explores the diversity of…

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figureight Records :: IMX Label Focus :: Hildur Maral Interview

There is a new label, we want to say, in town, but this label exists in the ether... wherever it wants. Welcome to the world figureight. It's Icelandic Label Manager is a woman who roams the world, so in may ways the label is mostly Icelandic, due to the material they release, yet utterly rootless at the same…

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