When ‘Airy Met Fairy :: New Video :: Daughter

When ‘Airy Met Fairy release new single 'Daughter' – a musical gem for all those that like it undulating and straight to the point! 'Daughter' tells the story of a mother getting up at night and marvelling at the sight of her daughter. “Parents should teach their children everything they know, but somehow the kids end up teaching…

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Anna Thorvaldsdottir Signs To Music Sales

Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir has signed a long-term agreement with Chester Music, part of The Music Sales Group of Companies, to publish her music from 1st July 2017. The catalogue includes twenty-five works spanning orchestral, ensemble, solo, choral, vocal and chamber opera repertoire. Thorvaldsdottir’s work is notable for its command of large-scale musical structures which seem to unfold organically whilst…

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Cryptochrome Getting Up In ALL The Mixes :: Laurent Garnier & Foreign Beggars

Those rascals from Cryptochrome are getting some serious love from some serious international tastemakers for their single 'from this angle'. Firstly, highly influential, multi-genre UK trio, Foreign Beggars picked up the track and included it in their June mix. They are in fine company and the truly banging mix can be listened to below: Secondly, Laurent Garnier no…

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Ja Ja Ja & the Nordic Playlist Join Forces

Two very special online music resources – Ja Ja Ja and the Nordic Playlist – have merged into one definitive website and discovery platform for Nordic music. An initiative from all five Nordic countries, jajajamusic.com will continue to introduce the most interesting new Nordic music, and will additionally feature themed and artist-curated playlists from the Nordic Playlist. Since…

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Iceland Airwaves to expand as it announces additional lineup for 2017

Sigrid, Michael Kiwanuka, Songhoy Blues, Nilüfer Yanya + many more added to Iceland Airwaves Renowned for showcasing the best of Icelandic talent alongside the biggest and most interesting new international names in music - Iceland Airwaves have announced their latest additions for the November 2017 festival. The new international names include Sigrid, Michael Kiwanuka, Songhoy Blues and many others. These impressive…

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New Music You Need To Hear :: YouYou, AlVIA, Sólstafir & Casio Fatso

It's June already? How did that happen? With Summer Solstice Festival marking out the longest days of the year in Iceland - we bring you some of the best new releases of recent times. YouYou - Watershed YouYou is an international yet Icelandic project, rooted in dreamy indie rock but driven by electronic beats. YouYou are four Icelandic…

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Bands Top Picks For Secret Solstice 2017

The midnight sun festival is happening again. Everybody brace yourselves for Secret Solstice! Party all night and dance to your favourite bands in the heart of Reykjavík. This years edition features heavy hitters such as Foo Fighters, The Prodigy, Chaka Khan, Unknown Mortal Orchestra plus a gazillion amazing Icelandic acts! What a formula for a good weekend, am…

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Prins Póló :: Reveal New Video With Very Special Collaborator

Prins Póló are a legendary band that everyone of all ages loves to get their grooves on to. They can be found on stages at Iceland Airwaves, as well as barns and local village halls all around the country. To put it mildly, they are beloved. Their new video is a very unique piece of art. It is…

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Ásgeir, Mammút, aYia & Sturla Atlas Playing The Great Escape 2017

Hands up who likes going to festivals? everybody loves going to festivals! Especially ones by the seaside where you can get delicious fish n chips, take a stroll on the pier and watch some of the best bands in the world strut their stuff... yes, you guessed it, we are talking about The Great Escape Festival happening in…

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Ösp Eldjárn :: Video Premier :: Travelling Man

Ösp Eldjárn is a gifted folk singer and has given us her latest, as yet unreleased video to premier to the world. The video in question is for 'Travelling Man' taken from her album 'Tales From A Poplar Tree' and features a VHS video of Ösp's family back in the heady days of Iceland in 1992. We asked her…

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