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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EinarIndra New Single :: Ripples

EinarIndra recently sent us a brand new single. A delicately worded sad, yet, simultaneously happy electronic email it was. Attached within the mail was this brand new single 'Ripples' which was recently premiered on Acid Stag. We'll leave you with his words; "I just released my first track this year after a intense year of close relatives dying…

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Sigur Rós Announce Norður Og Niður Festival :: Welcome to Hell

Sigur Rós have revealed a brand new project; Norður Og Niður Festival which will see a takeover of Harpa in Reykjavík this coming December 26th – 31st 2017. This December Sigur Rós cordially invite you to go to hell...“norður og niður” means “go north and go down”, but translates more accurately as “everything’s going to hell”. For six…

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The xx Announce New Icelandic Festival :: Night + Day

Crikey! We have another festival happening here in Iceland! This is an absolute tastemakers paradise! The xx have announced that their Night + Day festival will be coming to Iceland in July after stints in Lisbon, Berlin, and Brixton. It’ll take place at a waterfall called Skogafoss that’s two hours away from Reykjavik, and it’ll feature (of course)…

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