Between Mountains WIN Músíktilraunir!

Músíktilraunir is very famous battle of the bands competition that takes place in Iceland, and has done for over 30 years. Translated into english, the festival is known as The Icelandic Music Experiments. The First time this competition took place was way back in 1992 and has produced some very, very famous bands, most notably: Of Monsters & Men,…

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The L.A Phil’s Reykjavík Festival :: Kicks Off This Week!

The long awaited Reykjavík Festival is officially opening this week at the infamous Walt Disney Concert Hall! The venue is set, the bands are getting ready to fly in, Reykjavík will be a ghost-town (bar the tourists, of course) as all the musicians in town appear to be playing at the extravaganza. Take a listen to a fantastic…

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Third Track from Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason: Wasted

It's a simple plan, three friends collaborate with each other for a full year. Sin Fang, Sóley & Örvar Smárason are making beautiful music together. Their plan is to release a track a month, and they managed to get their third one in by the skin of their teeth, on the 31 March they have released their March edition.…

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Extreme Chill Festival 2017

Extreme Chill Festival has a long rich electronic music delivering history, we are happy they are celebrating their eighth anniversary this year. Catering to lovers of underground Ambient, Electronica, Downtempo music in breathtaking natural environments. Extreme Chill is the first pure electronica festival in Iceland and people are mad for it. This years edition has a great line…

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New Music You Need To Hear :: Ásgeir, Sturla Atlas, Reykjavíkurdætur, Amabadama & Greta Salóme!

Hey you lot, it's March already, can you believe it?!? Cripes! Spring is in the air.. well, in the rest of the southern hemisphere, certainly not here in Iceland yet where we are still battling minus temperatures and the odd bout of snow... Our spring will come, one day... Luckily we have loads of cracking good tunes to…

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Oyama :: New Track :: Handsome Devil

Oyama are baaack people! For lovers of shoegaze Icelandic style, this band have great vibes making a new sounds just for themselves. Their brand new track 'Handsome Devil is a brooding five-minute jam, full of time and space, that might well act as one last wintry soundtrack if the weather holds for long enough. With subtle hints of…

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Fufanu & Mammút To Play Reykjavík Calling :: Boston & Chicago

Wanna catch Fufanu and Mammút play for free in Boston and Chicago? Well, do we have good news for you! Taste of Iceland returns to Boston for the 8th time March 16 - 20! Stop by The Merchant in Downtown Crossing March 17 - 20 to get a taste of Iceland with renowned Icelandic chef Siggi Helga. A…

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Emilíana Torrini Teams Up With Kid Koala

Emilíana Torrini has joined forces with Canadian producer Kid Koala to create a beautifully organic and wistful track called Fallaway. The video is an ode to the freezing winer of Montreal. Kid Koala is perhaps best known as a turntablist, as a cut 'n' paste artist with incredible skills. Yet there's more than one side to the Canadian…

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Icelandic Music Awards :: THE WINNERS!

The Icelandic Music Awards and been and gone for another year. It was a fun filled affair with Reykjavíkurdætur playing and getting each and every female nominee up on stage with them, that was pretty epic! Essentially, the main take-away from the whole awards is that Emmsjé Gauti should now be called King Emmsjé Gauti, as he basically won everything! Couldn't…

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Secret Solstice Announce 52 New Acts Inc : The Vintage Caravan, Glacier Mafia, Vaginaboys + More

Secret Solstice Festival have just dropped their big second announce for the midnight sun event happening in June. Joining the already burgeoning line up will be many an Icelandic face such as The Glacier Mafia, The Vintage Caravan, The Vaginaboys, Teitur Magnússon and many many more. Just Announced: Rick Ross [US] Big Sean [US] Chaka Khan [US] Anderson .Paak…

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