Kraumur Awards 2016 :: Nominations

The Kraumur Music Award nominations have been released, the list contains 25 releases from Icelandic acts from 2016 that deserve a jolly good listening too. Kraumur is a very prestigious and coveted set of awards, now in it's ninth year. The independent award board is specifically looking for excellence in quality, ambition and originality. The judges listened to 176 albums…

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Iceland Airwaves :: A Tale Of 2 Cities :: Akureyri Calling!

Iceland Airwaves is making some big changes, and it's all good news! They are incorporating another Icelandic city into the fold...This can only mean one thing... ROADTRIP! Akureyri, in North Iceland, will be playing a larger role in next year’s Iceland Airwaves music festival. The tentative plans are to assign two or three venues to the festival, with…

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SURPRISE! New Bang Gang Track :: Dive into the Deep Blue Sea (feat. Esther Talia)

Barði Bang Gang is a deeply mysterious creature, full of surprises... He just did a sneak release of a new track called 'Dive into the Deep Blue Sea' (feat. Esther Talia) and it is very beautiful and dreamy indeed. We understand very little about the tracks origin however a little bird told us that it is the final…

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Sónar RVK First Announce :: De La Soul + GusGus+ Emmsjé Gauti, Aron Can & Kött Grá Pje ++

First Announce vibes! How to get rid of the winter blues! Harpa Concert Hall in downtown Reykjavik will once again host next years addition of Sónar Reykjavik over February 16-18. Fatboy Slim is dusting off his mothballs and will be headlining the festival's closing night at the SonarClub stage. Other international headline acts announced are electronic live show maestros…

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Inferno Metal Festival Dedicates Whole Day To Icelandic Metal

Inferno Metal Festival is the longest running and most extreme metal festival in Norway, and, arguably one of the most important extreme metal festivals in the world. They are presenting a very special event during their April edition of the Metal Festival where John Dee will be dedicated to the rising black metal scene in Iceland for one…

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Video Premiere :: FURA :: DAYDREAM

We are super excited to present the world premiere of the latest video from the electronic artist FURA for her track 'Daydream'. We spoke to FURA about the video and get ready tear up; "Today is the day where my family dog will be put to sleep. We have had her for 12 years. She has cancer and…

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Iceland Airwaves Wrap Up :: Winners & Grinners

Iceland Airwaves is done and dusted for another year. The hangovers are slowly clearing and people are getting back to their routines... ah, we at IMX are already missing the festival. Here is a small video recap of the bands and artists we found milling around the streets of the festival. There was a lot of press in…

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IMX Does Iceland Airwaves 2016

It's began! Hello Iceland Airwaves, our favourite week of the year! Check our socials for daily videos of things we get up to over the festival. Here is a quick snippet before the event begins proper... Iceland vs Ireland in a muso friendly 5-a-side football match! Featuring members from bands including Mammút, Fufanu, Samaris, Tófa and more... Iceland…

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IMX Presents Music Nonference 2016

We are very excited to be presenting the second Music Nonference during this years Iceland Airwaves Festival. Nonference will feature leaders in their fields, discussions and master-classes on topics within the music industry that really did deep, and hopefully provide some interesting info and general enlightenment. All the panels are open to any Iceland Airwaves wristband holders. We…

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Bedroom Community 10th Anniversary Party @ Eldborg, Harpa

This is a big year for the Bedroom Community label/collective. The influential record label is celebrating it's 10th year anniversary of releasing music. What better way to celebrate a big milestone than have a big old party with the whole gang?! Iceland Airwaves is hosting said party with unique off venue sessions as well as a special collaborative…

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