Biggi Hilmars Track Featured In 'Madding Crowd' Trailer

May 03, 2015 at 8:15pm

'Ponds', the track by Icelandic composer / singer-songwriter Biggi Hilmars, is being featured on the trailer for the new movie of Thomas Hardy novel 'Far From The Madding Crowd', starring Carey Mulligan and Tom Sturridge. PLUS he has a new single out, AND is offering a limited free download of the newly released score to the documentary 'Impact'.

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Icelandic Rimur And More At Siglufjord's Folk Music Festival

April 29, 2015 at 12:04pm

The 16th Folk Music Festival in Siglufjord, North Iceland, will take place between 1st-5th July, featuring a line-up crammed with talent from the Nordic territories and beyond and, of course, a bevy of Icelandic folk artists performing in an idyllic setting.

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Vök, Sóley, Low Roar, Júníus For The Great Escape

April 20, 2015 at 4:39pm

It's the tenth birthday of the mighty Great Escape festival in Brighton - and helping them to celebrate will be the equally mighty Icelandic acts Vök, Sóley, Júníus Meyvant and Low Roar!

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Fufanu, Sisy Ey And More For New Saga Festival

April 20, 2015 at 3:41pm

We're excited to report that the line-up for Saga Fest, a brand new Icelandic arts and music festival, has been announced, and it's a stonker!

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Svavar Knútur Vinyl And Tour Dates

April 16, 2015 at 1:26pm

Folky Icelandic troubadour Svavar Knútur has exceeded the Karolina Fund crowd-funding goal (you can still support here!) he had set for the vinyl release of his solo back catalogue, and he is preparing to kick off a super-duper European tour.

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Worm Is Green Album Nominated For IMA

April 09, 2015 at 11:55am

Dreamy electro act Worm Is Green have been nominated for an Independent Music Award, and they need YOUR votes!

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Samaris European Tour Dates Announced

April 03, 2015 at 2:16pm

The tantalising trio Samaris have just revealed a clutch of European tour dates - and they'll also be rocking Seattle station KEXP with a live session on April 7th. As if that wasn't enough, they'll also be releasing their 'Silkidrangar Sessions' on May 25th.

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Ásgeir Harpa Show - Win Tickets + Flights!

April 01, 2015 at 8:34pm

Do you want to see Ásgeir play his biggest home turf show since he first released his smash album Dýrð í dauðaþögn? And do you want to win tickets, flights and accommodation so you can do just that? There can only be one answer to these questions. Yes and yes. Ok, that's technically two answers. Let's not get pedantic.

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Roskilde Festival Cometh! Kippi, Young Karin & More

March 30, 2015 at 11:17am

The legendary Roskilde Festival is but three months away - kicking off on June 27th - and top notch Icelandic stars Vök, Kippi Kaninus, Young Karin and the Vintage Caravan are on the incredible bill (which also includes Muse, Pharrell Williams and Sir Paul McCartney).

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