Sónar Reykjavik 2015 - More Artists Added

December 14, 2014 at 3:22pm

More must-see Icelandic artists have been added to the Sónar Reykjavik line-up for 2015 alongside new international additions Jamie xx, Jimmy Edgar and Ryan Hemsworth! Read on to find out who is on the bill so far...

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Teitur Magnusson (Ojba Rasta) Releases Solo Debut

December 09, 2014 at 1:06pm

Ojba Rasta singer / guitarist Teitur Magnússon has just released his long-awaited solo debut, titled '27'. You know, the one we told you about way back in good old October? Do try to keep up.

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Vök Confirmed For By:Larm 2015

December 08, 2014 at 12:03pm

Those melodic electro-groovers Vök have joined the line-up for By:Larm 2015 - oh yes they have! They join a stonking bill also featuring fellow Icelanders Samaris. And there are more artists still to be revealed!

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Icelandic Music Awards Nominations Announced

December 05, 2014 at 2:46pm

The nominations for the Icelandic Music Awards have been unveiled, with Grísalappalísa, composer Anna Þorvaldsdóttir, Gus Gus, metal stars Skálmöld and jazzers ADHD and Sigurður Flosason among the artists up for multiple accolades.

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Amiina Christmas Countdown Is ON

December 05, 2014 at 1:21pm

Well, we'll be jingled! In case you hadn't noticed, Amiina's annual Christmas countdown is already underway, an advent calendar with a difference, indeed! This year, they tell us, the calendar has a little more continuity "instead of our usual chaotic collection of all sorts of stuff." Let's find out more, shall we? Grab that egg-nog and make like a snowman, we're going in.

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Kraumur Awards Shortlist Unveiled

December 04, 2014 at 5:50pm

The Krau­mur Mu­sic Fund has unveiled its list of their 20 best Ice­landic al­bums of the year. The annual Krau­mur list was compiled by a twenty-per­son com­mit­tee of Ice­landic mu­sic ex­perts. This makes up the short-list for the Kraumur Awards, taking place at the end of December.

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Magma: A brand new addition to the Nordic Playlist

December 01, 2014 at 3:55pm

Love the Nordic Playlist? Well, you'll love Magma - the new NP feature which invites us all on an adventure through the multifaceted landscape of sounds, aesthetics and modes of presentation inherent in the Nordic contemporary music scene.

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Björk To Publish Lavish 'Archives' Book

November 28, 2014 at 3:16pm

Good news for Björk fans! To accompany the Björk retrospective curated by New York's Museum Of Modern Art next Spring, the pop maverick herself has announced the release of a lavish new book, titled 'Björk: Archives', to be published on March 30th, 2015 via Thames and Hudson. The MoMA’s exhibit runs March 7th through June 7th, 2015.

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IMX on tour with... Samaris

November 28, 2014 at 1:03pm

How's life on the road? How does it feel to wake up in a different city every day? What do you do before shows? ...And most importantly: let us in on a few secrets about those ker-aaazy after-parties! We're pretty sure that most sentient beings not already currently engaged in the world of rock 'n' roll are keen to finally get answers to these burning questions. Well, there is light on the horizon - something special has arrived on our Tumblr, and that something is commonly known as a TOUR DIARY!

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