Icelandic Music Awards Winners 2015

February 22, 2015 at 12:12pm

Magnificent metal maestros Skálmöld were the big winners of this year's Icelandic Music Awards, scooping three well deserved accolades, while Jóhann Jóhannsson, Daniel Bjarnason, Mono Town, Júníus Meyvant and Prins Póló walked away with two gongs each - clear some space on the mantelpiece, chaps!

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Sóley Hits The Road - New Album On Way

February 20, 2015 at 9:32am

Sóley will be heading out on tour in March, kicking off her live dates for the year - and April sees the celebrated singer-songwriter touring Japan with her old Seabear cohort Sin Fang. '

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Fufanu To Support The Vaccines / Blur

February 19, 2015 at 5:34pm

British indie rockers The Vaccines have confirmed that the fabulous Fufanu will be supporting them on their forthcoming Spring tour. In addition to this, Fufanu are also among the stellar acts opening for Blur at the British Summer Time Festival in London's Hyde Park on June 20th.

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Ólafur Arnalds' New Video Revealed

February 19, 2015 at 5:19pm

Ólafur Arnalds' brand new video for the song 'Reminiscence', one of his collaborations with German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott for 'The Chopin Project', has been unveiled, and it's powerful stuff.

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VÖK To Rock Nordic Playlist Radio Bar At By:Larm

February 18, 2015 at 12:18pm

The Nordic Playlist Radio Bar is hosting a two day celebration of Nordic music and radio at the 2015 edition of by:Larm in Oslo next month. The event will feature top notch broadcasters and live performances from the hottest (or coolest) artists across the Nordic territories. Representing Iceland? None other than VÖK!

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Nominees For Nordic Music Prize Announced

February 12, 2015 at 10:53am

The Nordic Playlist have presented the 12 nominated albums for the Phonofile Nordic Music Prize in a specially curated feature. The Icelandic nominees are... Prinspóló and Pink Street Boys! The prize will be presented at by:larm 2015.

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Futuregrapher For Tallinn Music Week

February 10, 2015 at 12:11pm

Electro-king Futuregrapher will be representing Iceland at the upcoming Tallinn Music Week, which takes place in the gorgeous Estonian city during the last weekend of March.

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Ben Frost Scores Hit Series 'Fortitude'

February 09, 2015 at 7:55pm

Iceland-based minimalist composer and Bedroom Community stalwart Ben Frost has composed the music for 'Fortitude', the brand new Sky Atlantic / Pivot series starring Stanley Tucci and Christopher Eccleston.

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Iceland Symphony Orchestra Presents Tectonics 2015

February 09, 2015 at 4:36pm

The fourth annual Tectonics Reykjavik Festival, (Thursday April 16; Friday April 17, 2015) brings together revolutionary composers and legendary musicians from four continents in a two-day marathon, programmed by conductor and creative polymath, Ilan Volkov. There's a fabulous programme confirmed, including appearances from Anna Thorvaldsdottir and the up-and-coming Bergrún Snæbjörnsdóttir.

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