Iceland Airwaves 2014 - IMX Staff Highlights!

November 12, 2014 at 4:00pm

We've recovered from the Brennivin, our wind-chapped lips have healed and the sugar highs caused by all of that liquorice have levelled out sufficiently for us to report back on our Iceland Airwaves experience this year. We're not going to beat around the bush, chums; we've collated a list of our highlights. And here they are!

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Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Long-Awaited 'Aerial' Takes Flight

November 12, 2014 at 1:26pm

Esteemed composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir has released her long-awaited album 'Aerial' on Deutsche Grammophon / Universal Music Classics.

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Lily The Kid Release Debut EP - Free Download Alert!

November 07, 2014 at 3:29pm

Reykjavik electro-newcomers Lily The Kid have released their debut EP, titled 'Mainland', to coincide with Iceland Airwaves and the release is currently available for free download at!

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Iceland Erupts at Eurosonic! Final Icelandic Artists Revealed!

November 07, 2014 at 10:40am

The complete list of Icelandic acts to perform at Eurosonic 2015 has now been unveiled. A clutch of truly diverse Icelandic artists - ranging from electronica to pop to Viking metal - will be at the heart of the Iceland Erupts campaign for Eurosonic Noorderslag. PLUS the final Icelandic act, which was kept from us at last week's press conference, has now been revealed. Read on to find out the confirmed artistes!

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Kimono Join US Label, Release Vinyl 7-Inch 'Specters'

November 06, 2014 at 1:01pm

Veteran Icelandic proggers Kimono have signed up with brand new Boston-based label Theory Of Whatever Records. Kimono are in fact the first band to join the roster, and we are excited that they are releasing their dazzling new single 'Specters' on 7-inch vinyl on November 11th in the US and RIGHT NOW in Iceland, to coincide with the Iceland Airwaves jamboree.

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Oyama Album 'Coolboy' Out Now!

November 05, 2014 at 10:34am

Behold! Oyama's long-awaited debut album 'Coolboy' is finally out, and it streamed exclusively on for Iceland Airwaves week, just as it hit the shelves in 12 Tónar. Dreamy!

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Muck Sign To Prosthetic Records - New Album On Way!

November 04, 2014 at 11:14am

Icelandic hardcore kings Muck have signed to US label Prosthetic Records, and a brand new album is due out in 2015. Rejoice!

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Ja Ja Ja Festival: Final Details Announced

October 31, 2014 at 2:32pm

Final details of the second Ja Ja Ja Festival have been announced today! A menu inspired by Emiliana Torrini? Punk rock sandwiches? The Nordic Music Video Awards? Be still, our beating hearts! Yes, dear old London town will be treated to the best and most innovative Nordic music, food and film between November 13th-15th and the complete bill is looking HOT.

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Lay Low Reveals Video + Live Dates With Ásgeir

October 26, 2014 at 6:57pm

Listen up, fans of the sensuous bluesy songstress Lay Low! (That's all of you, right? Right!) The singer-songwriter has recently unveiled her intimate self-made video for the song 'One Of Those Nights' AND she's just announced a clutch of dates supporting Asgeir across Europe. You heard!

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