Icelandic Stars Rock Synch Tank / Made In Iceland Event

May 16, 2015 at 2:11pm

Top Icelandic artists Samaris, GusGus' Högni Egilsson, Retro Stefson and Hermigervill rocked the Made In Iceland events in Los Angeles last month to mark the collaboration between Iceland Music Export, music catalogue management and licensing power house Synchtank and Icelandic software company OZ.

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Fufanu Unveil London Shows + 'Adjust To The Light' EP

May 13, 2015 at 1:34pm

Rising stars Fufanu have announced a string of London shows in June, including a headline at the super cool Birthdays leading up to their support slot with Blur at Hyde Park.

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'Cycle' Brings Classical Music & More To Kópavogur

May 12, 2015 at 2:31pm

We're excited to learn of a brand new festival - The Cycle Music And Art Festival, taking place August 13-16th in Kópavogur, Iceland. The line-up is international and diverse, and the whole shebang 'builds on the foundations laid by The Icelandic Chamber Music Festival, which will run in parallel (or in 'tandem' if you like. Sorry. Bike joke) with Cycle. The idea is to encourage young, classically trained musicians to engage with contemporary art, new music, interdisciplinary work and sustainability, thus creating a cycle.

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Nordic Playlist Launches Radio Bar At Berlin Festival

May 06, 2015 at 5:07pm

The next Nordic Playlist Radio Bar will take place in Berlin between the 30th - 31st May in collaboration with Berlin Festival. As before there will be a bevy of live performances including an appearance from our very own GusGus.

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Iceland Creates World's 'Most Wanted' Music

May 06, 2015 at 4:52pm

Well, here's a howdy-do! Iceland apparently creates 'the most wanted music in the world', according to audio fingerprinting service / 'song-picking puppet master' The Echo Nest! Naturally, WE knew that all along...

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HAM, Samaris, GusGus & More For Secret Solstice

May 05, 2015 at 10:53am

Well, it seems as if we've only just emerged from winter, but Iceland's Secret Solstice festival is next month already! Taking place between 19-21 June for the summer solstice, it's a three-day party on which the sun never sets. The line-up rocks too. Read on!

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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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Of Monsters and Men Reveal Tour Dates & New Song!

April 28, 2015 at 3:16pm

The super duper group(er) Of Monsters and Men have announced details of their upcoming tour. Those Londoners among you who are kicking themselves for missing out on tickets to their London show in June will be pleased to know there is another chance to see them when they return in November. Hurrah!

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