New Releases

Ben Frost - V A R I A N T

December 08, 2014 at 11:34am

Merry Frostmas! Acclaimed Iceland-based composer Ben Frost recently unveiled his new remix EP V A R I A N T on Pitchfork Advance.

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Muted - Special Place

December 04, 2014 at 6:22pm

Raftonar Records recently released 'Special Place', the beautifully-produced new EP by gifted Icelandic beatmaker Muted. Joining him on the EP is Samaris vocalist Jófridur Akadottir. The release also offers two remixes from Icelandic electro titans Ruxpin & M-Band. We know. WOW.

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Geislar - Containing The Dark

November 25, 2014 at 5:48pm

Hey you! Heard about Geislar? Of course you have. But if you missed our story on them over the summer, let us put you in the picture while you go to the back of the class in disgrace. Geislar is a supergroup of magnificent proportions, featuring some of the creme de la creme of Iceland's rich pool of alt / jazz talent, including members of Hjaltalin, Moses Hightower, ADHD and Hjálmar. And they have a new album out. Hooray!

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Steed Lord - 'Stutter'

November 06, 2014 at 3:21pm

LA-based Icelandic 'music and art collective' Steed Lord are back with another track, bringing some Reykjavik-by-way-of-Hollywood-style glitz and drama to these cold and gloomy days.

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Skálmöld - MED VÆTTUM

October 29, 2014 at 3:09pm

Viking metal gods Skálmöld will be releasing their third album MED VÆTTUM in November on Napalm Records. Devil-horn hand gestures aloft!

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Óbó Releases Debut On Morr Music

October 14, 2014 at 1:42pm

Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Óbó has decided to go solo! The sometime Sigur Rós keyboardist/percussionist's debut album 'Innhverfi' is out on German label Morr Music in November and let us tell you - it is mor(r)e than magical! (Sorry... )

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Ásgeir - 'In The Silence' (Deluxe Edition)

September 30, 2014 at 2:52pm

Ásgeir has announced the release of a deluxe edition of his Top 40 debut album, ‘In The Silence’, which will be available as a limited edition CD. The release date is Nov 24th 2014, via One Little Indian. A new four-track single - 'King and Cross' - will be released on November 17th. .

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Stereo Hypnosis - Morphic Ritual

September 12, 2014 at 10:23am

Well, it's certainly a lively time for top quality Icelandic electronica! Stereo Hypnosis have just released their fifth release - 'Morphic Ritual'. We think you're going to like it.

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M-Band - Haust

September 09, 2014 at 10:56am

We love M-Band's new album 'Haust', which has just been released on Raftonar Records - a beautiful record with hints of brooding yet ethereal James Blake-esque magic. It's quite frankly electro heaven!

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Snorri Sigurðarson - Vellir

August 28, 2014 at 11:21am

Listen up, hepcats! Jazz trumpeter Snorri Sigurðarson has released his debut solo album - 'Vellir'. The album comprises nine original jazz tracks, recorded at Sundlaugin Studio, and it's smokin' hot, daddy-o!

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