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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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Ólafur Arnalds Reveals 'The Chopin Project'

February 09, 2015 at 4:21pm

Award-winning Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds has premiered the first song from his new album 'The Chopin Project' - a collaboration with German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott - on The Line Of Best Fit.

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Of Monsters And Men Announce Dates

February 05, 2015 at 1:53pm

Hallelujah! Of Monsters And Men are BACK and they've announced a slew of tour dates that take the band from New Jersey to Niigata.

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Icelandic Composers Selected For UNM Festival

February 04, 2015 at 1:11pm

The board of the Icelandic division of UNM (Ung Nordisk Musik Festival) has announced which distinguished young Icelandic composers have been selected to be featured at UNMl, taking place in September 2015 in Helsinki.

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FALK Brings KRAKKKBOT To UK For Debut Show

February 04, 2015 at 12:58pm

Gosh, that's a lot of Ks in one headline. Anyway, on Friday 13th February (lucky for some!), the Icelandic art and Music collective FALK will be travelling to London to present experimental electronic musician KRAKKKBOT at the Power Lunches venue in Hackney. This will be KRAKKKBOT's UK debut show.

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Wacken Metal Battle Iceland 2015 - Apply Now!

January 29, 2015 at 1:58pm

Application round for Wacken Metal Battle Iceland 2015 is now open! The music festival Wacken Open Air in Northern Germany is one of the biggest and most respected festivals in metal.

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