Iceland Airwaves - Final Artists Announced

September 02, 2014 at 12:20pm

The good people at Iceland Airwaves have just announced the final line-up for this year's festival, taking place in Reykjavík November 5-9. Read on to find out!

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M-Band Bound For Berlin Music Week

September 01, 2014 at 7:40pm

Emerging Icelandic 'nu-electronica' star M-Band has announced two shows at Berlin Music Week. M-Band, also known as Hörður Már Bjarnason, is a sometime member of Tonik and Nolo, but his profile is currently soaring - soaring, we tell you! - as a solo artist.

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Samaris Announce More Live Dates

August 28, 2014 at 11:10am

Ethereal Icelandic sensation Samaris have added three more dates with The Acid to their September itinerary, including a show at London's Oval Space on September 10th.

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Reykjavik Takes New York With New Rock Opera

August 22, 2014 at 1:09pm

Icelandic songwriter Ívar Páll Jónsson has been getting plenty of well-deserved attention for his quirky rock-opera album, 'Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter', not least because its accompanying off-Broadway musical has just started its run at the Minetta Lane theatre in New York.

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Momentum Sign Record Deal With Dark Essence

August 22, 2014 at 12:31pm

Progressive Icelandic metal kings Momentum have signed a record deal with the mighty Dark Essence Records, and the label will soon be releasing the band's sophomore album 'The Freak Is Alive' (release date TBA).

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Valgeir Sigurðsson Guests On Puzzle Muteson Release

August 18, 2014 at 11:33am

The latest release from Icelandic label Bedroom Community is from the maverick Puzzle Muteson, whose new album 'Theatrics' also features his label-mates composer Valgeir Sigurðsson and Nico Muhly.

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Iceland Airwaves At Reeperbahn Festival

August 16, 2014 at 1:17pm

Samaris, Berndsen and Lay Low are appearing at the Iceland Airwaves Showcase taking place at Hamburg's Reeperbahn festival on September 19th. Plus... The Knife to appear at Iceland Airwaves!

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Björk: Biophilia Live Film Hits Screens

August 15, 2014 at 12:20pm

The hotly anticipated 'Björk: Biophilia Live' documentary film, which captures the thrilling Biophilia show, will begin a series of premiere screenings worldwide from September 5th, kicking off at Reykjavik's gorgeous cinema Bio Paradis. Björk: Biophilia Live will also be presented as the Sonic Gala at this year’s London Film Festival at the British Film Institute. Björk will attend the UK Premiere with directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton on Thursday 9 October at the Odeon West End.

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Högni (Gus Gus / Hjaltalín) Curates Nordic Playlist

August 14, 2014 at 11:02am

The latest Nordic Playlist has been curated by none other than Iceland's own Högni Egilsson, the multi-talented singer/musician of Hjaltalín and Gus Gus fame.

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Oyama Recording Debut Album With Pétur Ben

August 06, 2014 at 4:50pm

Those lovely shoe-gazing alt-popsters Oyama have just released their 'I Wanna' EP in Japan on Imperial Records, and are now recording their debut album. The producer? None other than the excellent Pétur Ben. Jolly good show!

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