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Stafrænn Hákon Go Minimal For Eighth Album

October 01, 2014 at 6:52pm

Lo-fi post-rockers Stafrænn Hákon have unveiled their eighth album 'Kælir Varðhund', and admit it's something of a departure from their previous output.

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Black Metallers Svartidauði Play Roadburn Event

September 25, 2014 at 1:10pm

Black Metal stars Svartidauði have been confirmed to appear at Houses of the Holistic: a Roadburn Festival event curated by two Viking metal legends - Enslaved composer / guitarist Ivar Bjørnson's and Wardruna's Einar “Kvitrafn” Selvik.

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Samaris Among First Five By:Larm Acts Announced

September 25, 2014 at 12:52pm

Samaris have been announced as one of the first five acts to appear at By:Larm 2015 in the fabulous city of Oslo, Norway. Read on for more details!

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Fufanu Sign To One Little Indian, Support Damon Albarn

September 19, 2014 at 12:49pm

Fufanu have been snapped up by the One Little Indian label (Björk, Samaris), and are readying their debut single 'Circus Life' for the New Year. The artists formerly known as Captain Fufanu will also be supporting Damon Albarn at his sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall on November 16th.

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Möller Records Artists Perform At Días Nordicos

September 19, 2014 at 12:40pm

Top Icelandic electronica label Möller Records will be showcasing a raft of artists - including Steve Sampling and Skurken - at the Días Nordicos (Nordic Days) festival in Madrid, Spain on September 27th.

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Dad Rocks! New Video And Dates

September 16, 2014 at 10:38am

Dad Rocks! - aka Snævar Njáll Albertsson - has unveiled a brand new video to accompany the single 'Peers' from the album 'Year Of The Flesh'. To create the video, Albertsson proclaims he "ripped off Dylan's 'Subterranean Homesick Blues'...

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Björk / Sigur Rós Celebrated In Sydney

September 15, 2014 at 11:33am

Björk has been celebrated in song by the Sydney Chamber Choir with The Idea of North for 'Going Björk' at the Sydney Recital Hall in Australia.'Going Björk is a brand new collaborative work directed by Paul Stanhope and Naomi Crellin.

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Emiliana Torrini To Headline Ja Ja Ja Festival

September 15, 2014 at 8:06am

Big news! The fabulous Emiliana Torrini will be headlining the second Ja Ja Ja Festival in London this November, it has been announced. Fellow Icelandic groovers Low Roar and Fufanu are also on the bill. Tickets are on sale.

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Premieres Icelandic Works

September 10, 2014 at 3:56pm

Hear ye! The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra will be playing an all-Icelandic program at their concert 'Hear & Now: New Icelandic Voices' at City Hall, Glasgow on 4th of October.

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Ólöf Arnalds: 'Palme', Euro Dates + Nordic Playlist!

September 10, 2014 at 3:37pm

Ólöf Arnalds returns with brand new album 'Palme' via One Little Indian on 29th September - the title track recently being premiered on NPR - and she has a clutch of European tour dates up her sleeve.

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