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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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Iceland at Jazzahead Bremen!

April 21, 2015 at 1:14pm

IMX is heading to Bremen this week for the annual jazz showcase festival Jazzahead! 5 Icelandic jazz artists will attend the festival; ADHD, K-Trio, Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio, Stefán S. Stefánsson and Björn Thoroddsen.

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Vök, Sóley, Low Roar, Júníus For The Great Escape

April 20, 2015 at 4:39pm

It's the tenth birthday of the mighty Great Escape festival in Brighton - and helping them to celebrate will be the equally mighty Icelandic acts Vök, Sóley, Júníus Meyvant and Low Roar, and these fine artists will be performing at a 'matinee' showcase courtesy of Iceland Airwaves Festival.

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Fufanu, Sisy Ey And More For New Saga Festival

April 20, 2015 at 3:41pm

We're excited to report that the line-up for Saga Fest, a brand new Icelandic arts and music festival, has been announced, and it's a stonker!

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Sóley Tour - Plus Pre-Order 'Ask The Deep'!

April 16, 2015 at 5:38pm

The magical Sóley has unveiled a run of upcoming tour dates - which include a performance at The Great Escape. You can also pre-order her suitably enigmatic-sounding new album 'Ask The Deep'! What a time to be alive!

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