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Árstíðir Team Up With Kitty Von-Sometime

August 06, 2014 at 1:43pm

Following the incredible success of their Kickstarter fundraiser, Icelandic band Árstíðir have teamed up with visual artist Kitty Von-Sometime to produce a collaborative art project in a bid to fulfil one of their stretch goals. (When the campaign ended on May 26, more than three times the amount of the primary goal was reached. Now that's what we call people power.)

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Support Futuregrapher's Karolina Fund Project

August 05, 2014 at 2:32pm

Wallets at the ready! The excellent Futuregrapher has launched a Karolina Fund campaign to bring his next album to light. Other artists awaiting your bucks include Boogie Trouble and Þoka! Get involved!

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Ólafur Arnalds Guests On Hugar Debut

August 01, 2014 at 1:53pm

If you’re a fan of gentle cinematic soundscapes you should keep an eye on the newly formed duo Hugar. Their eponymous debut album features none other than Ólafur Arnalds on drums and is guaranteed to bring a sweetly wistful quality to your record / mp3 collection.

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Ólöf Arnalds Readies Fourth Album 'Palme'

August 01, 2014 at 11:46am

The magical Ólöf Arnalds is preparing to unveil her fourth album 'Palme' via One Little Indian on 29th September. Plus the lady herself has just announced a clutch of UK tour dates. Hurrah!

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Of Monsters And Men Release Lyric Videos

July 28, 2014 at 4:09pm

The much-loved Of Monsters And Men are celebrating over 100 million YouTube views of their video for 'Little Talks' in a rather unusual way...

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Middle Earth and Minimalism - Introducing Heiðrik!

July 28, 2014 at 1:36pm

New to our ears is the music of Iceland-based Faroese singer, songwriter and producer Heiðrik, who has just released his debut single 'Maria's Donkey', a collaboration with multi-award winning composer Rosabella Gregory. Expect sonic elegance, minimalism and a glimpse into a singular world conjured by Heiðrik alone. Some have described the sound as 'Gotye doing a Lars Von Trier soundtrack'. Others have compared it to a musical 'Middle Earth' (Indie Shuffle). Holy hobbit-holes, Batman! PLUS He's now working with Bloodgroup producer Janus Rasmussen on a raft of new material. It's all go. We tracked down the man himself for an explanation.

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Roll Up For Reykjavik Jazz Festival

July 25, 2014 at 2:45pm

Another special date in the Icelandic musical calendar is just around the corner - this time it's the Reykjavik Jazz Festival, which takes place across the city between 14-20 August.

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M-Band Releases New Album 'Haust'

July 25, 2014 at 12:00am

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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New Icelandic Supergroup Unveil First Song

July 24, 2014 at 9:55am

We are getting rather excited here at IMX because we've just heard that some of our all time favourite Icelandic artists have come together as a supergroup by the name of Geislar, and they have a spiffing new song out to boot which YOU (well, and everyone else) can download for FREE.

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Summer Festival Round Up!

July 14, 2014 at 7:13pm

Music festivals are one of our favourite things about summertime, and as we have more than a few of them here in Iceland it’s time to look back on those that are (sadly) already over, but also to give you a preview of the festivals that are about to happen...

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