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Vintage Caravan For Wacken Metal Battle

March 18, 2015 at 1:56pm

The Vintage Caravan will be appearing as special guests at the Wacken Metal Battle this year, which takes place in the Norðurljós hall at Harpa, Saturday 11th April. Tickets are now available!

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Lay Low Curates Nordic Playlist

March 11, 2015 at 4:45pm

In celebration of International Women's Day last week (March 8th), the superb singer-songwriter Lay Low curated an excellent Nordic Playlist in advance of her new album,'Talking About The Weather', due internationally on April 23rd. The playlist features herself, Sóley and Emiliana Torrini amongst others excellent Nordic artistes.

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Árstíðir Release 'Hvel' Thanks To Kickstarter Backers

March 10, 2015 at 3:31pm

The excellent vocal group Árstíðir (of ‘heavenly a cappella singing in train station’ fame) have released their third album ‘Hvel’. It was funded entirely by Kickstarter backers and features a fresh new slant.

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Legend Joins Orb, Killing Joke, Peter Hook For Eurorock

March 10, 2015 at 11:12am

The mighty LEGEND is on the bill for the upcoming Belgian cult electro/industrial festival EUROROCK, which takes place May 14-16th. Also on the stonking line-up are The Orb, Peter Hook and the Light and Killing Joke! Amazing!

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Björk Returns To Manchester For Vulnicura Show

March 06, 2015 at 1:00pm

While New York City basks in Björk fever thanks to her stunning retrospective at MOMA, the city of Manchester is preparing to host the singer's first European 'Vulnicura' show this summer at the Manchester International Festival. Björk famously made the live debut of her hit album 'Biophilia' at the MIF in 2011.

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Of Monsters And Men Announce New Album!

March 05, 2015 at 1:00pm

Ahoy there, Of Monsters And Men fans! The group have lifted the lid on their NEW ALBUM 'Beneath The Skin', a lyric video for the first single and MORE tour dates. Get your diary out (diary! So old school) and see if any of the shows will hit a town near you.

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ATP Iceland - New Line-Up Additions

March 03, 2015 at 12:24pm

All Tomorrow's Parties have announced the new line-up additions for the third edition of ATP Iceland festival in 2015, held at the former US Air Force base Ásbrú in Keflavík near Reykjavík, 2-4 July. Grísalappalísa, Valdimar and Oyama are among the Icelandic acts joining the stellar bill!

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Ólöf Arnalds Single On Way Plus Tour Dates!

February 28, 2015 at 2:11pm

Ólöf Arnalds has a brand new single, titled 'Hypnose', scheduled for release on March 24th on One Little Indian. The magical singer-songwriter also has a slew of tour dates coming up. Read on...

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Ja Ja Ja! Dísa For London, Berndsen For Berlin!

February 24, 2015 at 7:19pm

Beardy synth king Berndsen will hit Ja Ja Ja Berlin on March 12th, while Icelandic avant-pop singer-songwriter Dísa will be heading to London to make her Ja Ja Ja debut at the famous Nordic club night at The Lexington on March 26th!

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Nordic Affect Sign With Sono Luminus - Album On Way

February 24, 2015 at 6:21pm

The fabulous chamber ensemble Nordic Affect just signed a contract with Sono Luminus and a new album, featuring the work of composers including Hafdis Bjarnadottir, Anna Thorvalds and more, is on its way in July!

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