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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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Megas To Perform With Grísalappalísa At Innipúkinn

July 25, 2014 at 7:12pm

You'd better sit down for this. Not only is the awesome Innipúkinn Festival taking place in Reykjavik from 1st-3rd August, featuring a staggering 32 Icelandic bands, the legendary enigma of Icelandic music that is Megas will be appearing, with Grísalappalísa as his backing band.You heard!

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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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Twelve Hour Music Marathon At KEX Hostel, RVK!

July 16, 2014 at 11:25pm

Listen up, if you're in Reykjavik! (And even if you aren't.) The beloved KEX Hostel & KEXLand, in collaboration with KEXP, are holding a block party at KEX hostel on July 19th. The show will start at noon and end at midnight and will feature twelve bands in total - one per hour. Ghostigital, Dimma, kimono, 1860, Reykjavíkurdætur, Kött Grá Pjé, Low Roar, Pétur Ben are among those performing.

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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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Gæran Festival Returns To Rock!

July 10, 2014 at 11:52am

Good news for music-lovers planning to travel north this summer: the Gæran Festival will be held again from the 14th-16th August in Sauðárkrókur, a small city in the north of Iceland, and it promises to be a rock-tastic affair!

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Iceland Airwaves Nordic Playlist!

July 09, 2014 at 11:58am

We're already excited about the forthcoming Iceland Airwaves (November 5th-9th), but to get us even more in the mood, festival marketing manager Kamilla Ingibergsdottir has curated the latest Nordic Playlist!

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