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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 go on sale today (15.9.14).

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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' Premieres 'Palme' - Plus Euro Dates

September 10, 2014 at 3:37pm

Ólöf Arnalds returns with brand new album 'Palme' via One Little Indian on 29th September, and the title track was recently premiered on NPR.

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Ja Ja Ja Club Nights Hit Berlin!

September 05, 2014 at 12:26pm

Berlin, what a treat you have in store! For after more than five years, 35 shows, an inaugural festival and hosting more than 120 bands in the UK’s capital, the immensely popular Ja Ja Ja club night is preparing to launch in Berlin! How fantastisch is that? PLUS Sóley and Sin Fang to perform at pre-launch party on September 24th.

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Asonat Premiere Debut Video On IMX

September 04, 2014 at 12:32pm

Roll up! IMX is proud to host the premiere of Asonat's much anticipated debut music video for the single 'Before It Was'.

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Jónsi & Alex Reveal Preview Of 'Manhattan' Score

September 04, 2014 at 9:00am

'What are Jónsi & Alex up to?' we hear you cry. Well, they've been busy working on a score for their first ever TV project - the WGN America series 'Manhattan'. Avid readers of the Iceland Music Export site would have known that already, of course...

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Iceland Airwaves - Final Artists Announced

September 02, 2014 at 12:20pm

The good people at Iceland Airwaves have just announced the final line-up for this year's festival, taking place in Reykjavík November 5-9. Read on to find out!

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M-Band Bound For Berlin Music Week

September 01, 2014 at 7:40pm

Emerging Icelandic 'nu-electronica' star M-Band has announced two shows at Berlin Music Week. M-Band, also known as Hörður Már Bjarnason, is a sometime member of Tonik and Nolo, but his profile is currently soaring - soaring, we tell you! - as a solo artist.

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