VÖK To Rock Ja Ja Ja Vienna

January 27, 2015 at 4:33pm

The fabulous Ja Ja Ja club night heads to Vienna on 30th January, and coming along for the ride are some of the hottest acts emerging from the Nordic region, including Icelandic hot property VÖK, fresh from their triumphant Eurosonic shows. Yes indeed!

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Berlin X Reykjavík - A Mighty Coalition Is Announced!

January 27, 2015 at 4:12pm

Behold! The much-loved Extreme Chill Festival and legendary Berlin festival XJazz have announced the co-operation of the two festivals, culminating in a two-fold extravaganza by the name of 'Berlin X Reykjavík'. The events take place respectively in RVK between 26-28 February and Berlin between 5-7 March.

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Sónar Reykjavík - Full Programme Announced

January 26, 2015 at 1:49pm

Are you ready to 'part-ay', as they say? Well, you'd better GET ready, because Sónar Reykjavík 2015 (12-14th February) is nearly here, and the full festival programme and concert schedule has just been announced.

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Muted Premieres 'Special Place' Video On IMX

January 26, 2015 at 12:40pm

The mighty Muted has made a glorious video for 'Special Place', and we are proud to premiere it right here on IMX.

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Iceland Music Export Seeks New Intern!

January 26, 2015 at 10:06am

Fancy coming over to Iceland to work with Icelandic musicians and festivals? Well, you may be in luck! We at IMX are looking for a music-loving intern with excellent spoken / written English to join our team from April 1st 2015 here in Reykjavík. IMX (Iceland Music Export) shares an office space with the Music Information Center, Iceland Airwaves and various freelancers working in the music industry.

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Fura Confirmed For By:Larm

January 22, 2015 at 1:55pm

The latest Icelandic name confirmed for the upcoming By:Larm extravaganza in Oslo is the fabulous Fura, a project combining the talents of vocalist Björt Sigfinnsdóttir and production duo Hallur Jónsson and Janus Rasmussen (Bloodgroup).

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Björk: 'Vulnicura' Details And NYC Dates

January 20, 2015 at 12:00am

Björk's new album, the follow-up to the 2011 smash 'Biophilia', will be titled 'Vulnicura' and will be released within the next 24 hours! The star is working with British producer The Haxan Cloak on this, the follow-up to 2011 smash 'Biophilia'. Björk has also just announced a clutch of New York live shows, including two nights at Carnegie Hall.

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Eurosonic / Iceland Erupts Is A Stonking Success!

January 19, 2015 at 12:58pm

As you will have gathered if you're following us on Facebook or Twitter, Iceland Erupts at Eurosonic Noorderslag was a real success. It was an honour for Iceland to be selected as the focus country for 2015 and the artists certainly rose to the occasion!

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Eurosonic: Sigur Rós' Orri Appears With Mammút

January 15, 2015 at 10:19pm

Sigur Rós drummer Orri Páll Dýrason hit the stage with Mammút earlier this evening (Thursday January 15th) for their storming Eurosonic: Iceland Erupts performance in Groningen.

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Jóhann Jóhannsson Up For An Oscar!

January 15, 2015 at 3:06pm

What a year 2015 is turning out to be for Jóhann Jóhannsson - within days of receiving a Golden Globe for his score for Hollywood movie 'The Theory Of Everything', the composer has just been nominated for an Academy Award! This makes him the first Icelander to be nominated for an Oscar.

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