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Jónsi & Alex To Score US Series 'Manhattan'

April 24, 2014 at 10:46am

Jónsi & Alex - Sigur Rós front man Jónsi and artist Alex Somers - will be scoring WGN America's series 'Manhattan', Billboard has reported.

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Mono Town, Sólstafir & Kontinuum Receive Highest Kraumur Grants

April 16, 2014 at 2:44pm

Icelandic music fund Kraumur last week announced its list of bands and artists that will receive grants for projects taking part in 2014. Out of 131 applications, 13 projects were chosen and awarded a total of 7.3 million ISK.

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Iceland Airwaves - More Artists Added

April 15, 2014 at 12:29pm

Iceland Airwaves have added a raft of fresh talent to the festival bill - including Oyama, Beneath, Epic Rain and Kippi Kaninus to name but a few

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Svavar Knutur European Tour Dates

April 14, 2014 at 11:26am

Icelandic troubadour Svavar Knutur has announced a "really nice" extensive European tour, kicking off on 23rd April. There are also plans afoot for a North American stint in October. Nice indeed!

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Sigur Rós Cover Castamere On Game Of Thrones

April 09, 2014 at 11:06am

Well, we'd heard that Sigur Rós would be making an appearance on the fourth series of 'Game Of Thrones' but it has now been confirmed that this season will feature a cover of 'The Rains Of Castamere' theme by the Icelandic band.

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Momentum - New Album, Tour... And ROADBURN!

April 03, 2014 at 3:28pm

Icelandic prog-metal stalwarts Momentum are about to release their sophomore album 'The Freak is Alive'. To support the album they will embark on a short tour of Europe, starting with a performance at the prestigious Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands.

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Death Metallers Beneath Release Album

April 03, 2014 at 2:33pm

Icelandic death metal band Beneath will release their sophomore full length 'The Barren Throne' via Unique Leader on April 30th.

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Björk/Attenborough Release - Plus Biophilia Live Premiere

April 03, 2014 at 2:14pm

The acclaimed Channel 4 documentary 'When Björk Met Attenborough' is due for release on DVD and Blu-Ray on May 5th through One Little Indian. And as if that wasn't enough Björk-related excitement for one day, the concert film 'Björk: Biophilia Live' is to have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 26th.

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Aldrei Fór Ég Suður Line-Up Revealed!

April 02, 2014 at 4:57pm

The complete line-up of performers at this years Aldrei Fór Ég Suður (I Never Went South) Festival was revealed today at a press conference in the festival's home village of Ísafjörður in the one-of-a-kind West Fjords of Iceland. The festival takes place 18th - 19th of April.

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Roskilde Line-Up Announced

April 02, 2014 at 2:40pm

The line-up for the fabulous Roskilde Festival has been unveiled! Icelandic talent includes Samaris and Just Another Snake Cult.

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