Roskilde Festival Cometh! Kippi, Young Karin & More

March 30, 2015 at 11:17am

The legendary Roskilde Festival is but three months away - kicking off on June 27th - and top notch Icelandic stars Vök, Kippi Kaninus, Young Karin and the Vintage Caravan are on the incredible bill (which also includes Muse, Pharrell Williams and Sir Paul McCartney).

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Sólstafir Nominated For Metal Hammer Award

March 26, 2015 at 1:35pm

Atmospheric rock legends Sólstafir have been nominated in The Best Underground Category for the 2015 Orange Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. They need YOUR votes to win!

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Nordic Music Video Awards Nominees Announced

March 25, 2015 at 12:39pm

The nominees for the second Nordic Music Video Awards have been announced - and Mammút, Uni Stefson, Pall Ivan frá Eiðum and FM Belfast are among the Icelandic nominations.

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Róa To Appear At Nordischer Klang

March 24, 2015 at 2:09pm

If you're heading to Nordischer Klang in May, you're in for a treat - representing Iceland at this Nordic extravaganza will be the atmospheric post-rockers Róa.

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Björk Added To Mega Iceland Airwaves Bill!

March 19, 2015 at 2:00pm

This year's Iceland Airwaves is shaping up to be more magnificent than ever - new additions to the line-up have been announced, including Sóley, John Grant and the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, MAMMUT, The Pop Group, Vök and... BJÖRK! You heard!

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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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