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New Music: HIMBRIM

This is a bit like Clean Bandit… Icelandic style. Check out here.


Review: Ágætis byrjun

Don’t you hate it when a reviewer, faced with something very odd but actually good, describes it using nonsense metaphors leaving you no clearer as to what on earth it’s like? 1,528 more words


album: mexico – gusgus

With possibly their best album in their 20-year career, Icelandic electronic band GusGus have a tall order trying to top Arabian Horse. It had the most cohesive whole of any of their albums, their most internationally viable soundscape, several great singles (“Over”, “Deep Inside”, “When Your Lover’s Gone” and “Arabian Horse” standing out in that regard) and the addition of singer Hogni Egilsson’s silky voice. 368 more words


Eine Liebe zur Musik...

Auf einmal stehst du da auf dem großen Platz beim Myrarboltinn, direkt vor dem kleinen Wagen aus dessen Lautsprechern Arcade Fire tönt. Du riechst Bratwurst, obwohl du weißt, dass es in Island keine Bratwurst gibt, höchstens Pylsur. 474 more words


Readers choice, top 10 Icelandic bands

Last week I posted 15 bands I thought you should know.  The response to that blog was somewhat incredible in my little blog world.  Some of you are very, VERY, angry individuals, both towards the bands chosen as well as the person who’d dare pick some and leave others out.  841 more words