News Tagged with “Music”

Rósenberg had been a music venue since 2004 but is now going to be turned into an Irish pub.

Two popular music venues in Reykjavik close down

9 Nov Rósenberg, located in Klapparstígur in central Reykjavik and Græna herbergið in Lækjargata, also in the city centre have recently closed down. The City of Reykjavik might look into giving support to music venues in the city to prevent them from closing down.

Ásgeir Trausti with the bottle, getting ready to board the helicopter.

Ásgeir drops "Album in a Bottle" in the ocean off Iceland

3 Nov A unique copy of a vinyl record by Icelandic songwriter and musician Ásgeir is now floating somewhere in the North Atlantic Iceland off the coast of Iceland.

The motorbike in Hvalfjörður tunnel.

Elliott Moss video shot in Iceland tunnel

19 Oct A motorcycle scene was shot last night in Hvalfjörður tunnel in West Iceland for a new video by US musician Elliot Moss.

Lana's "Hot new love interest" whom Egilsson plays in the new music video to "White Mustang."

Lana's Icelandic hearthrob makes waves as new video is released

14 Sep Eðvarð Egilsson has shot to fame playing the musician boyfriend of Lana Del Rey in her new video to sultry song White Mustang.

Eðvarð Egilsson is an Icelandic musician.

Icelander stars in Lana Del Rey's new video

11 Sep Musician Eðvarð Egilsson plays the leading role in a new music video by Lana Del Rey.

Dance with the Dead at Húrra tonight

24 Aug Dance With The Dead is a band consisted of two very close friends, Justin Pointer and Tony Kim, from California, USA. The band is known for their love to 70's and 80's sci-fi horror music, which is reflected in their tracks.

Hatari are a band that describe themselves as a political movement.

A diverse music festival in Reykjavik this weekend- admission free

13 Jul KexPort - a two day music festival organised by downtown Kex Hostel takes place in their backyard on Friday and Saturday featuring some of Iceland's brightest talents. Artists include JFDR, Hatari, Daði Freyr and Elli Grill.

Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann of  The Orb.

Electronic music festival featuring The Orb kicks off in Reykjavik tonight

6 Jul The Extreme Chill Festival begins in Reykjavik today. The headlining act is one of the world's most influential electronic outfits, The Orb, performing at Húrra in Reykjavik on Saturday.

Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir

Watch Icelandic musician Ásgeir’s 24h live recording session

5 Jul Icelandic singer/songwriter Ásgeir is right now in a studio where he will be recording as many 7“ vinyl records as he possibly can in 24 hours. The recording session is being broadcast live on Youtube.

Jamie xx in Iceland.

Music: "Iceland formed such a big part of our record"

28 Jun Iceland Monitor's exclusive interview with Jamie xx of British band The xx. Their upcoming music festival at Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland, called Night x Day has just been cancelled due to environmental reasons.

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The silence in remote Icelandic village a relief

18 Jun Two American artists met in an Art residency in a small village in North Iceland, they ended up collaborating on a video, featuring pictures from one and music from the other.

The xx at Skógarfoss waterfall in Iceland.

Day passes for The xx's Night + Day Iceland music festival now for sale

12 Jun The much anticipated Night and Day festival organised by The xx at Skógarfoss waterfall in South Iceland in July is now offering the option of a day pass to the festival.

This is not the first concert held on top of Esja.

Concert tonight at the top of Reykjavik‘s mt. Esja

9 Jun There’s a concert tonight close to the top of mt. Esja, one of Reykjavik’s landmarks. The artists performing are some of the biggest names in Iceland’s hip hop scene. There are two ways to get to the concert, hike or take the helicopter.

Till Lindemann singer of Rammstein

Iceland’s Minister of Health supports Rammstein at epic Iceland concert

22 May Minister for Health Óttar Proppé is also the front man for metal band HAM, who supported German metal band Rammstein at a concert in Reykjavik on Saturday night.

Minister of Health and heavy-metal band member Óttar Proppé.

Iceland's Health Minister supports Rammstein at upcoming Reykjavik concert

16 May German heavy metal band Rammstein will be performing in Iceland next Saturday. The warm-up band is none other than Icelandic heavy metal band HAM, fronted by the new Minister of Health, Óttar Proppé.

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