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

A diverse music festival in Reykjavik this weekend- admission free

13 Jul 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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.

The xx at Skógarfoss waterfall in Iceland.

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

12 Jun 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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.

Skógafoss is one of Iceland's most beautiful waterfalls.

The xx organise music festival at Icelandic waterfall

11 May 2017 British band The xx announced a music festival they're hosting called Night + Day at Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland recently. It now appears that the district council refused permission for the festival to take place.

Glowie performing at the recent Sónar Reykjavik music festival.

Icelandic artist Glowie signs deal with Columbia

24 Mar 2017 Icelandic music newcomer Sara Pétursdóttir, otherwise known as Glowie, has signed a huge contract with Columbia records. This is one of the largest music deals made by an Icelandic artist.

Sacrifice seeks to push boundaries and combines art, music and dance.

Artists Matthew Barney, Ragnar Kjartansson and Gabríela Friðriksdóttir unite for Sacrifice

15 Mar 2017 On Thursday the Iceland Dance Company will premiere an ambitious work by choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir and her musician partner Valdimar Jóhannsson. Five separate pieces make up "Sacrifice", a celebration of modern rituals.

Jófríður Ákadóttir in a video for her song Instant Patience.

Icelandic musician to watch for 2017: Jófríður Ákadóttir

15 Mar 2017 Björk has named her as her number one inspiration and in January, The Line of Best Fit voted for her as the artists to watch for 2017. Jófríður Ákadóttir, member of Samaris, Gangly and Pascal Pinon, has launched an astounding solo project called JFDR.

Svala and her team answer questions following her win at Iceland's preliminary contest on Rúv last night.

Svala sings Iceland's entry to the Eurovision song contest

12 Mar 2017 "I really believed in this song and I knew that I could stand with it however this contest turned out," says Svala Björgvinsdóttir. Her song Paper was voted to be Iceland's entry to the Eurovision song contest in Kiev in May.

Principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir,at the ISO.

Dark Music Days in Reykjavik begin today

24 Jan 2017 Dark Music Days festival has for decades been one of the main venues for contemporary Icelandic music. For this year's festival, the Iceland Symphony Orchestra teams up with Daníel Bjarnason and its principal violist, Þórunn Ósk Marinósdóttir, for an exciting and varied programme.

Henrik Baldvin Björnsson, singer and songwriter of Singapore Sling in the new music video to "Riffermania."

Exclusive music video premiere: Iceland's Singapore Sling release "Riffermania"

11 Jan 2017 Singapore Sling are releasing their ninth LP, KILL KILL KILL (Songs about Nothing) on Fuzz Club Records next month and the first video from the album is premiered exclusively today on mbl.is and Iceland Monitor.

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