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Gyða Valtýsdóttir.

Gyða Valtýsdóttir Wins Nordic Council Music Prize

30 Oct 2019 Icelandic performer and multi-instrumentalist Gyða Valtýsdóttir was awarded the 2019 Nordic Council Music Award at a formal ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, last night.

The Pink Street Boys wear their sunglasses after dark.

New video from Iceland's bad boys of music

24 May 2017 Iceland's loudest band, or so they claim, the Pink Street Boys have just released a new video to their song Wet, from their forthcoming album Sleazus due in September.

Stelpur rokka! (Girls Rock! Iceland) is a music camp for girls that provides an empowering platform for young girls to enter the music business.

Girl's Rock- a music party for all ages on Saturday in Reykjavik

21 Apr 2017 Girls Rock! Iceland are throwing a massive party for their 5th year anniversary, on April 22nd at KEX Hostel, Skúlagata 28, Reykjavík.

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.

Reykjavikurdætur are an acclaimed group of female rappers.

New video from feminist Icelandic rappers Reykjavikurdætur

16 Feb 2017 Icelandic female rap group Reykjavikurdætur have released yet another provocative vidoe to a new song called "Kalla mig hvað?" (Call me what?).

Sónar Reykjavik takes place inside the stunning Harpa concert hall in February.

Sónar Reykjavik announces new artists for 2017 line up

13 Jan 2017 Giggs, Blawan b2b Exos, Nadia Rose among new artists added to the Sónar Reykjavik 2017 line-up which already features Fatboy Slim, De La Soul, FM Belfast and Samaris to name a few.

Arnar Már Ólafsson prefers a shady lifestyle in studios to watching Netflix all year round.

Music: The unbearable emptiness of human existence

6 Jan 2017 Electronic music artist Arnar Már Ólafsson has just released a new album under the name Kuldaboli, an album that immediately made it to the Kraumur list of best albums of 2016. He's also joining a tenebrous line up at Gaukurinn in central Reykjavik tonight. Iceland Monitor gave him the third degree.

Björk Guðmundsdóttir is without a doubt the most famous Icelander in history.

Björk lays into the media

22 Dec 2016 Icelandic star Björk lays into the media in a post she wrote on Facebook yesterday regarding women in the music business.

Iceland Airwaves make the announcement at the Græni hatturinn music venue in Akureyri this morning.

Iceland Airwaves also takes place in Akureyri next year

1 Dec 2016 The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will be held in Akureyri, sometimes referred to as the capital of North Iceland, in 2017. This is the first time that this popular Reykjavik international music festival expands to Akureyri.

More colourful Wall Poetry for Reykjavik

2 Nov 2016 This year, the Iceland Airwaves music festival collaborated with Urban Nation Berlin for the second year running in getting a number of artists to do murals on several city walls. The project, called Wall Poetry aims to connect creative minds all over the world with one another.

Björk will be performing at Harpa at Iceland Airwaves next weekend.

Metaphysical healing- Interview with Björk

1 Nov 2016 Björk has been particularly busy recently. She's been making a virtual reality version of her latest album Vulnicura, she's writing new songs for a new album and she's also directing an exhibition dedicated to the digital aspects of her work. Oh yes, and she's also performing twice at the Iceland Airwaves music festival.

Kaleo performing live at Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon.

Kaleo music video filmed on an iceberg in Iceland

6 Oct 2016 Icelandic band Kaleo, who have had a fast rise to fame in the USA, have released a new music video in which they are shown performing on an iceberg in the glacial lagoon.

The dress is powered by electricity.

The Icelandic designer behind Björk's optical fibre dress

23 Sep 2016 Designer Hildur Yeoman created the incredible lit-up dress which she wore at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night. Yeoman says that the collaboration was "a great honour."

Björk at the Royal Albert Hall, here wearing a mask by James Merry and a stunning "light" dress by Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

Rave reviews for Björk at the Royal Albert Hall

23 Sep 2016 Icelandic artist Björk has received outstanding reviews in the British media for her concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night.

The Tremolo Beer Gut hail from Denmark.

An evening of Surf music at Kex Hostel

20 Sep 2016 Kex Hostel in downtown Reykjavik are hosting a surf party on Thursday night featuring Danish surf rockers The Tremolo Beer Gut and the Icelandic Brim.


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