Björk on stage at the Shed, along with the  flute septet Viibra.

Björk’s Cornucopia Concerts Huge Success

News Tagged with “Icelandic Music”
Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen, on a Reykjavík Music Walk.

Reykjavík Music Walk/Talk

30 May If you’re interested in the Icelandic music scene, you might enjoy visiting some of the landmark sites of Iceland’s pop and rock history.

Hatari band members, waving a banner in the colors of the Palestinian flag.

Hatari's Display of Palestinian Flag Causes Controversy

20 May “We have not received anything from EBU [the European Broadcasting Union], and we’ll wait and see whether that happens.”

Hatari made it to the grand final.

Hatari Qualifies for Eurovision Grand Final

15 May For the first time since 2014, Iceland has qualified for the Eurovision grand final, scheduled for Saturday night in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Hatari, at the opening ceremony party Saturday night.

Will Hatari Prevail?

13 May Iceland’s representatives at the Eurovision song contest this year in Tel Aviv, Israel, have received great attention, mbl.is reports.

The new song is from her upcoming album, "Constantly in love."

Sólveig Matthildur releases stunning new music video

26 Mar Artist Sólveig Matthildur, who forms one third of dark wave band Kælan mikla but also has a blossoming solo career has released a stunning video to her song Utopian Girl.

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Hatari win music award and address Iceland's Prime Minister

14 Mar The Icelandic Music Awards took place with rapper Elli Grill winning album of the year, GDNR best female artist and Hatari, Iceland's Eurovision hopefuls winning the award for performer of the year. True to form, Hatari addressed Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir in their speech of thanks.

Sólveig Matthildur celebrates release of new album with a concert

13 Mar Icelandic artist Sólveig Matthildur will be performing her new and second album, Constantly in love at Gaukurinn in central Reykjavik this Saturday.

Catch Kælan mikla on Friday night.

Kælan mikla in concert tomorrow night

24 Jan On Friday January 25th dark wave band Kælan mikla will perform at Gaukurinn to celebrate the release of their new album.

Kári Egilsson.

Young Icelandic jazz pianist awarded in New York

16 Dec Sixteen-year-old Kári Egilsson received the ASCAP Foundation Desmond Child Anthem Award at the Lincoln Centre on Wednesday night.

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A lifetime bracelet for Iceland Airwaves

9 Nov Ever since Iceland Airwaves was held for the first time in 1999, David Fricke, editor of Rolling Stone and Leigh Lust, who has worked in the music industry for three decades, have attended. At this year's festival they were honoured with a "lifetime bracelet" to the festival.

Júníus Meyvant is the stage name of Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson who grew up in the Westman Islands on the South coast of Iceland.

Icelandic artist Júníus Meyvant signs with Glassnote Records

9 Nov Júníus Meyvant has released a brand new single entitled ‘Let It Pass’. The track is the latest to be taken from his forthcoming second album ‘Across The Borders’ which is set for release on Jan 25th 2019 via Record Records / Glassnote.

"It's the soul of the record shop that matters," saysLárus Jóhannesson, who owns 12 Tónar with Jóhannes Ágústsson.

Iceland's 12 Tónar selected greatest record store in the world

23 Oct Music magazine NME (New Musical Express) just published an article on a new book by journalist Marcus Barnes on the world's best record shops. Barnes selects his top ten record shops for NME and lists Icelandic record store 12 Tónar as his number one record store in the world.

Road music at it's finest: Hank & Tank release their  second album, Last Call for Hank & Tank.

Hank and Tank return with a new album and a duo with Keren Ann

9 Oct After an eight-year-long hiatus duo Hank & Tank are releasing a new album which features a duo with French-Israeli singer Keren Ann. Hank & Tank are comprised of Singapore Sling frontman Henrik Björnsson and filmmaker Þorgeir Guðmundsson.

Baldur Einarsson.

Heartstone star releases music video

19 Aug One of the leading actors of the award-winning Icelandic coming-of-age 2016 movie Heartstone (Hjartasteinn), has stepped into a new role.

Hákon Aðalsteinsson, left, and Anton Newcombe, right, on tour with The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Music: Icelander joins The Brian Jonestown Massacre

13 Jun 2018 Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson has joined legendary rock band The Brian Jonestown Massacre led by frontman Anton Newcombe.

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