Get to know: Valdimar

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The most important, versatile, touching “instrument” in music you cannot pluck, bow or beat. Basically, you don’t need anything to play it and you can easily play it everywhere – typically in your car or under the shower by the way. But it needs a lot of talent and courage to raise your voice in a way to form a song that makes us laughing from joy, longing for something or shedding a tear.

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Album review: Júníus Meyvant – Floating Harmonies

It was a tough time of waiting. After all, anticipation was aroused already quite some time ago with a wonderful EP. But now it’s finally the day and Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson, who’s more familiar to most of us as Júníus Meyvant, recently pleased us with the release of his first full length album: Floating Harmonies. If […]

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Himbrimi: Fund raise your debut

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Recording, mixing and releasing an album is certainly not for free. And all the more if you’re only just at the very beginning of your career as a band, you might have to be especially inventive to get your expenses together. The Reykjavík based band Himbrimi, being Margrét Rúnarsdóttir, Birkir Rafn Gislason, Hálfdán Árnason, Skúli Arason […]

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Interview with CeaseTone

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CeaseTone – this is Hafsteinn Þráinsson (vocals, guitar, keyboard), Sólrún Mjöll Kjartansdóttir (drums), Jökull Brynjarsson (synthies, samples and keyboard) and Steinar Karlsson (bass). And it is one of those Icelandic newcomer bands you will certainly hear a lot from in near future! Their indie rock, decorated with electronic sounds, is powerful and the live sets are energetic performances of great […]

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