Album review: Vök – FIGURE

Vök

Today is the day! Vök’s first full album “Figure” is finally there.

Vök’s history started with Margrét Rán (vocals/guitar/keyboard) and Andri Már (sax/synth) in early 2013 by competing at the “Battle of the Bands-esque” competition Músíktilraunir in Iceland, which they won (Previously winners were: Mammút, Of Monsters and Men, Samaris). Ólafur Alexander (guitar/bass) joined the duo in summer 2013 and Einar Stef (drums/percussion) completed the bunch in  2016. After their two EPs “Tension” (2013) and “Circles” (2015) and also signing a record deal with Nettwerk Records this Febuary, Vök is starting a new chapter.

With “Show me” and “Breaking Bones” we already got a little glimpse of what to expect of the new record. And what can I say? They didn’t disappoint in the slightest.

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Airwaves ’16 Crew Picks

Airwaves

The best week of the year is ahead of us! In almost exactly one month, Reykjavík once more hosts one of the most vibrant and thrilling music festivals worldwide. This year’s lineup of Iceland Airwaves is again huuuuge in quality and quantity with more than 200 artists and bands from Iceland and abroad, a schedule […]

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Vök @Musik & Frieden, Berlin, 3.3.16

Vök

Size does matter. And in case of concerts, it’s the other way round as you usually interpret these words. So the smaller the better. I love those intimate club concerts without big stage and distance to the artists and therefore I was really keen on yesterday’s appearance of Icelandic rising electronic stars Vök who stopped by in Musik & […]

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