If Quentin Tarantino came to Iceland to look for a band that would perfectly fit the soundtrack of his next movie, he might choose Mono Town most likely. The three piece band from Reykjavík made quite some noise in the Icelandic music scene when they released their self-produced debut album “In the eye of the storm” back in 2014.
When I saw that Sóley would come to E-Werk, Erlangen, I knew I have to be there. The memories of her overwhelming performance at KEX hostel during Airwaves 15 still were young. Back then, she played solo and I can’t remember a full to bursting KEX being that quiet during a set, entirely entranced from […]
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 […]
On Air of CW 47-2015: Vio’s sound can be described as a rather silent, slightly melancholic indie-/alternative-rock. The four guys from the Reykjavík suburb Mosfellsbær, recorded a wonderful album named “Dive in”. Absolutely recommended!
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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