Interview with the Icelandic supergroup Gangly

The first time the electronic r’n’b and trap experiment GANGLY came into sight was in 2014, when their single Fuck with Somone Else was published. At that time, it was not yet clear which known artists were standing behind that project, because GANGLY sent out the song anonymously. It couldn’t been kept as a secret for a long time until it was clear that the musicians Sindri Már Sigfússon (known  from Sin Fang), Jófríður Ákadóttir (known as JFDR and part of Samaris or Pascal Pinon) and Úlfur Alexander Einarsson (guitarist in Oyama) are forming the group.

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Get to know: Tófa


If you have (hopefully) read our Airwaves ’16 crew picks article you know that five-piece and female-fronted garage punk band Tófa is one our hot picks for this year’s festival. But moreover, they have just released their second album “Teeth Richards” which we highly recommend you to check it out at their bandcamp page.

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On tour: Axel Flóvent

Axel Flóvent

Axel Flóvent is finally back in Germany. With over 6 Million plays on Spotify for his song „Forest Fires“, the Icelandic musician is already known in Europe. You might have heard „Forest Fires“ in the Leibnitz Butterkeks commercial. A few weeks ago he released his brand new, amazing song „Your Ghost“. On September 17th he’s […]

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Interview with Toneron


Indeed, the Iceland Airwaves music festival is always good for a surprise. No matter what kind of music you’re looking for, you’ll find new quality stuff. Toneron already attracted my attention even before the festival when I browsed the Iceland Airwaves 2015 playlist on Spotify. We actually almost missed the concert then but luckily dropped […]

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FURA – Deep sounds from the East Fjords


Björt Sigfinnsdóttir is an admirable allrounder: she founded a festival taking place in her hometown Seyðisfjörður in eastern Iceland every year, she’s running an arts school – and she is FURA, together with her companions Halldur Jónsson and Janus Rasmussen. The trio started in 2013 to make music together and in last November, they released […]

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