Photos by: Kelli Binnings – Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós, who released a soundtrack to the Icelandic poem Hrafnagaldr Óðins titled Odin’s Raven Magic on December 4th, 2020, which served as a collaboration between Sigur Rós and Icelandic artists Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Steindór Andersen, Páll Guðmundsson and Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, performed at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles … Continue reading
By: Staff – Iceland Airwaves returns to downtown Reykjavík this November 3-6, 2021. Today, they announce nearly 30 new additional artists. With Iceland’s natural wonders, Iceland Airwaves is similar in its one-of-a-kind offering. Driving today’s announcement comes the UK’s biggest breakthrough artist of the year, Arlo Parks. She’s soothed millions with her captivating and poetic debut … Continue reading
By: Staff – Sigur Rós share new single and video “Stendur æva,” the second single from their the long-awaited album Odin’s Raven Magic, a collaboration between the band, Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Icelandic music legend Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, and Steindór Andersen, one of Iceland’s most respected chanters of traditional epic narrative. The work, which draws … Continue reading
By: Staff – The Hamrahlíð Choir will release “Cosmogony,” the first single from their upcoming album Come and be Joyful, on December 6th. Written by Björk and Sjón, “Cosmogony” is an entirely acapella work which was first performed by the Hamrahlíð Choir at the premiere performance of Björk’s critically acclaimed Cornucopia show at The Shed, … Continue reading
By: Jessica Nakamoto – Based on the 2012 New York Times Bestselling novel of the same name, Mark Bomback’s thrilling rendition of Defending Jacob, is bound to become your next crime-drama obsession. Having made its global premiere on April 24 via the Apple TV+ streaming platform, the eight-episode miniseries flaunts an impressive cast with popular actors, … Continue reading
By: Staff – Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men have released a cover of Post Malone’s “Circles.” Stream the track below. “We recorded this version of Post Malone’s ‘Circles’ in our studio in Iceland in February,” the band stated. “We are fans of Post and love the song. It’s cool how his songs can take … Continue reading
By: Staff – Rising Icelandic singer-songwriter Kahnin has released his debut single “Wonderland”, which you can stream exclusively via Aesthetic Magazine below. Throughout his life, Kahnin has always been writing music as an escape from his everyday life. Spending the past seven years as a commercial fisherman in Iceland and Alaska, he now runs the … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Iceland-based indie rock band Kaleo, who released their second album, A/B, on June 10th, 2016 via Elektra, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night (July 3rd).
By: Staff – Björk has announced that her ninth studio album, Utopia, will be released on November 24th via One Little Indian Records. In a statement on her Facebook page to announce the album she wrote: “I am so overwhelmingly humble while announcing my album, Utopia, is coming out end of nov . i can´t … Continue reading
Photos by: David McDonald – Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Ros, who released their newest album, Kveikur, on June 12th, 2013 via XL, performed at Echo Beach in Toronto last night.