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Deftones’ Chino Moreno to perform inside Icelandic volcano

By: Staff – Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival has unveiled an incredibly impressive lineup this year featuring 177 acts, including Deftones who are scheduled to headline. However, the alt-metal band’s frontman will also wow a handful of fans at a hyper-special special event with an acoustic set, in what will become one of the festival’s most unique settings. Chino Moreno has just been … Continue reading

Sigur Ros announce 2016 North American tour

By: Staff – Icelandic experimental rock band Sigur Rós have announced an upcoming North American tour this fall.  For the first time in their career, the band will be touring without a support act*, instead offering the audience two sets (+ intermission) starting from 8:30pm sharp at each show. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 8th at 9am PST/12pm EST (with the exception of 9/24 at Hollywood Bowl, which … Continue reading

Radiohead to headline Secret Solstice Music Festival

By: Staff – Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival has unveiled its third phase lineup announcement for 2016, which organizers say is the biggest in the festival’s history since launching in 2014. This includes headliners UK rock heavyweights Radiohead in their Icelandic debut this June. In total, 32 new acts have been added including Radiohead, Róisín Murphy, Afrika Bambaataa, Kelela, and Action Bronson  from … Continue reading

Tim Hecker announces new album “Love Streams”

By: Staff – Tim Hecker has revealed details of his forthcoming album, Love Streams, which will be released in Canada on April 8th via Paper Bag Records. Pre-order the album here from iTunes and here on CD or vinyl. Love Streams takes its cues from the avant-classical orchestration and extreme electronic processing of his previous full-length, 2013’s Virgins, but shaped into more melancholic, ultraviolet hues. Inspired by notions … Continue reading

Of Monsters And Men to tour with Florence and The Machine in June

By: Staff – Adding to their 2016 global tour schedule, Of Monsters And Men will play six dates with Florence and The Machine this summer beginning, Saturday June 4th at Blossom Music Center in Cleveland, OH. Tour dates can be found below. Tickets go on sale Saturday January 16 10am local time. In addition, the Icelandic quintet announces two special headline shows—April 14 in … Continue reading

Secret Solstice Festival Announces Party Inside A Glacier

By: Staff – From 17th to 19th June 2016, Reykjavík, Iceland will once again play host to one of the most captivating and picturesque dance events in the world – Secret Solstice Festival. Now in its third edition, the unique weekend is rapidly gaining a dedicated fan base due to its diverse lineups, communal atmosphere … Continue reading

Photos: Secret Solstice 2015 – Wu-Tang Clan, FKA Twigs, MØ, Charles Bradley

Photos by: Damien Gilbert – The third and final day of Secret Solstice 2015 in Reykjavík, Iceland on June 21st featured performances by iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, who released their sixth album, A Better Tomorrow, on December 2nd, 2014 via Warner Bros. Records, UK experimental artist FKA Twigs, who released her 2014 Mercury Prize-nominated debut album, … Continue reading

Photos: Secret Solstice 2015 – Kelis, Gus Gus

Photos by: Damien Gilbert – Day one of Secret Solstice 2015 in Reykjavík, Iceland on June 19th featured performances by GRAMMY-nominated R&B-Soul-Hip-Hop singer-songwriter Kelis, who released her sixth album, Food, on April 18th, 2014 via NinjaTune/IRIS, which was produced by TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, and spawned the singles “Jerk Ribs”, and “Rumble”, and Icelandic … Continue reading

Contest: (19+) Win a Taste of Iceland Prize Pack!

  Want to experience the best of what Iceland has to offer? We’re giving away a great Taste of Iceland prize pack that includes 2 VIP tickets to the Taste of Iceland concert at The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen St. W.) on Saturday, November 15th, at 9pm, along with access to the pre-show cocktail party (8pm … Continue reading

Photos: Iceland Airwaves 2013 – Day 5 (Gluteus Maximus, Kithkin + More)

Photos by: Curtis Sindrey (@SindreyCurtis) – The 5th and final day of Iceland Airwaves 2013 featured Iceland-based DJ duo Gluteus Maximus (aka President Bongo and DJ Margeir), which is Olde Latin for the uppermost muscles forming that low-end base on which you sit, Seattle-based indie rockers Kithkin, who combine “hyper-rhythmic tribal drumming, chaotic guitar, & shouty back and forth vocals … Continue reading