Posts tagged "Iceland"

Electro-indie Band Vök Share New Single ‘Autopilot’

Written by Maya-Rose Torrão Dreamy electro-indie band Vök hail from Iceland and have just released their first track since their 2017 album ‘Figure’, a track called ‘Autopilot’. The band formed in 2013 and started writing material out of a happy accident; singer Margrét Rán Magnúsdóttir, and saxophonist Andri Már entered

Icelandic producer Bjarki Runar Sigurdarson AKA Bjarki returns to Nina Kraviz’ трип imprint with another EP titled oli gumm on July 27, brandishing five restructured doses of IDM from another galaxy. Using marching kick drums as a basis, oli gumm EP takes references from techno, gabber and trance and morphs them into something far less

Interview by Shannon Lawlor Icelandic experimental, electronic and bordering on avant-garde artist Högni (also member of indie band Hjaltalin and former member of ambient-techno group GusGus) takes us through his own auditory journey of what it means to be human through his debut solo album Two Trains, released via Erased

Icelandic multi-instrumentalis, artist and composer Ólafur Arnalds has announced his fourth upcoming studio album, re:member set for release on August 24th via Mercury KX. Arnalds has stated that for the album he will be implementing software entitled Stratus, which he has been programming for the last two years with fellow artist Halldór Eldjárn. Stratus uses

GusGus | Lies Are More Flexible | OROOM Release date: February 23rd 2018 Review by Jenna Dreisenstock Reverberation of synthetic texture and geometric groove; hypnotic immersion in the echo of progressive, unraveling experimentation – a delve into the past and learned influence and powerful breakthrough of the present. Rhythmic loops

Högni | Two Trains | Erased Tapes Records Release date: 20 October 2017 Review by Jenna Dreisenstock You are but a shadow locomotive of yourself; the crisp burn of cold has numbed your feet, your legs. Wheels that have been frozen solid, and left you stranded as the cargo you’ve

Icelandic artist Björk has released a public statement revealing sexual harassment allegations against an unnamed Danish film director – most likely in response to Hollywood’s recent scandal involving film director Harvey Weinstein. In the online statement posted directly via her own Facebook fan page, Björk went on to say: “I

After recently announcing his debut solo album, Högni of of indie rock group Hjaltalín & electronic group GusGus is sharing his new single ‘Crash’. Debut LP Two Trains is due Oct 20th via Erased Tapes. Högni describes new single ‘Crash’ by saying: “Through the thumping percussive accents and lamenting strings, the story envisions a catastrophic event in which a

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