Category Music

Janus Rasmussen Releases Beautiful Debut Solo Album ‘Vín’

Janus Rasmussen, one half of Icelandic-Faroese techno duo Kiasmos, releases his debut solo album ‘Vín’, and it is truly mesmerising.     Having already honed his craft with more collaborative

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NEW ALBUM ALERT: Sigrid Delivers Her Sucker Punch

After a seemingly unstoppable rise over the last two years, Norway’s Sigrid releases her debut album ‘Sucker Punch’.     Following up from her debut EP ‘Don’t Kill my Vibe’,

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Swedish Pop’s Second Revolution

When I mention the words ‘Swedish pop’, you’re probably only thinking of one thing. ABBA remains Sweden’s largest cultural export. They’ve sold almost five hundred million records and have inspired

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JFDR Live at Reykjavík’s Mengi

On a cold Reykjavík evening we took refuge at Mengi (the capital area’s art venue/record label) to witness JFDR bring her very own brand of graceful magic to the stage. I’ve only lived

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Volkswagen Goes Electric with Swedish Musician Rein

In a wildly kinetic new video powered entirely by Volkswagen’s brand new e-Golf battery, Swedish electro-punk artist Rein takes on Leila K’s 1996 mega hit ‘Electric’. Keen to illustrate the power

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Micro Documentary – A Window Into Danish Experimental Music

Today, like most days, I engage in a somewhat familiar pattern; I fidget endlessly, I check my phone, I make coffee(s), I watch a never ending stream of news and

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Transparent Sound Are Back with Their New Upcrafted Collection

The response to Transparent Sound’s first speaker in 2012 was ecstatic. It was so well received that its Swedish founders, Per Brickstad and Martin Willers, could afford to take a

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Sweden Makes Music – 3 Rising Swedish Artists Take to the Stage in NYC

Last Tuesday night in New York City, three rising Swedish artists took center stage to perform in front of a select group of Swedish and Swede-appreciating guests at Sweden Makes

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Iceland Airwaves 2018: Ones to Watch – Part 2

Still needing some recommendations for this year’s Iceland Airwaves? Well don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with Part Two of our ‘Ones to Watch’ series… Magnús Jóhann – Friday 21:20

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Iceland Airwaves 2018: Ones to Watch – Part 1

Iceland Airwaves, the world’s most northerly music showcase & industry event, flourishes all over Reykjavík today. After sifting through the impressive line-up, here’s part one of our recommendations (yes, there

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