Occur Goes Global - The Music of Iceland

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 12:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music For a country of only about 330,000, there sure are a lot of talented musicians in Iceland. Bjork, Sigur Rós and Of Monsters and Men are among some of the most celebrated artists in the world for their creativity and spirit. Here are five more Icelandic entities making waves in the music world:   Laser Life Breki Mánason cut his teeth on electronica and Super Mario Bros., leading to his crystalline 8-bit tunes. Polyhedron and his other works... READ MORE

Iceland Airwaves 2013 - Founder's Favorites

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM
Marcus Floyd

  News My apologies on this post as it's several months late, but better late than never! Here are my favorite acts from Iceland Airwaves 2013: Lescop Pourquoi? Parce que j'aime merde français! I'm not a huge punk fan, but this one makes me dance. Also I can imagine Serge Gainsbourg singing it while taking a cigarette drag at carefully timed intervals as if the act were part of the song itself.     amiina They've worked with Sigur Rós quite... READ MORE