Music from Iceland

Loreen (SE) – “Euphoria” 2012 Eurovision Winner

Eurovision 2012

Almost everyone on the other side of the pond knows about Eurovision, yet here in the states, not too many people know (or understand) one of the longest-running and most-watched programs – outside of a sporting match – in the world. “Audience figures having been quoted in recent years as anything between 100 million and […]

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MUCK (IS) – “Slaves”

MUCK - Slaves

Over the last few years, the Icelandic hardcore/punk scene has been rather chill, but leading the new wave of resurgence is MUCK. Short Bio: MUCK are four young souls intrigued by discordant and jangly sounds. Since their inception in 2007, the band has always been setting the bar for extreme music in Iceland higher and […]

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Nordic Bands at SXSW 2012

SXSW 2012

Every March since 1987, thousands of industry people and fans (2011 totaled over 200,000 attendees) flock to Austin, Texas for the SXSW Interactive, Film, and Music festival. For 10 straight days, Downtown Austin comes alive with a massive crowd interested in searching for the latest craze in Interactive services, films, and to catch some of […]

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