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Axel Flóvent (IS) – “Quiet Eyes”

Axel Flóvent - Quiet Eyes

https://soundcloud.com/axelflovent/quiet-eyes-3 Iceland’s indie folk maestro Axel Flóvent has released Quiet Eyes, the title track of his second EP which is scheduled for release May 9th. The soul-tugging, heart-swelling folk-pop song pushes all our cinematic, emotional buttons and proves once again why Flóvent’s popularity is exploding worldwide following the 2015 release of his debut EP “Forest Fires”. “Quiet Eyes […]

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Ásgeir (IS) – “Stardust”

Ásgeir - Stardust

Icelandic singer-songwriter Ásgeir has released another track from his forthcoming sophomore album “Afterglow.”  Stardust, a yearning love song, joins the single Unbound as music to expect on the album scheduled to drop on May 5th via One Little Indian/Columbia Records. Graduating from the acoustic, raw, folkiness of his 2012 first album “In the Silence,” the fastest-selling debut […]

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Final SXSW 2017 Nordic Music Lineup Released

Nordic Music at SXSW 2017

Behold, the list of Nordic music artists performing official SXSW 2017 music showcases! It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it? If you can’t make it to SXSW this year, we’ll be there to cover the event on our social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube) so you don’t miss a thing. Meanwhile, let’s get you pumped for […]

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Fufanu (IS) – “Liability”

Fufanu - Liability

Icelandic trio Fufanu is about to drop a new 10-track album called “Sports” and that means they’re teasing us with select singles from it (so far the title track Sports and Bad Rockets) much to our earball’s pleasure. Out February 3rd on Nordic-centric label One Little Indian, track 6 of the upcoming album summons the best of both […]

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30 Nordic Music Artists on the 2017 SXSW Music Schedule

Nordic Music at SXSW Music 2017

YOU GUYS, THIS IS HUGE. Today, SXSW festival and conference released their latest line-up of artists playing official showcases, and this batch brings the number of artists from Nordic countries to a total of 30! We’re so excited there is finally a spotlight at SXSW on music from the Arctic because we know (as do […]

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KRÍA (IS) – “ALTAKA”

KRÍA

Next week, we’re going to post an amazing Nordic Spotlight Mix from Icelandic producer/artist KRÍA that could very well what you need to help recover from what will surely be a ridiculous Presidential election here in the U.S. To get you ready for the wild, woolly fun she has in store for you, we give you a […]

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Sturla Atlas (IS) – SEASON2

Sturla Atlas

When we hit up Iceland Airwaves last year, we spent a little time in the presence of Sturla Atlas, a young rapper on the rise from Reykjavik. In spite of a potentially questionable tune, we were completely charmed by his laid back demeanor and easygoing flow. The young rhymer is fulfilling the promise we saw […]

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Exclusive: Nordic Spotlight Mix #012: Hidden People

Hidden People

In Icelandic folklore, the Huldufólk or “hidden people” are elves that reside in and around the island, supernatural beings that like to sneak into people’s houses and hold parties. It is, in other words, the perfect moniker for a techno project from Iceland that thrives in playing at underground events and small venues around the […]

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