One of the best Icelandic songs I’ve heard in 2018 is “Crowds”, a fantastic song by Sigurður Angantýsson a.k.a. Siggi Hnífur. He’s a 33-year old manboy, who makes music and …
Dr ROK had an encounter with Johannes Thor Sandal, the drummer and vocalist of Golden Core, a Norwegian-Icelandic 2-piece band based in Oslo, Norway.
He is 15 years old, and the …
Vök @ Merleyn/ Doornroosje (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) on 7. March 2018 in B & W Photographs by Hans van Wijk
All Photographs by ROK Photographer Hans van Wijk
Aren’t we all Fisherman’s Friends?
I made a short selection about Iceland’s own Captains Birdeye for you.
Þursaflokkurinn – Hinn íslenzki þursaflokkur: “Jón var kræfur karl og hraustur”, a song about …
1. Stafrænn Hákon “Hausi” (Vogor Records)
2. Legend “Midnight Champion” (Artoffact Records)
3. Heidatrubador “Fast”
4. ThizOne “Disconnected” (FALK)
5. GlerAkur “The mountains are beautiful now” (Prophecy Productions)
6. Katla “Móðurástin” (Prophecy Productions)
7. Ruddinn …
Jo Goes Hunting
Ásgeir Trausti @ RVK Elderly Home
“Margt býr í þokunni” is Snorri Helgason’s collection of new folk songs. These are 10 songs based on Icelandic folk tales and traditional Icelandic folklore. Artist Þrándur Þórarinsson has made …
Music is in the air
My suggestions for those attending the capital’s most notorious music festival since 1999.
I had to kill some darlings, but here’s my eclectic mix of 20 acts …
We are the champions…
because we are able to publish our own Jeff’s view on Legend’s 2nd output “Midnight Champion” and an interview with the legendary Krummi.
On Halloween Night 2012 Mrs. …
Kolrassa Krókríðandi / Bellatrix’
Re-issue & Return
The band Kolrassa Krókríðandi / Bellatrix celebrates its 25th anniversary and for that occasion she plans to reissue her first album, “Drápa” on …
Mammút & The Vintage Caravan Live @ Valkhof Festival, The Netherlands, 17 & 21 July 2017 in Photographs by Hans van Wijk
Mammút The Vintage Caravan All photographs by Hans Van Wijk