Jo Goes Hunting
“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 …
The 10th album by Stafrænn Hákon, “Hausi”, contains 9 tracks composed by the band members between August 2016 and March 2017.
The start of the album is attributable to 2016 when …
Reykjavík On Stage is a new quarterly printed English language magazine about Icelandic music. The magazine is exposing unique and highly creative artists from Iceland and we need your precious …
ROK had a chat with Jeff Obermeyer!
Hello Jeff! Please introduce yourself…
My name is Jeff Obermeyer, and I’m 40-something-year-old guy who lives in Seattle, Washington with my wife Holly and our …
All photographs by Peter Males
The Origins of Icelandic Pop and Rock Music
Unfortunately, there is still no real Encyclopaedia of Icelandic music, yet. The almighty Dr. Gunni comes close. He wrote a coffee table book, …
The best of 2016 according to Trausti Júlíusson (member of the Kraumur Jury and Icelandic music enthusiast)
Páll Ivan frá Eiðum – This is my shit
The debut album by Páll Ivan …
ROK had a talk with a music lover from Belgium. He likes the music from around the globe. But he definitely loves Icelandic music very much.
Hello Vincent! Please introduce yourself… …
It’s that time of year again. Here’s Dr. ROK’s TOP 20 of Icelandic records released in 2016:
“FALK presents Rimar Tracks: AAIIEENN and Decanter”
“Myrkramakt II 4.11 – 5.11″ compilation
“As I pondered …