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“Quarashi” (1997) by Quarashi

Quarashi was a rap group from Reykjavík. Quarishi means ‘Supernatural’ in Arabic. It was member Steini’s nickname as skater. The group consisted of rappers Hössi Ólafsson (later replaced by Egill …

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“The Eye” (1984) by KUKL

“The Eye” (1984) KUKL

“The Eye” is the debut album of the post-punk band KUKL. KUKL (‘Sorcery’) was formed in August 1983, inspired by among others Ásmundur (Ási) Jónsson of Gramm …

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“Debut” (1993) by Björk

 “Debut” by Björk

“Debut” is not the real debut by Björk. Back in 1977 she made an album with her stepfather and his friends.

But in 1993, 16 years later on, Björk …

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Ensimi

“Kafbátamúsik” by Ensími

“Kafbátamúsik” (1998)  by Ensími

The band Ensími was formed in 1996 by singer and guitarist Hrafn Thoroddsen and drummer Jón Örn Arnarson. Both were members of the famous rock band Jet …

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“Drullumall” by Botnleðja

“Drullumall” (1995) by Botnleðja

Rock band Botnleðja was formed in 1994 at Hafnarfjörður. They rehearsed at the garage of the drummer’s grandmother. In 1995 they gained popularity after winning the Músíktilraunir …

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Hljomar

“Hljómar” by Hljómar

Hljómar (1967) by Hljómar

Hljómar (“Chords”, but they used the name Thor’s Hammer for the international market) was a band from Keflavík. Keflavík (“Driftwood Bay”) is a town in the Reykjanes …

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“Von” by Sigur Rós

“Von” (1997) by Sigur Rós

On 28. December 1993 Jón “Jónsi” Þór Birgisson (vocals, guitar), Georg Hólm (bass), Ágúst Ævar Gunnarsson (drums) formed the band Sigur Rós in Reykjavík. The name …

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“Mjötviður mær” by Þeyr

Mjötviður mær by Þeyr

“Mjötviður mær” was released on 14. December 1981 on the Eskvímó label (ESQ 2). One year earlier, December 1980, the band released their debut album “Þagað í …

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Loftmynd

Megas “Loftmynd “
(Gramm, 1987)

 

“Loftmynd” (Aerial view/Aerial photograph) was released on 10. November 1987 by Icelandic singer Megas, alias of Magnús Þór Jónsson. Album was released on Gramm label and features …

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