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Eat the menu

Songs about food & drinks in the Icelandic music history.

Eating and drinking are primordial needs of humans. So the Icelandic species have to fill their stomachs too. The …

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Lucky Records

Ingvar Geirsson started Lucky Records back in 2005. He got a booth at Reykjavík’s flea market near the harbour, Kolaportið, for 4 years. The name was derived from Ingvar’s DJ …

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Iceland, (my story)

(Halo Between’s Project)

My fortunes changed the day I set foot on that island, like the day that man landed on the moon. The word Iceland in many contexts means to …

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Bedroom Community

When was the label founded?
Bedroom Community label was founded in 2006.

Who were the founders of the label?
Valgeir Sigurðsson together with Ben Frost and Nico Muhly were the founders.

Why was the …

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Halli Valli: Living on the Edge

Halli Valli is the singer-guitarist of the post-punk band Æla (Puke), famous for its explosive performances. Frontman Halli Valli is a master in jumping on/off stage as an absurd acrobate, …

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Geisladiskabúð Valda

In Valdi’s small store, only within a stone’s throw from Laugavegur, Reykjavík’s main shopping street, you are surrounded by all kind of leisure stuff. The shop …

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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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Lof Mér Að Falla Að Þínu Eyra

Maus “Lof Mér Að Falla Að Þínu Eyra”
(Sproti, 1997)

The band Maus was formed in 1993 by singer/guitarist Birgir Örn Steinarsson (Biggi), drummer Daníel Þorsteinsson (Danni, “Krei-C”), bass player Eggert Gíslason, …

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Ísbjarnarblús

I’ve got the “Ísbjarnarblús” for you, with some reggae and rock if you don’t mind.

Our third classic album is the first solo album of Bubbi Morthens (° 6. June 1956as …

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Hana-nú

Our second classic album “Hana-nú” was released on 23. June 1977 on the Hljómplötuútgáfan label by VilliVil.

Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson was born on 11. April 1945. His father, Vilhjálmur Hinrik Ívarsson, was …

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Jesus in Icelandic Music.

I am the resurrection

Then the devil is 6, then god is 7. This monkey hasn’t gone to heaven. Previously we had an item about God, now it’s time for the …

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God in Icelandic Music.

Oh my God & Jesus as well, God is Icelandic (God is Íslenskur)!

Friedriech Nietzsche wrote ‘God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him’. I had to check …

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TOP 20 Icelandic albums 2013

Bárujárn “I”
Sin Fang “Flowers”
Ultra Mega Technobandid Stéfan (UMTBS) “ !”
Dr. Gunni og Vinir Hans “Alheimurinn!”
Mammút “Komdu til mín svarta systir”
W. Earle (Þórir Georg) “The caves of steel”
Samaris “Samaris”
Loji “Samansafn”
Ghostigital “The …

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