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News Iceland » Music: DJ Platurn Reveals Iceland's Groovy Side with 'Breaking the Ice'

News channel or source: https://www.kqed.org/arts/13829017/dj-platurn-reveals-icelands-groovy-side-with-breaking-the-ice
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The collection of rare, Icelandic music took Platurn 12 years to collect and mix; it's his most ambitious and personal project to date. “There’s gonna be familiar stuff, but just enjoy the fact that you’ve never heard any of this music,” he says ...

News Iceland » Music: Highland Park and Deerfield musicians return from Icelandic concert trip

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/deerfield/news/ct-dfr-iceland-band-tour-tl-0419-story.html
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Along with playing music on their trip, members of the Deerfield and Highland Park High School orchestras got to see some of the sites in Iceland. Along with playing music on their trip, members of the Deerfield and Highland Park High School orchestras got ...

News Iceland » Music: ‘Everest’ Director Baltasar Kormákurs Opens New Production Studio in Iceland

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/artisans/news/star-wars-the-force-awakens-director-baltasar-kormakurs-opens-production-studio-in-iceland-1202770186/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

music, design and fashion. It is planned to include a residential area along with hotels and other services. Reykjavik Studios is also designed to attract international productions of all sizes and will be served by Iceland small but highly experienced ...

News Iceland » Music: Sigur Rós announce limited-edition vinyl releases featuring new music

News channel or source: https://consequenceofsound.net/2018/04/sigur-ros-announce-limited-edition-vinyl-releases-featuring-new-music/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

To coincide with their inaugural Norður og Niður Festival in Iceland late last year, Sigur Rós released limited edition vinyl featuring new or unreleased music from the band and its associates. Until now, only attendees of the festival were in ...

News Iceland » Music: why iceland is so hot right now

News channel or source: https://i-d.vice.com/en_au/article/vbxqky/why-iceland-is-so-hot-right-now-music-creative-scenes
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

We all respect each others ideas, taste in music and boundaries and therefore we can work together yet apart,” says Valsdóttir. Many acts come with a sense of collaboration, and over the course of Icelandic Airwaves, it’s hard not to spot the same ...

News Iceland » Music: The murder that shook Iceland

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/apr/12/the-murder-that-shook-iceland
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

She liked music – everything from hip-hop to folk – and she liked to drive, and so in the summer of 2016 she embraced the Icelandic pastime of rúntur, cruising slowly down Laugavegur in her father’s car with her friends, windows open, speakers ...

News Iceland » Music: Icelandic Choir Scores Soundtrack For Legendary Video Game

News channel or source: https://grapevine.is/news/2018/04/11/viking-choir-of-war-icelandic-choir-scores-soundtrack-for-legendary-video-game/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

After a trial session the music producers decided to go with the Icelandic choir. The actual recording sessions lasted an entire day and required maximum effort, as it was executed from two different countries simultaneously. “The lyrics are in old Norse ...

News Iceland » Music: Mystery death of electronic dance musician Avicii stuns music industry

News channel or source: https://thenewdaily.com.au/entertainment/2018/04/21/avicii-dead-music-industry-tributes/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Heartbroken. Politicians were among Avicii’s fans, including former US President Barack Obama, who once told a summit of US-Nordic leaders from Finland, Norway, Sweden and Iceland of his appreciation for Nordic dance music. “Some of us dance and sing ...

News Iceland » Music: Arcade Fire to Play Iceland in August

News channel or source: http://icelandreview.com/news/2018/04/12/arcade-fire-play-iceland-august
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Örlygi, is behind the event. Þorsteinn has been trying to get the band to Iceland for more than a decade. “I think I first tried to book the band in 2002 or 2003 for [music festival Iceland] Airwaves, then we were in negotiations. Then they quickly ...

News Iceland » Music: What It's Like to Go to a Music Festival When You're Pregnant as Hell

News channel or source: https://noisey.vice.com/en_us/article/xw75aw/i-went-to-sonar-reykjavik-five-months-pregnant-bjork-music-festival
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

The level of excitement changes, but new experiences never stop. I can attest to this after recently attending a music festival in Iceland five months pregnant. Last month Sónar Reykjavik organizers flew me out to check out their small, two-day electronic ...