All posts tagged: Iceland

Listen to Högni’s ‘Moon Pitcher’

After sharing his atmospheric and experimental track ‘Crash’ last month, Icelandic artist Högni returns with the title track to his forthcoming album ‘Moon Pitcher’, out October 20th via Erased Tapes. Springing with a bit more pep, Högni brings a bouncy dose of future funk iced with a tad of pop. The song is the final single before the big release.

Högni Steps Forth with His Cinematic Track ‘Crash’

Iceland’s Högni recently unveiled news of the release of his new album ‘Two Trains’, which is scheduled to land October 20th on the Erased Tapes label. To further build the anticipation, he has now shared a new track titled ‘Crash’. An intensity of weighty synths push forward whilst gorgeous, cinematic strings dance around the production creating a balanced and otherwordly soundscape.

Stream Högni’s Epic Track ‘Komdu Með’

Iceland has an extensive history of artists releasing some of the most cinematic and moving music around. Högni is definitely one who has made that list. Having previously made a name for himself in the groups Hjaltalín and GusGus, he is now set to release his debut solo album ‘Two Trains’ on October 20th via Erased Tapes. The first manifestation of the record comes in the form of his latest single ‘Komdu Með’. A haunting sliding of orchestral electronica with an industrial polishing, the production whilst initially stomping with a husky synth strike, morphs into a beautifully epic soundscape that immediately provokes thoughts of a film score.

Stream East Of My Youth’s New Self-Titled EP

Icelandic duo East Of My Youth have released their self-titled debut EP. Comprised of six tracks, the Reykjavík-based group have composed moody and ethereal bits of electronic pop, continuing a heritage of experimental acts who have released some of the most cutting edge sounds within the past two decades. A dreamy soundscape of of cinematic rhythms East Of My Youth’s EP is currently available for streaming which you can listen to down at the bottom.

Pascal Pinon ‘Orange’ Video

Iceland’s Pascal Pinon have released a gorgeous video for their single ‘Orange’. Directed by Magnus Andersen, the stunning cinematography features dancers Halla Þórðardóttir and Sigurður Andrean Sigurgeirsson performing a passionate routine outside amidst breathtaking landscape. The song is taken from Pascal Pinion’s latest LP ‘Sundur’ which is currently out now.

Stream Pascal Pinion’s Minimally Beautiful Track ‘Orange’

Icelandic siblings Pascal Pinon are set to release their third album ‘Sundur’ on Aug 26th via the Morr Music imprint. Produced by the duo themselves, the record deals with the separation of the sisters, with Ásthildur studying classical music in Amsterdam and Jófríõur touring with her separate band Samaris. The title of the album is taken from the Icelandic proverb “sundur og saman”, which translates to “apart and together”.

East Of My Youth Interview

Iceland is truly one of the world’s gifts of the world. Its magical landscape has not only made for one of the most visually pleasing sights of all time but in terms of the country’s musical contribution, Iceland has birthed some of the most influential artists of all time i.e Björk, Sigur Rós and the list continues. Whilst Reykjavík duo East Of My Youth have much to be proud of regarding their city and country, they are the next Icelandic wonders to add on to this firm legacy.

ColoRising Interview with East Of My Youth

Iceland is truly one of the world’s gifts of the world. Its magical landscape has not only made for one of the most visually pleasing sights of all time but in terms of the country’s musical contribution, Iceland has birthed some of the most influential artists of all time i.e Björk, Sigur Rós and the list continues. Whilst Reykjavík duo East Of My Youth have much to be proud of regarding their city and country, they are the next Icelandic wonders to add on to this firm legacy.

Stream East Of My Youth’s Latest Electro Pop Jewel ‘Mother’

Reykjavík duo East Of My Youth have been heavily on our radar since they released last years impressive tracks, ‘Lemonstars’ and ‘Only Lover’. Adding an exciting and vigorous cutting of experimental electro pop to music, the pair return with their new single ‘Mother’. Inspired by classic sounds of China and whipping in melodic synth pop blends, the upbeat and feel-good track is a third tidal wave from the Icelandic band, making us eager for their forthcoming EP. Have a listen. Read more […]

Sísý Ey Share New Remixes of ‘Do It Good’

Formed in 2011, Sísý Ey’s caught a wave of attention with their 2013 single ‘Ain’t Got Nobody’. With a sound the throws a nod to the classic style of Detroit, the group released their track ‘Do It Good’ back in 2015 via Defected Records. Now Sísý Ey have dropped a remix package to the single with versions by Riva Starr and Larse. You can purchase the single at all good digital download hubs. Stream the remix pack below. Read more […]