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Members of Sigur Rós compose soundtrack for a new BBC documentary called, The Show Of Shows


Iceland is a formidable breeding ground for exceptionally talented musicians. Artists include Björk, Múm, FM Belfast, Amiina, Emiliana Torrini, Ólafur Arnalds, and of course Sigur Rós who have in fact been announced to headline Harvest Festival 2012.

Hailing from Reykjavík, Iceland is this seminal seven-piece group Hjaltalín (click here if you’d like help pronouncing it  – we’ve got you covered). In late 2009 they released their second LP Terminal across Iceland. The LP has gone on to win them album of the year at the 2009 Icelandic Music Awards, ahead of its official release a few months ago […]

Ambient post-rock ensemble amiina, formerly the string section and touring buddies of fellow Icelandic musicians Sigur Rós, have just last week released Puzzle – follow up to their 2007 debut LP kurr. The album starts with ‘Àsinn’ – an instrumental soundscape that slowly builds into such an epic dissonance of sound that leaves you with an almost euphoric feeling: […]