Premiere: Indriði’s Ode To Dark “December”

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Icelandic solo artist Indriði has unveiled the second track from his forthcoming album ‘Ding Ding’. It’ll be Indriði’s second album,…

Reykjanes: Windswept Wonders On The Reykjavík-Adjacent Peninsula

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Reykjanes is the picturesque peninsula where most visitors enter Iceland when they land at Keflavík. However, the majority of people…

Grey Stone And The Red Peninsula: Hiking In Northeast Iceland

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Route 85 turns suddenly from tarmac to gravel somewhere around Þórshöfn. We trundle over the dusty track that connects the…

#SmiteTheWorld: We Will Smite Them On The Beaches – Football News

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With gangs training for all-out brawls in the forests of Russia, the injury curses flying thick and fast, and clubs…

Town Guide: Arts, Crafts & Organic Produce In Egilsstaðir

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Iceland’s eastern capital of Egilsstaðir is an administrative and travel hub for the area, situated directly on Route One. There’s…

Track By Track: Sóley, Sin Fang & Örvar Smárason – Team Dreams

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In 2017, Sóley, Sin Fang and Örvar Smárason made a pact to write, record and release one song a month…

Biophilia Keeps Growing

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Björk’s Biophilia continues to run and run, still growing new branches and tendrils three years after its live premiere at…

“Well, It Was Probably A Tourist That Did It…”

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Laugavegur, running as it does directly through the heart of 101 Reykjavík, becomes a very cosmopolitan street in summertime. Temporarily…

Two Women Attacked In Downtown Reykjavík, Appeal For Witnesses

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Two women were first harassed and then assaulted in downtown Reykjavík in the early hours of Saturday 30th August. A…

Björk’s Biophilia Film To Premiere In Reykjavík This Week

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Björk’s Biophilia tour went on for almost two years, scoring a huge hit with critics and audiences around the world…

Keflavík: Home Of Icelandic Rock ‘N’ Roll

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All Tomorrows Parties acquired cult status almost the moment it was conceived. Its line-ups betray a strong aesthetic that differs…

Secret Solstice: Futuregrapher And Lord Pusswhip SPEAK

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A Few Words With Futuregrapher Árni Gretar is Futuregrapher, and one half of Árni2, both of whom will play at…

A Summer Blockbuster?

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Fredrik Ólafsson, the man behind the Secret Solstice festival, is a tricky man to pin down. A short while before…

Blue Sky Thinking

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Deciding on a finale for a festival whose theme is ‘art as a living process’ must have been something of…

Not Finished

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Nestled between two fancy restaurants on Lækjargata is an impressive white house that overlooks the town pond, with a castellated…

Everything In A Cake

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The phrase “allt í köku” is one of the Icelandic language’s many interesting, old-fashioned aphorisms. It roughly translates as “everything…

Icelandic Art, If There Is Such A Thing

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On the ground floor of a grey apartment building, across from Reykjavík’s old harbour, around the corner from the Reykjavík…

In Another World

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Iceland’s highlands make up most of the country’s landmass—a vast expanse of largely uninhabited, mountainous terrain dominated by a volcanic…

Björk-Fronted Campaign Raises 35 Million ISK For Environment

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Harpa played home to three big names from the world arts stage yesterday when Björk, Darren Aronofsky and Patti Smith…

Just Another Snake Cult

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Just Another Snake Cult’s ‘Cupid Makes A Fool Of Me’ could be described as a concept album on the theme…

Björk, Aronofsky And Nature Associations To Throw Nature Benefit Gig

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An environmental benefit concert was announced yesterday with Björk and director Darren Aronofsky as the figureheads. Entitled “Stopp—Let’s Protect the…

The Reykjavík Folk Festival Has Announced Its Schedule

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This folkie annual gathering takes place at KEX next week, from the March 6 to 8. The lineup features twelve…

Eyrarrós Celebrates Culture Projects From All Around Iceland

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At the Skaftfell Arts Centre in Seyðisfjörður, people interested in Icelandic art and culture gathered together recently to find out…

Premiering HE

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Högni Egilsson is a busy man. He arrives at Hotel Borg’s cocktail bar in relaxed and confident form, straight off…