In recent weeks, none other than Björk has voiced her opinion on open-net fish farming in Iceland. Hint: She’s opposed.
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To support the recent wave of protests around fish farming, Björk recently announced a new track featuring Rosalía, out later in October. We hear international band Laura Secord (no, not the chocolatier), check out Julian Civilian’s song about Icelandic mundanity, visit grandma with Supersport!, and get our hearts broken at Bankastræti via Elín Hall’s and Una Torfa’s recent endeavour.
Laura Secord — The Nation’s Greatest (r. October 2)
Julian Civilian — Fyrirmyndarborgari (r. September 29)
Supersport! — Hér gilda allt aðrar reglur, kveðja amma (Húsið Mitt, r. October 6)
Elín Hall & Una Torfa — Bankastræti (r. October 13)
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66 Degrees of Sound is produced by The Reykjavík Grapevine and hosted and edited by Jóhannes Bjarkason and Rex Beckett.
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