Ásgeir Trausti


November 2    |   Inspired by Iceland

Icelandic singer-songwriter, Asgeir Trausti, may only be 20 years old but last summer he already made his mark on the Icelandic music scene with his two singles, Sumargestur and the smash-hit Leyndarmal. Both singles belong to his debut album Dyrd …

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Pascal Pinon


November 1    |   Inspired by Iceland

Despite their young age, Pascal Pinon have been touring in both Europe, Japan and China already, capturing a growing audience with their honest and genuine performances. They started recording music when they were just 14 years old – now, four …

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Snorri Helgason


November 2    |   Inspired by Iceland

With his home grown and self-taught approach to songwriting, Icelandic singer-songwriter Snorri Helgason has been favorably compared to singer-songwriter greats like Paul Simon, Harry Nilsson and Neil Young. While his music resonates with past greats, his mixing of diverse influences …

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Lay Low


November 1    |   Inspired by Iceland

Her live shows have seen her reach round and hug a room of 200 people using only her voice in acapella. Seeing LAY LOW perform is unique as it is comforting. Musically playful, she spins new yarns out of her …

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Hermigervill


November 1    |   Inspired by Iceland

Armed with a treacherously unpronounciable artist name, Hermigervill has been making waves on the Icelandic music scene for quite a while with his unique electronic sound, which works equally well in your living room as it does on packed dancefloors. …

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Pétur Ben


November 2    |   Inspired by Iceland

Known for his unique style of guitar playing and simple songwriting Petur Ben has been a sought after collaborator and producer. He stepped into the limelight with Mugison when Murr Murr became a hit and won them song of the …

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Retro Stefson


November 1    |   Inspired by Iceland

Armed with an immediate and charismatic stage presence along with a highly impressive arsenal of songs, Retro Stefson always border on the right side of pop; the side that’s creative, cool and constantly pushing the envelope. They regularly sell out …

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Hjálmar


October 31    |   Inspired by Iceland

Hjálmar are the reggae kings of Iceland, known for their old-school roots reggae with strong Icelandic influences (the so called lopapeysu-reggae). Hjálmar – Little House Of Music – Iceland Airwaves from Inspired By Iceland on Vimeo.

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Dikta


October 31    |   Inspired by Iceland

Dikta, an Icelandic verb meaning “to compose or make something up,” remains immersed in the same passionate and soulful atmosphere it was formed in, inspiring their melodic alternative rock sound. After their debut album in 2002, the four-piece band released …

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Valdimar


October 31    |   Inspired by Iceland

The band Valdimar vas formed in 2009 by two long time friends from Keflavik Iceland. Starting out as a duo the band quickly expanded and is now counting six fulltime members plus a 3-4 people brass section. Their debut album …

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Tilbury


October 31    |   Inspired by Iceland

Tilbury was founded by the drummer Þormóður Dagsson (Skakkamange, Jeff Who?, Hudson Wayne) back in the summer of 2010. It was originally a solo project by the name of Formaður Dagsbrúnar but quickly evolved into Tilbury, when in a search …

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Prins Póló


November 2    |   Inspired by Iceland

Prinspóló is the brainchild and former alter ego of Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson from Breiðholt. He worked on a farm as a child where he studied singing with a walkman and a shovel. The few moments he has to himself he …

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Jónas Sigurðsson


November 3    |   Inspired by Iceland

Musician Jónas Sigurðsson and his band Ritvélar Framtíðarinnar, have built a steady following in Iceland based on their magnificent live performances. Jónas Sigurðsson – Little House Of Music – Iceland Airwaves from Inspired By Iceland on Vimeo.

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Pollapönk


November 3    |   Inspired by Iceland

Punk outfit Pollaönk was founded by two teacher’s who wanted to make music that appealed to both children and adults a like that the whole family could enjoy together. Pollapönk – Little House Of Music – Iceland Airwaves from Inspired …

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Sóley


November 3    |   Inspired by Iceland

Also a member of the Icelandic indie acts Seabear and Sin Fang, Sóley Stefánsdóttir performs delicate electronic pop on her own as just Sóley. Inspired by Scandinavian acts such as Sigur Rós and Múm, she began making music in her …

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Ólafur Arnalds


November 3    |   Inspired by Iceland

Born in the suburban Icelandic town of Mosfellsbær, a few kilometers outside of Reykjavík, the 24-year old composer has always enjoyed pushing boundaries with both his studio work and live-shows. Through relentless touring and determination this young artist has steadily …

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