Music from Iceland – Ásgeir Trausti // Melodic Folk

Ásgeir Trausti, born in 1992, is a talented upcoming Icelandic singer-songwriter. Listen to his latest brand new #1 single in Iceland “Stormurinn”:

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Music from Iceland – Kaleo

Iceland, Iceland and Iceland once again! Refered to its population, Iceland has a high number of great bands and musicians.

Kaleo, is an Icelandic band best known for their harmful indie pop, rock and folk music. The band of the four musicians Jökull Júlíusson, Davíð Antonsson, Daníel Ægir Kristjánsson and Rubin Pollock was formed in 2012. Have a listen to their great song “Vor í Vaglaskógi”:

 

 

Music from Iceland – Thorunn Antonia

Thorunn Antonia is an Icelandic singer and a songwriter.

She has worked as on various music projects all over the world. She started doing music at a very young with help from her father who is a known Icelandic musician, but her career started with a solo record in 2001 called Those little things. The same year she moved to London and signed a record deal with BMG. There she was a part of the indie pop duo The Honeymoon who released the record Dialogue but parted ways shortly after that.

She moved to Los Angeles and sang and traveled the world with the Danish band Junior Senior when they were at their most popular. In 2006 she joined the Band Fields as a singer and keyboard/synth player. They signed to Atlantic records worldwide and recorded 2 albums Hollow mountains and Everything last winter.

In 2009 she was based in Los Angeles working with Dhani Harrison´s band Thenewno2, a project she is still a part of and recorded a cover record of Velvet Underground and Nico with Beck for his record club.

(Source: Facebook)

Have a listen to her amazing song “Too Late”:

Music from Iceland – Pollapönk

The ESC Song from Iceland , i loved it , but as i heard it sounds partly very familiar to me, but at this moment i could not name , where i heard the song , partly especially the refrain before .

Later i found out , what seemed to me so wellknown

Here are Pollapönk with theis song “Enga Fordoma”

and this is the song which is related to it , a cover version of “Magic Carpet Ride ” by Fat Boy Slim

a song which was formerly written by the Band “Steppenwolf” ,

Have a look and tell me if you agree