Scandinavian Music

A selection of musicians that I enjoy from across Scandinavia. Over the years Scandinavia has produced some very gifted and talented musicians, and whilst some of them are well-known - like ABBA - many of them pass unnoticed, which is a great shame.
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Musician Asgeir is one of Iceland's major exports, along with raw aluminium and fish fillets.

Asgeir on new album Afterglow and his Australian tour

Gangly - dubbed the Icelandic super-trio, consisting of Jófríður Ákadóttir from Samaris, Úlfur Alexander Einarsson from Oyama and Sindri Már Sigfússon aka Sin Fang.

Iceland's supertrio GANGLY return with a strong statement of their intent to dominate 2017 on brand new single 'Blow Out'!

Ásgeir | Wonderland Magazine

The Icelandic artist taking over the world.

Ásgeir | Wonderland Magazine

The Icelandic artist taking over the world.

Immanu El, Swedish Post-Rock band.

Immanu El, Swedish Post-Rock band.

Ásgeir | Wonderland Magazine

The Icelandic artist taking over the world.

At Koko, London 2017

At Koko, London 2017

At Koko, London 2017

At Koko, London 2017

"I'm not much of a performer. I don't get the crowd going," says Asgeir.

Asgeir on new album Afterglow and his Australian tour

Valdimar - this indie pop band hails from Keflavik, Iceland, producing lively and energetic music.  There are 6 full-time members, plus a 3-4 people brass section.

Valdimar - this indie pop band hails from Keflavik, Iceland, producing lively and energetic music. There are 6 full-time members, plus a people brass section.

Twin sisters Ásthildur and Jófríður from Pascal Pinon.

Twin sisters Ásthildur and Jófríður from Pascal Pinon.

The Icelandic duo, PASHN, consisting of Ragnhildur Veigarsdóttir and Ása Bjarmarz.  Veigarsdóttir grew up in LA and Bjarmarz in Sweden.

The Icelandic duo, PASHN, consisting of Ragnhildur Veigarsdóttir and Ása Bjarmarz. Veigarsdóttir grew up in LA and Bjarmarz in Sweden.

Icelandic songstress, Soffía Björg.   Americana and folk influences are evident in her songs, which I find at times are reminiscent of Lana Del Rey.

Americana and folk influences are evident in her songs, which I find at times are reminiscent of Lana Del Rey.

Norwegian singer, Ary.  Her single 'The Sea' has been chosen to soundtrack Norway's latest blockbuster TV drama production, Nobel.

ARY unveils theme to NRK blockbuster TV series with new single 'The Sea'

Faroe Islands: Heidrik - artist, filmmaker and musician from Tórshavn has won multiple awards for his films, directed music videos for fellow Faroese musicians and released two albums since 2007.

Faroe Islands: Heidrik - artist, filmmaker and musician from Tórshavn has won multiple awards for his films, directed music videos for fellow Faroese musicians and released two albums since 2007.

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