Icelandic Fireworks & "King of the dancefloor" by Hölt Hóra is the Song of the 42. Week

Gleðilegt nýtt ár – Happy New Year !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_r3HHy3slPY
Video shot by an Icelandic friend of mine Finnur Þorgeirsson of http://www.photoshow.org/
Keep on listening to & making good Icelandic music in 2008 !
And keep on dancing on the 42. Song of the Week by Hölt Hóra: “King of the dancefloor
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Best Icelandic Albums of 2007 according to Atli Bollason

Top 10 of Best Icelandic Albums of 2007 according to Atli Bollason /
10 Bestu Íslensku Plötur Ársins 2007:
10. Björk – Volta
9. Seabear – The Ghost that Carried Us Away
8. Amiina -Kurr
7. Benni Hemm Hemm – Ein í leyni
6. Valgeir Sigurðsson -Ekvilibríum
5. For a Minor Reflection -Reistu þig við, sólin er komin á loft
4. Jakobínarína -The First Crusade
3. Sigur Rós – Hvarf/Heim
2. Ólöf Arnalds -Við og við
1. HjaltalínSleepdrunk Seasons
0. Sprengjuhöllin: Tímarnir okkar (His own band btw)
Source:
Blogspot of Atli http://bollason.blogspot.com

Best Icelandic Albums ever – Feature in Kastljós TV Program

This year Sigur Rós Album “Ágætis Byrjun” was voted as Best Icelandic Album ever made. Because of this competition, Icelandic TV Program Kastljós asked some TV, Radio & Magazine personalities to give their Top 5 of the Best Albums ever made in Iceland.
Featuring albums by Hljómar, Fræbbblarnir, Das Kapital, Utangarðsmenn, Bubbi Morthens, Sogblettir, Spilverk þjóðanna, Stuðmenn, Bless, Ham, Sigur Rós, Purrkur Pillnikk, Björk, Tappi Tikarass, Jet Black Joe, Yukatan, Minus and múm a.o.
According to Andri Freyr Viðarsson(XFM Radio DJ), Heiða Eiríksdóttir (24 Stundir) (of the band Hellvar), Atli Bollason (of the band Sprengjuhöllin), Ólafur Páll Gunnarsson (RUV Poppland & Rokkland) & Ívar Guðmundsson.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZhCY0nrCSU

"Birthday" by The Sugarcubes Live @ Saturday Night Live @ NBC

The Sugarcubes performed their first Single “Birthday” Live @ Saturday Night Live Show (NBC)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3mmVf6jA4w

Björk "Hyperballad" Brodsky Quartet Mix

Björk – “Hyperballad” Brodsky Quartet (Re)mix
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B27Q_pVkJI

Visitors / Visiting countries of "I love Icelandic Music" Blog


The Visitors of this blog “I love Icelandic Music” are mainly from the following countries, or all these countries love Icelandic Music:

  • United States of America
  • Iceland
  • United Kingdom
  • The Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Canada
  • France
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Australia
  • Spain
  • Poland
  • Mexico
  • Italy

Hope to keep you entertained & informed in 2008 !

Best Icelandic Albums of 2007 – Top 20 according to Rjóminn

TOP 20 of Best Icelandic Albums of 2007 according to Rjóminn / Topp 20 íslenskar plötur 2007:
#20. múm – Go Go Smear The Poison Ivy
#19. b. sig – Good Morning Mr. Evening
#18. Jakobínarína – The First Crusade
#17. Rökkurró – Það kólnar í kvöld…
#16. Skátar – Ghost of the Bollocks to Come
#15. I Adapt – Chainlike Burden
#14. Bloodgroup – Sticky Situation
#13. Páll Óskar – Allt fyrir ástina
#12. Gus Gus – Forever
#11. Hjálmar – Ferðasót
#10. Megas og Senuþjófarnir – Hold er mold
#9. Benny Crespo’s Gang – Benny Crespo’s Gang
#8. Björk – Volta
#7. Megas og Senuþjófarnir – Frágangur
#6. Sprengjuhöllin – Tímarnir okkar
#5. Ólöf Arnalds – Við og við
#4. Sigur Rós – Hvarf/Heim
#3. Hjaltalín – Sleepdrunk Seasons
#2. Mugison – Mugiboogie
#1. SeabearThe Ghost That Carried Us Away
Source:
Rjóminn www.rjominn.is/top/islenskt2007