Keeping a finger on the pulse

Vök doesn´t keep me waiting anymore

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Sometimes you need just the right moment to say that the show wiped you off the face of the earth. Seeing a band Vök and a solo project called EinarIndra warming up the audience on 21st July 2016 at Húrra, I realised that perhaps that was that moment. It hasn´t been too long since I experienced the same line up at KEX Hostel and then I dreamed of feeling real emotions during live show in a dark, small and enclosed space. So it happened, this space turned out to be the currently best concert venue in downtown. Húrra! Opening of the evening was made by EinarIndra, electronic/indie solo artist, who this year successfully acquainted Polish audience with his music so I was incredibly curious of him. In a dark surrounding his music and distinctive voice affected on a brain with a broad direct sonic stream. Pleasure. There were precisely such conditions that you need to familiarize yourself with Einar´s electronics that is full of subtle and dark harmonies and soul. Then Sometimes I´m Wrong from the latest EP Stories can spin you around quite well. In a desperate need of releasing my mind off the leash, I reached the atmosphere and ethereal sounds flowing from the stage where Vök felt so comfortable. This band has become known barely 3 years ago thanks to the victory in a local competiton called Músíktilraunir (The Battle of Bands). It’s amazing how since that memorable performance then that was actually their first ever live

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Stína has followed her passion to Icelandic music as a music journalist since 2010. She joined then a writing team of Muzyka Islandzka - a Polish website dedicated to Icelandic music. Spreading her wings, Stína started her adventure with Icelandic language and moved to Reykjavík where she studied the language at the university. She also takes an active part in life of the local music scene. Since 2014 Stína had run a music blog that was transformed in 2017 into a printed magazine on Icelandic music.

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