Keeping a finger on the pulse

Between Mountains

Keep Your Finger On The Pulse #01

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Words by Stína Satanía Hildur Hildur is not a freshman on the Icelandic music scene since she’s gained her experience playing with Rökkurró and Ólafur Arnalds. Last year though, she made the first step towards her solo career. Appearing suddenly on the Icelandic sonic firmament with her energetic and positive music, she has won many hearts on the local ground and has already debuted abroad. Her star shines very bright indeed, and last May we got an entire Heart to Heart EP of her warm positive energy. Moreover, her song ‘I’ll Walk With You’ won the Icelandic Music Award for…

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Paradís Sessions – discover the paradise of music in Reykjavík

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Do you need some inspiration for the sonic paradise? Better check out Paradís Sessions! It’s a summer series of raw, unplugged, live recorded music sessions at the coffee house Reykjavík Roasters (Brautarholt 2). Close your eyes and imagine. What do you see? The sun, sand and sea? Or beaches, piers and plam trees? The creators of Paradís Sessions believe in something different. The cold air, the morning frost, the sound of waves. Snowy mountains, glaciers, the midnight sun. They truly believe that Reykjavík is a paradise. Paradís Sessions wants to capture the real life of live performance in its most…

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Between Mountains won Músíktilraunir 2017

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A duo from Westfjords, Between Mountains, won the most famous Icelandic competition for young talents – Músíktilraunir 2017. The band was formed in the beginning of March by 14-year-old Katla Vigdís Vernharðsdóttir and 16-year-old Ásrós Helga Guðmundsdóttir. Katla began early her successful adventure with performing music. She composes music and writes lyrics for Between Mountains. Besides, she sings and plays guitar. Ásrós has been attended a music school since she was 5. In Between Mountains she sings and plays xylophone. Although the girls don´t live in the same town, they meet up in Ísafjörður to rehearse at the music school…

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