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amiina is a band based in Reykjavík Iceland. At present the band counts six people – Edda Rún Ólafsdóttir, Hildur Ársælsdóttir, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Sólrún Sumarliðadóttir, Magnús Trygvason Eliassen and Guðmundur Vignir Karlsson (aka Kippi Kaninus).



taken from “The Lighthouse Project” 
available NOW via Sound Of A Handshake

from amiina



amiina – THE LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT – PERTH
a live performance of the song Perth



Iceland’s experimental indie folk septet, Seabear’s founder and mastermind, Sindri Már Sigfússon aka Sin Fang is set to release his new EP “Half Dreams” on May 25th via Morr Music. ‘Only Eyes’ is the 1st song of the EP.






Also…. his collaborative art book full of drawings with Múm singer Örvar Smárason, Örvar & Sindri’s Apfelsin Bros. “Picture Book” is available via Morr Music. This book contains 80 pages of drawings and includes a 5” vinyl with digital download code of a collaborative song. Limited to 1000 copies.


Grandma Lo-Fi – Trailer
2011. Iceland. Written and directed by Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir & Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir with animation by Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir and Magnús Helgason and music by Sigríður Níelsdóttir.

御年71歳で宅録に目覚めたというアイスランドのシグリズル・ニールスドッティルおばあちゃんのドキュメンタリー!





The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir
“At the tender age of 70 she started recording and releasing her own music straight from the living room. 7 years later Sigríður Níelsdóttir had 59 albums to her name with more than 600 songs – an eccentric myriad of catchy compositions mixing in her pets’ purrs and coos, found toys, kitchen percussion and casio keyboards.

‘Grandma Lo-fi’ is a cinematic tribute to an amazing musician and her boundless creativity.”




Overture animation, music: Bless by Kira Kira from her 2008 album “Our Map to the Monster Olympics” …. An old man confronts his fears, traveling across a personal landscape to realize and accept his path.


Reykjavík, Iceland based Kira Kira either plays solo or with a cozy crew of 1-7 friends: Alex Somers on piano, glock and casio puppy. Eiríkur Orri Ólafsson on trumpet and keyboard. Samuli Kosminen on percussion (dingalee dang). Pétur Hallgrímsson on lapsteel (skriðgítar) and ukulele. Kári Hólmar Ragnarsson on trombone and noises. Hilmar Jensson on guitar. Magnús Helgason on super 8 projector. Kira herself (Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir) sings and plays home made gadgets, laptop, guitar, glock, kalimba, melodica, music boxes and curious blinking toys.