Tag Archive | Iceland
BEARS ON ICE, Iceland´s only event for bears and friends, kicks off August 30th, and takes over the local gay scene for 4 days. Tickets for the 2018 event are now available, and if you´re planning to attend and get your hands on the Full Event Pass, you better act fast as the Full Event […]
Welcome to the March issue of EILE Magazine! We have a jam-packed EILE issue for you this month. Our musical guests for March are LA based band, Sleeplust, Irish singer/songwriter Elaine May, Portugal The Man, Charli XCX, trans-fronted band Stunt Lover, and Paul Middleton, who has just released a new single, Hanging In There. Brian Rochford […]
Ólafur Arnalds is a BAFTA-winning multi-instrumentalist and producer from Mosfellsbær in Iceland. Mixing strings and piano with loops and edgy beats, Ólafur has created a unique cross-over from ambient/electronic to pop in his music. Here, he performs a live version of his beautiful track, Near Light, which was recorded at his own apartment in Reykjavík. […]
In what can only be described as a double first in Ontario, Canada, just before their hosting of WorldPride (starting on June 20th) the first female premier, who also happens to be openly lesbian, was elected. This is also a first for the Commonwealth. Kathleen Wynne (aged 61) the Liberal leader, emerged as a clear […]
Sóley Stefánsdóttir from Iceland takes our Thursday music slot this week with Pretty Face. The multi-instrumentalist is in her mid-twenties, and has her own band, called Seabear. Enjoy! To find out more about Sóley, visit her facebook page here.
Icelandic musical maestro Ásgeir has astounded the EILE team once again with his beautiful rendition of Nirvana’s Heart-Shaped Box, which he originally performed for Dermot O’Leary on BBC Radio 2. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did. Ásgeir’s version of ‘Heart-Shaped Box’ is the b-side to the single ‘Here It Comes’ – made available […]
Singer/songwriter Ásgeir Trausti has already won over his native Iceland with his unique style of music, but it is only in recent months that he is taking other countries by storm. His début English-language album, In The Silence, is out today on iTunes, so we thought we’d mark the day with Torrent, an uplifting song taken from the new […]