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February 28, 2018

JFDR's Brazil, released in March 2017 in collaboration with figureight, has been nominated for Album of the Year (Pop) at the Icelandic Music Awards. 

Also nominated in the same category are Björk's 'Utopia', Kiriyama Family's 'Waiting For…', Moses Hightower's 'Fjalla...

February 21, 2018

Last November, the ever-amazing KEXP folks came over to Iceland for Iceland Airwaves, where they've recorded live sessions with a handful of bands each festival for many, many years. 

This time the spotlight was on Gyda Valtysdottir & Indridi, both of which sessi...

December 22, 2017

As the holidays are upon us and the year draws to a close, it's only fitting to look back on the past months and reflect.

We've had a busy and wonderful year. 2017 is the year figureight was born - what was once a fetus has turned into a fully formed being, ready to m...

December 1, 2017

The Icelandic Kraumur Music Awards today published their list for best albums of the year, and to our delight both Úlfur's Arborescence and JFDR's Brazil are on it!

The jury selected 25 albums from a whopping 374 album list - there sure is a lot of great music coming...

November 29, 2017

Tiny Mix Tapes have premiered a beautiful new video to Gyda Valtysdottir's rendition of Messiaen's "Louange à l'éternité de Jésus". 

The video is made up of images of oil, acrylic and various paints filmed live.
Paints and video by Perry Hall, edited by him and Gyd...

November 3, 2017

The dark, enthralling new LP Arborescence by NYC-based Icelander Úlfur is released worldwide on vinyl and digital formats through figureight records today.

Head to our Bandcamp page to listen and order the record.

October 13, 2017

Gyda Valtysdottir's mesmerizing Epicycle is out worldwide today. Stream and purchase here - limited edition vinyl / digital download in the format of your choice. 

About the album:

Epicycle starts with a silence. A moment of deep listening, indicating the journ...

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