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Countess Malaise

Countess Malaise

by Editor | 13th December 2017

Countess Malaise is the project of Icelandic/ Filipino visual artist and rapper Dýrfinna Benita. With a background in drawing, painting, graffiti and poetry hip hop just seems like a natural next step for Benita to make and we couldn’t be enjoying it more. Listen to our track of the day ‘Say My Name’, featuring fellow Icelandic […]

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Högni

by Editor | 26th September 2017

Having previously performed in the groups GusGus and Hjaltalín, Iceland’s Högni Egilsson is now striking out under his own name. Newly signed to Erased Tapes, the acclaimed experimental label that recently celebrated its tenth birthday, Högni is on course to provide their latest success with his debut album Two Trains. The album’s title refers to […]

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Gyda Valtysdóttir Antje Taiga Jandrig

Gyda Valtysdóttir

by Editor | 7th September 2017

As a site that prides itself on celebrating new music, it’s pretty likely that this is the oldest composition we’ve ever featured on MusicMap. In fact it definitely is, as Gyda Valtysdóttir’s latest work is a recording of ‘Seikilos Epitaph’, the oldest complete composition in the world. (Dating from between 200 BC and AD 100, […]

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Talinn-based Icelander Ruxpin is a prolific electronic artist who recently marked his eighth album release with the remarkable We Become Ravens. Across its fifteen tracks the producer shows his full range, using crisp beats, emotional harmonics, epic structures and even …

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Countess Malaise

Countess Malaise

by Editor | 13th December 2017

Countess Malaise is the project of Icelandic/ Filipino visual artist and rapper Dýrfinna Benita. With a background in drawing, painting, graffiti and poetry hip hop just seems like a natural next step for Benita to make and we couldn’t be enjoying it more. Listen to our track of the day ‘Say My Name’, featuring fellow Icelandic […]

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