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DJ Musician - EURO-TRASH-2012 Unleashed!
EURO-TRASH-2012: A collection of the national anthems, re-imagined by DJ Musician, of the countries participating in the UEFA EURO 2012 - European Football Championship in June. This collection is a Hljˇ­aklettar digital release. Click here for more info.
Vindva Mei's 'Dirty Classics' Released
This cassette contains unreleased Vindva Mei material recorded in Reykjavik, Iceland between 1995 and 1996. Tracks were recorded with cassette decks, VHS video tapes, 4-track tape recorders, A-B looping on CD players, various guitar pedals and analog synthesizers. Click here for more info.
The Aimless Wanderings of Runar Magnusson- 2011 North American Tour
Runar Magnusson will be taking North America by storm this fall. Check out this page for tour information, details, and event information. This tour promises to be disturbing in more ways than one.
New Runar Magnusson EP on Ukranian label ~taqueot
Runar Magnusson's new EP 'Stroking' is out now on ~taqueot. The title track is a remix of a piece called Veladar Strokur. The track Veladar Strokur, on the other hand, is a rework of the piece Kontur des FŘhles, for string quartet and electronics by Ejnar Kanding. Veladar Strokur, a quadrophonic piece for a string quartet and electronics was premiered by the Messerkvartetten on March 27th, 2011 at Medicinsk Museion in Copenhagen, Denmark. 'Stroking' was mixed in the Hljodaklettar studio in Copenhagen this year. Veladar Strokur, Runar's rework of Kontur des FŘhles will be released shortly, along with Ejnar Kanding┤s piece Sichhingab as a limited edition mini CD by Hljˇ­aklettar.
Lots of stunning works and activity from 'Rˇsa' artist ANNA CEEH
Lots of great news from 'Rosa' artist ANNA CEEH. Her work has been featured in "An Exchange with Sol LeWittö Cabinet magazine, MASS MoCA, USA (exhibition catalogue out now). She recently won a Honorary Mention award at Prix Ars Electronica in Digital Musics & Sound Art for her project SONIC ZONES with Franz Pomassl. If you have not already seen her MELK TRIBUNE sound installation in Melk, Lower Austria, the exhibit is still open daily from noon until midnight (free admission). She has also contributed to Tomodachi Calling, a Charity web-shop for Japan Tsunami disaster relief. Lastly, don't forget to check out her incredible interview series with artists Christian Fennesz, Finnbogi Petursson and others.
Concert for the Dreamachines, Runar Magnusson & TR Kirstein at the Peberdaemon Exhibition (Thursday 14 April, 2011).
TR Kirstein and Runar Magnusson will perform live by the Dreamachines at the Peberdaemon Exhibition at BKS Garage in Copenhagen. The Exhibition is curated by the Danish artist TR Kirstein and focuses on soundart. Various live performances are going on through out the week in collaboration with TR Kirstein. Click here for details.
Hljˇ­aklettar's next release 'Rˇsa' available January 2011
Rˇsa is a USB drive containing music, videos, and 2D art. There are 16 artists, representing 9 countries. This release is limited to 65 hand numbered units available January 2011. Click here for details.
Runar Magnusson playing live in Vienna this weekend
Runar Magnusson will be playing two shows in Vienna, Austria this weekend. The first show on Friday, November 13th is ZONE: FOKUS NORDIC COUNTRIES. The second show will take place the following day entitled SCANDINAVIAN GORILLAKAFFEE SPECIAL. Click here for details.
Hljˇ­aklettar presents for the first time in Iceland- BJNilsen (Touch Music)
For the first time in Iceland, BJNilsen will be playing Thursday, October 28th at Venue, along with Vindva Mei, Runar Magnusson, and PÚtur Eyvindsson. Guests will enjoy a special suprise gift from Hljˇ­aklettar. Click here for details.
Hljˇ­aklettar at Iceland Airwaves 2010
Hljˇ­aklettar is hosting a series of events and performances as part of the Iceland Airwaves 2010 program. Finnbogi PÚtursson and son StÚfan, Evil Madness, Reptilicus, Stilluppsteypa, Vindva Mei, Gj÷ll and many more will be performing throughout the week. Click here for details.
Tv÷ Kv÷ld Hljˇ­akletta - Two Hljˇ­aklettar Nights In Reykjavik
Hljˇ­aklettar is hosting two shows on two seperate Thursday nights in August. The shows feature concerts, videos, installations and performances by label artists & special guests. Click here for details.
Reptilicus, Runar Magnusson, Stilluppsteypa, and Evil Madness show in Reykjavik this Thursday, July 22
Inferno 5, Reptilicus, Runar Magnusson, Stilluppsteypa, GJÍLL, Evil Madness, Snorri Asmundsson, Biogen + Special Guest will play at Tryggvag÷tu this Thursday. Click here for details.
'Hljˇ­aklettaráDress Upĺ Now Available for Purchase
Limited edition Hljˇ­aklettar jacket and cassette are now available for purchase. Click here for details.
Release Date Announced for 'Hljˇ­aklettaráDress Upĺ Jacket & Audio Cassette
Limited edition Hljˇ­aklettar jacket and cassette combo will be released on Thursday, June 17th (also Iceland's Independence Day). This is Hljˇ­aklettar's second release and features an all star cast of artists on the adjoining cassette. 'Dress Up' is now available for pre-order. Click here for details.
Dreamachines Exhibited @ Big Wheel Studios in Vordingborg on Friday, June 4th
As part of Vordingborg cities culture night, Big Wheel Studios are hosting an open house exhibiting Runar Magnusson's Dreamachine installation. Two Dreamachines will be running from 5pm-9pm on Friday, June 4th. As an added bonus, DJ Musician is playing from 7pm-9pm. Click here for details.
'Hljˇ­aklettaráDress Upĺ Jacket & Audio Cassette Available for Pre-order
Limited edition Hljˇ­aklettar jacket and cassette combo is now available for pre-order. There are only 35 available so don't sleep. The adjoining cassette contains music fromáBJNilsen, Evil Madness, Runar Magnusson, DJ Musician, Petur Eyvindsson, Vindva Mei, Crying Cowboy, SameSameButDifferent among others. Click here for details.
Stilluppsteypa, BJ Nilsen, Ingolfur Arnarsson, & Franz Graf performance during the donaufestival
In Krems, Stilluppsteypa will expand their live set into a collective, audio/visual performance together with the field recording experimentalist BJ Nilsen, fine artist Ingˇlfur Arnarsson, and ôIceland Hits Danubeö curator Franz Graf, who has been fostering the Austrian-Icelandic friendship for years. Click here for details.
Hljˇ­aklettar artist performances during Reykjavik Museum Night 2010
Runar Magnusson, Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson and Helgi Thorsson will all be participating in Reykjavik Museum Night 2010- Friday, February 12th. Runar Magnusson will be showcasing his Dreamachine Installation at Asmundarsafn (┴smundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum). In addition to a Stilluppsteypa concert, Sigtryggur Berg Simarsson and Helgi Thorsson will be exhibiting art and performance work. Click here for details.
Hljˇ­aklettar digital catalog now available on WaxPoetics Digital
We are proud to announce that the Hljˇ­aklettar digital catalog is now available through our friends at Waxpoetics Digital. Runar Magnusson, DJ Musician and Vindva Mei re-releases are all up for preview and purchase.
Hljˇ­aklettar stickers
Hljˇ­aklettar stickers are now available. If you would like some, simply email info@hljodaklettar.com - put 'stickers' in the subject and include your address in the body of the email.
Hljˇ­aklettar football warm up jackets coming soon!
Hljˇ­aklettar limited edition football warm up jackets with cassettes will soon be available. There will only be 35 available. Keep checking back for details.