#18 Beyond Björk
Don’t get us wrong, Björk, Sigur Rós, GusGus and Of Monsters and Men are great but there’s a lot more to Icelandic music. In this episode, we’ll begin our journey into the Icelandic music landscape and introduce you to some classics, what the kids are listening to and sprinkle in a touch of techno BDSM.
We’re hoping to make this a recurring topic of discussion so don’t be dismayed if you’re not into or are already hip to the music we talk about this go around––we’ll circle back to this topic on the regular.
A little of our musical taste/background to give our listeners a sense of the filter through which we’re listening to and critiquing the music we’ll be sharing on today’s episode.
Our first and/or favorite:
Lyd - I Want You Back by the Jackson 5 and Control by Janet Jackson
J-Mo - Neil Young Harvest
Lyd - Word Up by Cameo
J-Mo - My friend Augusta's mix tapes which were mainly Magnetic Fields, Belle and Sebastian and Saint Etienne
Lyd - Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest
J-Mo - Vibeology by Paula Abdul
Lyd - Crazy in Love by Beyonce
J-Mo - Song Against Sex by Neutral Milk Hotel
- What’s on heavy rotation now
Lyd - The Carters and 80s/90s R&B
J-Mo - Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
Our playlists of the songs featured on this episode:
Songs mentioned in this episode:
The Ballad of the Broken Birdie Records - Múm (Ruxpin Remix II)
Heyr mína bæn - Elly Vilhjálms [aka Eurovision Song Contest 1964 - Winner: Non ho l'eta (I’m Not Old Enough) by Gigliola Cinquetti]
Vegir liggja til allra átta - Elly Vilhjálms
Ocean is Amber - Gróa
Downward Dog - Gróa
Into the Dark - Between Mountains
Little Sunny Flowers - Between Mountains
Just a Friend - Biz Markie
b.o.b.a. - JóiPé, Króli
Í átt að tunglinu - JóiPé, Króli
Ég vil það - Chase Anthony, JóiPé
Hatrið mun sigra - Hatari
Glaðasti hundur í heimi - Friðrik Dór
Particles - Island Songs VI - Ólafur Arnalds, Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir
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