Vok Tension Final

Vök will release their Tension

The MuseBox Records today announced the signing of Iceland’s Vök . While the young trio and their dreamy electronica pop have held the attention of their native Icelandic press since 2013, international fans are now starting to take notice. This fall Vök will release”Tension,” their debut EP on The MuseBox Records. A tour of the United States in support of the record will follow. More information on Vök is available on the band’s official Facebook page.

Shortly after forming, Vök won an annual band contest, “Músíktilraunir,” which is the Icelandic version of a battle of the bands. The third member, guitarist Ólafur Alexander, joined the band shortly thereafter. Vök has since been generating significant hype in the vibrant music scene of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavík. With a sound mainly comprised of soft electronics and melodic vocals, guitar also plays a prominent role in Vök’s sound and places Vök a bit more in the realm of indie-electro, thus resulting in comparisons to Florence and the Machine, The XX, and The Knife.

Billy Bragg keeps the faith

Taken from Billy Bragg’s new album ‘Mr Love & Justice’ (out this week), ‘I Keep Faith’ is released on 17th March on Cooking Vinyl.

You can watch the video here:




Billy Bragg is playing tonight at the Roundhouse and he’ll also be playing a string of UK dates in April/May. Here are full dates:

Billy Bragg (in-store) 03.07.08 LONDON HMV

Billy Bragg 04.23.08 LONDON Barbican Hall

Billy Bragg 04.24.08 BRISTOL Colston Hall

Billy Bragg 04.25.08 BIRMINGHAM Town Hall

Billy Bragg 04.27.08 GLASGOW ABC

Billy Bragg 04.29.08 GATESHEAD The Sage

Billy Bragg 04.30.08 SHEFFIELD City Hall

Billy Bragg 05.02.08 LIVERPOOL Philharmonic Hall

Billy Bragg 05.03.08 READING The Hexagon

Billy Bragg 05.04.08 LINCOLN The Engine Shed


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