Idiosyncratic, intelligent and involving, Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós (2011), Serious Feather’s latest not-for-profit film production, is a memorable celebration of Iceland’s dynamic and diverse contemporary independent music scene.
Filmed in full HD, the 30 minute documentary features insightful interviews with Haukur Magnússon, flamboyant editor of Reykjavík’s Grapevine Magazine, Ólafur Arnalds, world renowned pop-classical composer and music producer, and Pétur Úlfur Einarsson and Hafsteinn Michael Guðmundsson, ambitious co-founders behind online music distributor Gogoyoko.
With wonderful performances also from cutting-edge Icelandic acts such as Reykjavik!, Hafdis Huld, Berndsen, Mugison, Ólafur Arnalds, Lára Rúnars, Bloodgroup, For A Minor Reflection, Seabear, Sykur, Severed Crotch and DJ Musician, Iceland: Beyond Sigur Rós (2011) has been receiving rave reviews from around the world and really is something you shouldn’t miss.
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