Icelandic band Vök are ready for world domination. The alt-pop trio – made up of Margrét Rán (vocals), Einar Stef (bass/guitar) and Bergur (drums) – make music that perfectly captures the contradictions of being alive. Through their unique and lushly layered sound that blends electro and indie with forward-thinking pop and a self-assured aesthetic, that is just as striking as their sound, Vök continue to cement their position as one of the most exciting alternative bands right now.
Vök and they won Iceland’s prestigious Músíktilraunir (‘Music Experiments’ – other winners e.g. Of Monsters and Men). only 6 months after they started playing together. Their triumph soon led to the release of their debut EP Tension. They began to further mark themselves on their second EP Circles.
Hailed by Noisey as “the modern sexiness of The Knife,”
The release landed them an international record deal with Nettwerk Music.
Their first album released was, Figure in 2017. The album was critically acclaimed and won the Icelandic Music Awards in the Electronic Music category. In The Dark followed in 2019. Co-produced by James Earp (Lewis Capaldi). It won Pop Album of the Year and Margret Ran won th
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