credit: Melina Rathjen


Mar 13, 2024

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

Victorian Room at The Driskill

Myrkvi began in 2020 as Magnús Thorlacius’ solo project and quickly established itself in the Icelandic indie scene. The debut single reached 2nd place on the national radio chart, and a well-received album soon followed. Magnús’ career began a few years earlier, when he won the Icelandic Battle of the Bands with Vio, also earning him the Best Singer award. They went on to release two successful records and receive a couple of nominations at the national music awards.

Myrkvi’s newly released sophomore album was written with Yngvi Holm and is built on the foundation of their old band, Vio. It marks a shift from the first album’s indie folk towards neo-psychedelia, described by Cult Following as a hidden gem and “certainly one of the more interesting releases of the year”. Myrkvi’s greatest supporter and social media star is Stebbi the cat.

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Mosfellsbær, Iceland
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