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Oct 18

Make It Big Abroad! from Kristinn Pálsson on 8tracks Radio.

Kristinn Pálsson’s Make It Big Abroad! on @8tracks

The size of the Icelandic pop market is very small. So, our musicians are always trying to seek for fame and fortune in a world, where the grass is always greener on the other side of the creek. The true beauty of the English language was their only form of lyrical expression….Here are some examples from the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with artists like Thor’s Hammer, Pelican and Jack Magnet….

May 5

Agonizing Adolescents Part 2: A Selection of American Garage Rock Favourites from 1965-1970 from Kristinn Pálsson on 8tracks.

Agonizing Adolescents Part 2: A Selection of American Garage Rock Favourites from 1965-1970 - by Kristinn Pálsson @8tracks

We’ll go on with the dynamic heritage of The Rolling Stones in America in the 60’s. Their first tours there left a trail of countless garage rock bands filled with angry, disappointed and pimpled teenagers screaming in agony over their unfullfilled desires. Some of those acts simply gave everything they had for just one released single before they disappeared into the void….Here are some examples with artists coming mostly from the east cost, the midwest and the southern states….

garage rock 60’s garage original 60’s punk fuzzy guitars teenage angst

The Renaissance of the New Romantics... from Kristinn Pálsson on 8tracks.

The Renaissance of the New Romantics… - by Kristinn Pálsson @8tracks

The Digital Revolution in the 80‘s gave birth to a whole new breed of beautiful pop music. This was The Renaissance of the New Romantics, where David Bowie, Gary Numan and Kraftwerk were driving the bulldozer and serving as a mid-wives to the genre. This is it. The true nostalgia of the 80’s in 28 songs…

electro pop synth pop new romantic 80’s nostalgia 80’s pop

Nov 28

The Birth Of Soul: A Selection of Soul Music Favourites from 1959-1971…

Twenty-five joyful and uplifting soul numbers including music by Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and The Booker T. & the MG’s. This is the proud spirit of all true soul brothers and soul sisters…

Nov 21

This Joint Is Jumping in Martini Bubbles…!: A Selection of Retro-Swing Shakers With a Dash of Cocktail Lounge, Doo-Wop and Probably Many Other Styles…

Twenty-five lively and mood-filling retro-swing shakers from America, England, Iceland, Italy, Austria and France including music by Lounge Against The Machine, Pink Martini and The Puppini Sisters. It also includes interesting and rare swing versions of famous classic rock numbers…