Nordic Playlist heads to Nuuk Nordisk Kulturfestival!

By Francine Gorman Launched in January 2014, the Nordic Playlist is a website which thrives on promoting the fantastic, innovative and inspiring music being created by artists within the Nordic region. Musicians of the North We all know how exciting, how unique and how continually creative the musicians of the North are, and now, with music […]

Small Time Giants launches Arctic Winter Games 2016 theme song!

‘We are the Arctic’ by Small Time Giants Last Sunday, the theme song for Arctic Winter Games 2016 ‘We are the Arctic’ by Small Time Giants  was launched. It received an overwhelmingly positive response for its world premiere in Nuuk, Greenland! There is only six months to go until Arctic Winter Games 2016, a sport and culture […]

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Rockstones – from underground to record deal

Rockstones is a 5-piece rock band from Nuuk, who I’ve followed since their wee baby steps as one of the most persistent underground bands in the local scene. The band recently released their debut album ‘Qilammi Ungasissumi’, an album consisting of guitar solos, catchy rock refrains and Greenlandic lyrics. Not only is the band now […]

Foto: Dida G. Heilmann

Iceland’s got Talent in Greenland: Thelma Kajsdóttir Lyberth

She played the guitar, singing a Greenlandic a song she composed three days before. 19-year-old Thelma Kajsdóttir Lyberth sang in the music television show Iceland’s Got Talent and wowed everyone in her debut performance. Born to Icelander Edda Lyberth and Greenlandic father Kaj Lyberth, she resides in Qaqortoq in South Greenland, a town with 3229 people. Originally, Thelma […]

Thelma Lyberth, Icelandic Greenlandic musician

Nanook – the boys on the block that everyone knows

So – let’s admit it. Nanook, the 5 piece based in Nuuk and Copenhagen, have dominated the music charts in Greenland since their debut in 2009. Nanook is well-appreciated all over Greenland and have recently released their third studio-album “Pissaaneqaqisut” (Those who have great power)” – the band’s name comes from the old inuit religion’s […]

Photo by Steen Olsen


Greenlandic musicians from an international perspective: Every well-informed person who knows anything about our large northerly island called Greenland knows that everyone plays in a band. Well, not quite. Since I just made that up I can’t really confirm this fact, but it’s true that EVERYONE knows someone who is in a band. It’s more […]

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