Top Tips for the Weekend

Listen to Icelandic star Ásgeir, read Willy Vlautin's latest portrait of contemporary America or book tickets for the Jameson film festival: Nadine O'Regan's Top Tips.

31st January, 2014
Nadine O'Regan's Top Tips


**In the Silence** from Ásgeir. In his native Iceland, 21-year-old Ásgeir is already a big star – and it’s easy to work out why. With his gentle rhythms, undulating choruses and inventively layered melodies, not to mind his honeyed vocals, Ásgeir tumbles gently into the senses, charming and disarming over ten shimmering audio confections. For his first international release, his original Icelandic lyrics have been rerecorded into accented English, and even if he occasionally sounds...

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