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For Akia rocks Akisuanerit Festival 2015!

If you’re into music and also Greenland, then the Akisuanerit Festival is for you. Organised each year in October by Atlantic Music, the festival based in Nuuk pulls in some heavyweight names during the multi-day festival. This year’s busiest night was Saturday evening, with For Akia opening for Nanook, Small Time Giants and alternative rock […]

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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 […]

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AQQA(LU) ENGELL / UYARAKQ – Full time dad; Part time superhero

Let’s have a look at the Greenlandic musician Aqqalu Engell and his new album. Aqqalu or just Lu, is better known by the stage name Uyarakq is an unique Greenlandic musician, Producer and DJ. He has just been nominated for the Koda Awards 2014 for his human uniqueness and for his work for the Greenlandic […]

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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 […]

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MALU ROHMANN – kicking up the snow in Greenlandic music

The Greenlandic music scene is as alive and bustling as ever, both in Greenland and Denmark. Malu Rohmann, a Copenhagen-based singer-songwriter, has been writing and performing her own music since 2010 and is one of several new talents emerging on the Greenlandic scene. Rohmann is to this date unsigned and is yet to release an […]

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