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On the Record: Inside Iceland’s music studios

Words by
Jelena Ćirić

Photography by
Golli

Long before outsiders looked to Iceland for the latest in music, Icelanders looked outward. Infatuated with American music, locals in the 1950s and 1960s started jazz and rock groups that took to the nation’s stages and made the public dance. While they had their share of performance opportunities, when it came to recording, there were no professional studios in the country.
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Long before outsiders looked to Iceland for the latest in music, Icelanders looked outward. Infatuated with American music, locals in the 1950s and 1960s started jazz and rock groups that took to the nation’s stages and made the public dance. While they had their share of performance opportunities, when it came to recording, there were no professional studios in the country.
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