This week is Sense of Place: Iceland week on World Cafe with David Dye. Recently the Cafe traveled to Reykjavík for sessions with several bands including Of Monsters and Men, Sin Fang, Ólafur Arnalds, and others. Check out the entire week of sessions and interviews here.
Mafama are an electro flavored indie pop band from Iceland. They’re from the town of Akureyri, located North of the more well known Reykjavík. Mafama, currently working on their debut album, are one of a number of new bands to emerge from the town.
Below, download “Chaingang” by Mafama.