Músíktilraunir 2009


The Icelandic Music Experiments; Músiktilraunir 2009; on the move!
The I.M.E. will be held for the 27th year now in march/april. There will be 4 semi-final nights this year, instead of 5. Semi-finals are from the 27.march-30.march in the beutiful venue of the Íslenska Óperan. The finals will be held on the 4.april at Listasafn Reykjavik, Hafnarhusinu.

The main goal of the I.M.E. is to make way for young and uprising musicians, and giving them an opportunity to perform on a professional level, and even get rewarded with spectacular prices that include recording sessions,music instruments etc. Through the years, I.M.E. has proven to be a milstone for young and upcoming bands and still is a great venue for our evergrowing icelandic music scene.

The registration for the I.M.E. starts on 27.feb and ends on the 13.march. Application forms and any information is given at Hitt Húsið, at Pósthússtræti 3-5, and at www.musiktilraunir and www.hitthusid.is. Applicants have to: fill out the application form; send in 2 songs (mp3’s); make a brief text/description of the band and provide a high quality digital band/artist picture.
Participation fee is : 6000 kr.

40 bands/musicians can perform this year. Hitt Húsið will select those 40 applications based on the rules of the I.M.E. Those who will be rejected this year, will get their registration fee back.