My Journey


Melodica Festival – the greatest music festival on earth!

Melodica Festival

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I want to tell you about the Melodica festival, my favorite music festival, and in my opinion the best place for any music lover. I play there every year. Here’s me playing it for the 10th time: If you’re reading this, I assume you love music. If you don’t, what’s wrong with you? Anyway. Music […]

Some of my work for theater

Í skugga Sveins

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I’ve been on the Icelandic folk music scene for about 15 years. I have released a solo album, as well as a few other things, and have traveled to various countries to perform, including Austria, Monaco, The Czech Republic, England, Denmark and more. It’s all been wonderful. But some of the best stuff I’ve done […]

My ink (and the stories behind it)

One Bad Ink

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So, I’ve never claimed to be particularly normal. And frankly, you probably wouldn’t be reading this at all if I was. But here we are. Anyway, I recently got my first tattoo. At 36. I’ve been wanting one for many, many years. But I guess it’s the same as with my music. I just keep […]

A ghost who loves sad songs

A Ghost who loves sad songs

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This is a story about death. And life. And ghosts who enjoy sad songs. You know, the usual. Look, I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Sad songs make me happy. Do you agree? There’s some sort of cleansing in a properly sad song. My favorites are songs that might sound fairly uplifting, […]

Why I don’t write love songs for my wife

Why I don't write love songs for my wife

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“Hey, honey, I have a new song. Do you want to hear it?” “Sure. Is it a love song for me?” “Uh… Nope.” This happens all the time. Well, it used to happen all the time. My wife has stopped asking me that question now, because she knows it’s not going to happen. Why, you […]

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