Kiriyama Family is one of Iceland’s most recognised and yet mysterious musical acts. Combining nostalgic 1980s synth pop atmosphere, progressive rock hooks and germane, often razor-sharp lyrics, the band sounds like no one else. A mix of influences from Arcade Fire, Tame Impala and M83, to Christopher Cross and Steely Dan…Kiriyama Family crosses the line between yacht rock, dream pop and a Jean Claude Van Damme movie soundtrack.

Hailing from isolated locations in the Icelandic countryside and moving to the bustling and growing town of Reykjavik, the band has been reaching out with hit after hit for eight years. While it’s hard to box them into one single genre, one thing is certain; audiences both inside Iceland and internationally agree that Kiriyama Family’s music has a place in their hearts and playlists.

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