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Karisma Records have inked a deal with LUCY IN BLUE, one of the rising stars of the Icelandic Progressive music scene and are set to release the band’s sophomore full-length album “In Flight” on April 12th 2019, to coincide with the band’s appearance at the iconic Roadburn Festival in Tilburg.

Formed in 2013, LUCY IN BLUE released their self-titled debut  album via Bandcamp in 2016, and,  since then, the band’s young lineup of Arnaldur Ingi Jónsson on Keyboards and vocals, Kolbeinn Þórsson on Drums, Matthías Hlífar Mogensen on Bass and vocals, and Steinþór Bjarni Gíslason on Guitar and vocals have been stunning crowds in their native Iceland with their soaring guitar solos and intense build-ups  that take the listener for a ride through the psychedelic soundscapes and the progressive song writing styles of the 1970’s.

Of their signing to Karisma Records, LUCY IN BLUE had this to say:

For 5 years we have been expressing ourselves through the sounds we make together. It feels great to now be able to share those sounds with more people outside our little island. We are very much looking forward to bringing more of our music into the world the help of Karisma Records.

Certainly their arrival at Karisma Records, gives LUCY IN BLUE the chance to bring their music to a much larger audience.  Young though they may be, the band’s elaborate grooves and delicate chord movements are played with unique musicianship.  Combined with ethereal harmonies and philosophical lyrics that deal not only with the whole spectrum of human emotion, but also touch on more political themes as well,  LUCY IN BLUE are a band to be reckoned with.

More information about LUCY IN BLUE can be found on the band’s Facebook page at

The track “Prickers’ Groove”  from LUCY IN BLUE’s self-titled debut album can be heard here:

The Roadburn Festival has this to say about the band:
Veering effortlessly into Pink Floyd, King Crimson and Camel territory, the band will stun Roadburn on Sunday, April 14. Showcasing a deep love for psychedelic soundscapes and the progressive songwriting of the 1970s, their sound is steeped in a modern sensibility as well. We expect the In Flight album launch to be something truly special for the 2019 festival. 

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Fervent Mind

Norway’s Karisma Records have found another up and coming band to add to their already impressive roster,  in the shape of Experimental Rockers FERVENT MIND.

Formed in 2014 by vocalist and composer Live Sollid, FERVENT MIND draws its inspiration from bands such as PORCUPINE TREE, MEW, MASSIVE ATTACK, RADIOHEAD and SUSANNE SUNDFØR, mixing these diverse elements to create a sound that is both unique and original, and which balances on a fine line between the rough and the delicate.

Aside from Live on vocals and effects, FERVENT MIND’s lineup includes Simen Skrebergene on electric guitar, Martin Sandvik Gjerde on keyboards, Martin Skrebergene on electric bass, and Henrik Håland on drums.   Together they play experimental rock with elements from both post rock and metal, as well as from dream pop, trip hop and contemporary jazz, and they have garnered quite a reputation for their intense and energetic live performances.

With Karisma Records set to release the band’s debut full-length album in the Spring of 2019, FERVENT MIND had this to say about the collaboration:

We are super happy to announce that we have signed with the record label Karisma Records! Awesome times are ahead of us, and we can’t wait to show you our album!

More information about FERVENT MIND can be found on the band’s Facebook page at