Icelandic duo Between Mountains rose to prminence in their native Iceland when they won the annual talent contest Músíktilraunir – also known as The Icelandic Music Experiments – last year. The competition is a great platform for young and upcoming bands in Iceland, and has proven to be a very sharp indicator of who one should keep an eye on – having already produced winners such as Of Monsters and Men, Mammút and Vök!

Following their performance at Iceland Airwaves in November, the spotlight’s definitely on this two-piece consisting of Katla Vigdísi Vernharðsdóttur and Ásrósu Helgu Guðmundsdóttur.

To accompany the lovely piano driven track ‘Into the Dark’ that they recently released, they now unveil a video – directed by Hawk Björgvinsson. Shot in the Westfjords, a remote part of Iceland with high mountains and narrow roads, the director has made an extraordinary video – creating a world of characters who, in a distinctive way, copy each others’ body language. The visuals certainly emphasise the darkness of the song, so watch it below…

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