ErkiTónlist was founded in 1985 to promote creative endeavours in music, especially those that for one reason or other did not obtain commercial support.


ErkiTónlist sf has:

  • Issued several LPs and CDs with experimental and theatre music
  • Constructed the MIC database for Icelandic music –
  • Produced music videos for experimental music
  • Organized seminars for young musicians – emphasizing on computer music
  • Initiated and organized the biannual ErkiTid – the first electronic music festival in Iceland
  • Supported the development of CALMUS project , a computer program for musical composition
  • Operated a studio for recording, sound design, video production and programming environment for CALMUS
  • Released CDs with classical as well as contemporary music