“We saw the fish on Klappastígur and thought it was somehow posh and that made us laugh,” Indriði Ingólfsson, guitarist and second vocalist for Reykjavík’s Muck, tells me. “Kalli Ställborn [lead vocals/guitar] took a picture of it and when the film had been developed it looked great to us—the fish is nicely dressed.” Bassist Loftur Einarsson adds: “It’s funny how the fish is fishing for fish.” We’re of course discussing the cover art for their debut full-length ‘Slaves,’ which says a lot about the band’s playfulness and intuition.
Born of chaos
The two lads indulge me as I attempt to articulate and reconcile how the band’s recent transformation has hardcore enthusiasts, indie rockers and artsy types all along for the ride. Continue reading here.
INTERVIEW WITH HALIFAXCOLLECT