Kontinuum release video for brand new single Hjartavél

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Icelandic ambient proggers Kontinuum have released a lyric video for a brand new song, Hjartavél, which you can watch below.

It's the first new music from the quintet since the release of No Need To Reason in 2018. Although there are no details on a follow-up album, the band's own quotes seem to indicate more new material is on the horizon.

"'Hjartavél' marks the first movement of a new cycle," the band state. "Just like any artist knows, we needed to pump blood back into our creative hearts after the pandemic. Drawing inspiration from the works of Einar Jónson, we set off with our dear friend and audio engineer, Jón Dal, to create something new, something different. We built our hjartavél."

You can listen to Warm Blood, taken from No Need To Reason, here.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.