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Biggibix

Ísafjörður, Westfjords, Iceland | INDIE

Ísafjörður, Westfjords, Iceland | INDIE
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"the Aldrei For Eg Sudur festival"

"Often, the bands were harder to pin down: Biggibix went from approximating the ’80s nostalgia of the Killers to the ’80s nostalgia of Daughtry. Still, it was harder to resist his last number, the broad and soaring “Situation” (the recorded version of which sells it short by a great deal). A small army of fellow friends and musicians crowded on to the stage – somewhere between 15 and 20 in all – locked arms and belted out the song’s giddy, shout-along chorus and, one by one, the audience caught on and joined in. In the end, that’s what Aldrei For Eg Sudur is about: a community raising cheerful, drunken voices in song and in celebration." - 17 dots (www.17dots.com)


"FM4ORF.AT - Biggibix at Aldrei For Eg Sudur 2010"

FM4ORF.at - Radio Live

about Biggibix at AFS Rock festival:

"Another highlight was the set from Ísafjörður-local Biggi Bix, who sort of took rock and roll and made it into an avalanche. It's hard to describe." - FM4ORF.AT


Discography

Biggibix debut album "Set me on fire" was released March 26th 2010. His first single "Oh My, Oh My" has gotten alot of radio time on the icelandic national radiostation Ras 2.

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Birgir Örn, also known as Biggibix, is born on 1st September 1981 in Isafjordur, a tiny and remote cultural hot-spot in the North-West of Iceland which gave birth to some of Iceland‘s best known musicians and artists. Isafjordur doesn‘t see the sun for three months of the year and is sometimes shut off from the rest of the world for days due to snow storms leaving the inhabitants accustomed to looking inwards for inspiration and motivation for their creative expressions.

Biggibix is an offspring of that setting. He acquired his first guitar at the age of eight and wrote his first song that same year as well as giving his first concert in the basement of the apartment building where he grew up in.

Music was a great influence in his childhood. His parents owned a huge selection of records and listened to music at all times giving him the opportunity of learning to enjoy various types of music. This, perhaps, has resulted in Biggibix’s sense of not wanting to belong to a particular genre but enjoying the opportunity of switching between types hence avoiding being labelled.

Biggibix has, throughout his life, used music as a form of expression, with honesty and sincerity shining through his work.

In 2001 there was a turning point in his music life as he wrote a song which was used as soundtrack in an Icelandic film. The success of the song resulted in the founding of the band BMX which lasted four years until Biggibix focus shifted towards writing his own stuff under the name of Biggibix.

BiggiBix has recently finished his first solo album named "Set Me On Fire" which was released in March 2010.

The album’s first single, "Oh My, Oh My", was released in June 2009 and reached Top 10 in Iceland with the second single, "Situation", being released in August facing similar recognition.

Website: www.biggibix.com

Watch Biggibix perform live here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oopgYRj7bB8