Smekkleysa has for three decades been the driving force behind the creative spirit in Icelandic music and writing and has contributed to the preservation of cultural values in the fields of words and music. Smekkleysa has been a publishing house and a record store, hosting concerts and shows and numerous events and now, 33 years and 300 releases later, Smekkleysa is publishing a book about its secrets and gossips where nothing is left over!

Smekkleysa 33 1/3 is a richly illustrated publication published on the occasion of the 33rd anniversary of Smekkleysa. Many well-known artists have contributed to the publication which contains numerous photographs, most by Björg Sveinsdóttir. This is a diverse publication with exciting material, short articles, pictures, clippings and posters from the history of one of the most colorful publishers in Iceland.

The book is 176 pages and in an edition of 500
The book is both in English and Icelandic
Design: Ámundi SigurðssonEditor: Ólafur J. Engilbertsson


Presale is now on for the book which will come from the printers on December 1. 2020
Special edition is also available here