Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen

January 23 2020

Morgunblaðið, Music Journalist

Dr. Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen (b. 1974) is an Icelandic music journalist and scholar. He’s been writing about music and popular culture since 1999, mainly for Morgunblaðið daily but his writings have also appeared in article collections and music sites abroad. He is the author of three books on Icelandic music with the fourth in the writing stage. He has been a member of numerous jury panels and boards, both at home and abroad, and is also a regular commentator on music in television, radio and other media in his native Iceland. He is now the director of the undergraduate media and communication studies programme at The University of Iceland (The Faculty of Social and Human Sciences).