Myrkvi is Magnús Thorlacius’ moniker as a solo musician. Magnús burst onto the music scene in 2014 when he won the Icelandic Battle of the Bands (Músíktilraunir) with his newly formed band Vio and scooped the award as best singer as well.

Vio were the indie darlings of Iceland for a while in the mid-2010s. They were nominated twice at the Icelandic Music Awards and enjoyed hits like ‘You Lost It’. Vio remains a project Magnús is working on.

In 2020, Magnús started a solo career as Myrkvi (Icelandic for “eclipse”). His debut single ‘Sér um sig’ reached 2nd place on the national radio chart in Iceland and ‘Gamechanger’ soon followed reaching 5th place. His debut album was released on 30.10.20 at the height of a world pandemic.