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Rökkurró at Harpa by Siggi

Transient Architecture & Songs From The Fringe

So let this be your soundtrack to the after-party. As I began this review I was not entirely sure how to put it all together and to be honest, I am not sure that I entirely do now. Yet somehow this night all worked amazingly ...
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Hallgrímur Helgason by Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Airwords: Poets Bring Voice to the Party

The Airwords event offered an interesting new angle to Airwaves ’13 by bringing, some of Iceland’s most notable writers to the party.  The event was a mix of readings and music sets.  Harpa Kaldalón was a comfort...
by Burke Jam
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Sounds Of The Harbor: Yatra Arts Showcases The Gravity And Grace of Static

Harpa Kaldalón rumbled to exquisite electronic life with the opening Yatra Arts showcase. The depth of field within this group of artists is a difficult thing to wrap your head around, and to pull off back to back for six hour...
by Burke Jam
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Label Nights ’13: Yatra Arts Celebrate the Noise

Celebrate the the noise, the beautiful noise! Praveer Baijal, the creative force behind Yatra Arts, recently took some time for us to discuss the past present and future of Yatra Arts.  His passionate curatorial approach, cont...
by Burke Jam
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Airwaves Off-Venue: Italian Pianist Bruno Bavota’s Iceland Debut

As well as extra chances to catch well-known names in a relaxed daytime setting, the Iceland Airwaves off-venues can offer chances to glimpse artists on the rise. Italian composer and pianist Bruno Bavota is one such performer,...
by Burke Jam
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Iceland Airwaves Label Nights: Babel

Árni Grétar, also known as Futuregrapher, is a leading figure in Icelandic electronic music and a big part of the Möller label. We caught up with him to discuss their takeover of the Harlem bar & venue, entitled Babel, a...
by Burke Jam
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