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Iceland: A Love Affair – Part 3

I ate a horse. Or at least, part of a horse. I think I saw the jockey on the menu as well, as an appetiser, but I may have been mistaken. My grasp on Icelandic is not good. The horse was delicious. When questioned, Icelandic gi...
 
 
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IN THE IMMORTAL WORDS OF PAVEMENT:

“You’ll just have to wait!” — Guys. It’s like five something AM. It’s been a crazy, wonderful week. Everyone is transparent by now, either desperately trying to hold on to the memories or wis...
 
 
Legend at Gaukur á Stöng by Iona Sjöfn

Dazed, Derived, Darkness & Dancing

So far I’ve had pretty good luck this Airwaves. Every night I’ve been to has been cohesively programmed and well planned. Having carefully studied the schedule for days and days before the festival, I knew this was an anoma...
 

 
Ghostdigital at Faktorý by Hvalreki

Dance Dance Resolution

Saturday was my night to cut a rug. I resolved to do so while drinking… heavily, but responsibly! 20:00 Tonik Understandably, these boys had a tall order to fill – first group of the night, playing to a crowd of about ...
 
 
Muck by Hvalreki

Crack Sounds

It is pretty safe to say that Gunslinger is probably the most interesting thing to ever come out of Egilsstaðir. But they might also be the most interesting band in Icelandic hard-core. Their music consists of fantastically ar...
 

 
Miri at Iðnó by Ægir Freyr Birgisson

Good Work, Everyone!

Arriving early to something in Iceland is almost taboo. If it’s a dinner party, the host may find you rude, and if it’s a concert or other party, you may very well find that nobody else is there. That’s just the way that ...
 
 
Sizarr at Tjarnarbíó by Júlía Hvanndal

The Good, the Bad and the Shemales

If during the whirlwind of weird that was the band’s thirty-some minutes on stage I had had a moment to do anything besides stare incredulously, I would have undoubtedly heard the song Mama Told Me (Not to Come) playing somew...
 
 
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Photographer Skari profiled

Óskar Hallgrímsson, or Skari, as he is often referred to by today’s urban youth, Is a somewhat professional photographer and a veteran Grapevine photographer (he worked on and off there from 2004-2007, until h...