Download Morðingjarnir’s “Þú komst með jólin til mín” (feat. Thorunn Antónía)

Morðingjarnir & Thorunn Antónía – Þú komst með jólin til mín Christmas season has arrived in Reykjavík, which means, lots of jólabjór, plenty of holiday décor around the city and of course, CHRISTMAS TUNE...
We stopped over at the Geysir for a close look. Greg (who had lost luggage of clothes in transit) took a spray to body for the experience. Warmed him up for a few seconds.


Did you know that aside from making some pretty nice vodka, those folks over at Reyka also sponsor an annual contest where US bands can win the chance to perform at Iceland Airwaves. This is pretty cool of them—if you’re a ...
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The Wayward Wanderings Of A Confused Expat – Iceland Airwaves Edition

In accordance with the unwritten expatriate code, I have spent the last few years going on about the wonders of my native Iceland. Seeing as the majority of those years have been spent in the company of the same three men (i.e....

Frímann Frímannsson and Krummi Björgvinsson

EXCLUSIVE: We Speak To Frímann Frímannsson And Krummi About LEGEND’s New Video

LEGEND recently released a video for the track ‘The City’, which is embedded below, and which you should watch for an insight into one aspect of Reykjavík living. Directed by Krummi himself (and edited by his good friend F...
Skálmöld by Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Techno Vikings, Hot Chicks & Annoying Kids

Bárujárn, Hljómsveitin Ég, Skálmöld, Ultra Mega Technobandið Stefán at Gamli Gaukurinn on Sunday

So, were you one of those fools who decided to pay all that money and venture all that way to Laugardalshöll to take part in the shiny dolphin wanking fest that was the Sigur Rós concert? Ha! Shame on you! The real music love...

Saytan by Ægir Freyr Birgisson

Instrumetal And Experimetal // And With A Growl, It Was Over…

Two Tickets to Japan, Saytan at Amsterdam on Sunday

So Iceland Airwaves 2012 comes to a close. The festival where everything that could go wrong went wrong. A festival that was lacking in breathtaking new discoveries and crazy live performances. But it was also a festival where ...
Boogie Trouble by Aníta Eldjárn

Once More, With Feeling // Intoxicate Me Now

Jón Þór, Elín Ey, Sometime, Boogie Trouble at Þýski Barinn/Deutsche Bar on Sunday

The Good: We are here and the time is now
The Bad: Some drunk guy talking loudly on his phone at the back of the club during a quiet acoustic set.
Every Airwaves Sunday I remember this again. That Airwaves works because Reykjavík is in essence a glorified festival ground; it is a play pen, a crib—it is safe, secluded, and full of young people who think they can do just...

The Bear, The Wolf, And The Unveiling of Sigur Rós

Sigur Rós at Laugardalshöllin on Sunday, 4 November 2012

The Good: Brennisteinn!
The Bad: No signal.
Once in autumn-nighttime, a bear and a wolf strode through a forest. As they walked, bear heard music so beautiful that she said: “Sister wolf, what bird is it that sings so well?” “It’s not a bird at all; that is Sigur...