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Poliçagate: “…sometimes circumstances occur in life that make a happy ending impossible.”

As we reported yesterday, Minneapolis hipstergazewave newcomers Poliça (finally learned to make that weird ‘c’ thing!) have cancelled their anticipated appearance at Iceland Airwaves 2012 with but a week’s...
 
 
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WARNING! Less Than 900 Tickets Left for Sigur Rós!

Hey everyone! This is important: we just got tipped off that tickets to the special Sigur Rós’ special Airwaves performance are close to selling out. According to their management firm, there are less than 900 spots left to ...
 
 
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WTF ICELAND AIRWAVES!? Pt. III: Advice for getting through your first (or fifth!) festival experience

Dear Grapevine, I’ve heard rumours that getting into the more well-known bands’ shows will be really difficult and I may have to wait in line for a long time. Is this true? I’m just trying to see as much music as ...
 

 
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POLIÇA Just Up And Cancel Their Airwaves Show – Airwaves Crew “NOT AMUSED”

From out of the blue, Minneapolis hipstercore merchants Poliça have cancelled their scheduled Iceland Airwaves appearance, a mere week before they were set to headline Thursday night at the Art Museum. While the reasons for t...
 
 
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IT’S HERE! IT’S FINALLY HERE! Grapevine’s Fancy Airwaves 2K12 Compilation Is Here!

FANCY THIS, EVERYONE! IT’S HERE! IT’S FINALLY HERE IN ALL ITS 512 MEGABYTES OF GLORY! Yup, as we promised in our last issue (which contained a pretty rad Airwaves-pullout, for all you Airwaves enthusiasts to enthuse...
 

 
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Don’t Have A Ticket To Airwaves?

You can still take part in some of the awesome festival fun! By Anna Andersen Attention tourists who for some reason decided to visit Iceland at the end of October/beginning of November, you’ve probably noticed that there is ...
 
 
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The Grapevine’s Airwaves Survival Guide!

Navigating your way through Iceland’s biggest five-day party By Rebecca Louder     While some may think of Iceland Airwaves as a festival of locals and Iceland devotees, we know that every year the city welcomes hun...
 
 
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WTF ICELAND AIRWAVES!? Pt. II: Advice for getting through your first (or fifth!) festival experience

My husband and I are festival bound this year for the first time and couldn’t be more excited. We have been trying to pick up some simple Icelandic phrases to use, (or at least attempt to use), while there. We’ve se...