thoka-Magnus-Andersen

In With The New: Þoka play their first Airwaves ever!

By Rebecca Louder   In the final acts of this year’s Icelandic Battle of the Bands, a surprisingly different kind of band took the stage. Lush and demure, the room soon hushed as their lead singer effortlessly and emotiv...
 
 
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The Pleasure In Neverending Anger: The Angist Interview

If you want to get some serious dancing, thrashing and moshing under your belt during your airwaves jaunt, then you should do yourself a favour and pop over to Café Amsterdam on Friday night to see Angist. Currently one of Ice...
 
 
Heavy Medical

Something For The Pain – The Heavy Medical Interview

  Heavy Medical have ways of examining the places of your body you didn’t know existed.   When it comes to making music, sometimes you can have just too many band members. It doesn’t always start that way....
 

 
1860

Carl Sagan Pop Cosmology – The 1860 Interview

  1860 do some mean folk pop, are fans of Jusup Wilkosz, and think Cradle Of filth are for kids. True story!     There are times in life when all you are looking for music that simply allows your brain and soul t...
 
 
blouse in the mirror

Dreams Of Something Wild: The Blouse Interview

Sometimes Reyka vodka is good not just for drinking and for setting fire to random objects. It can sometimes be used to bring new and unknown artists to our collective consciousness. And as one of the winners of their “Breakt...
 

 
Sisý Ey

Superjack Soul Sisters: Sisý Ey Interviewed

Iceland’s new house group are gonna make you feeeeeeeellll…… If IDM is the brain of electronic music, and techno is its muscle, then surely house music is its still beating heart. Sure, those continuous bass b...
 
 
Siinai

Chariots Of The Suomi – The Siinai Interview

Siinai are definitely a band that you would call wide-screen. From the thick synth drones of opening track “Anthem 1&2”  on their 2011 debut album ‘Olympic Games,’ this Finnish 4-piece make a sound more suited to...
 
 
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Breaking Out Of His Old Skin – The Ólafur Arnalds Interview

“What happened was a table attacked me! We were being filmed pretending to fight each other in a scene, but the director didn’t think that we were being realistic enough. So he pushed us, and we fell, except I literally fel...