The Little House Of Music

Inspired By Hobbits

A little house in Reykjavík is offering visitors a chance at catching Airwaves’ best in an intimate environment. By Thomas L. Moir So you’re sitting at the pub, sinking beers, with the boys, eyeing the potential. Talk turn...
 
 
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UPDATE!: SWANS Trapped By Tropical Storm Sandy, Cancel Their Airwaves Gig!

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! In what might be officially the worst news of the festival so far, the much anticipated performance by experimental legends SWANS has been CANCELLED! Unlike the last sudden band cancellation, this ...
 
 
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Video: Myrra Rós – “River”

Video by Alísa Kalyanova / Interview by Bob Cluness Even though Airwaves is but a few hours away from officially starting, that doesn’t mean that the engines over here stop turning, because we have another  in our se...
 

 
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Iceland Airwaves Kicks Off! Changes Made To The Airwaves Schedule!

Scrap all your plans! Lose your shit! Start again! Just kidding… After the extreme drama that was Poliça-gate (the band cancelled their Airwaves gig at the last minute, in case you missed it), the diligent team of festival o...
 
 
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Breaking The Sine Waves – The Rafwaves Festival Starts Today!

A few days ago, we reported about how Bakkus Bar was breaking away and going it alone with their own festival, independent of the events that were surrounding the Iceland Airwaves music festival. Well it seems that they a...
 

 
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ON THE PATH OF PUNK: The Reykjavík Punk Walk Starts Today!

Taking a tour through the local movement’s key locations and turning points with historian Unnur María Bergveinsdóttir. (Photo still from ‘Rokk í Reykjavík’.) Iceland was a very different place in 1980. Most ...
 
 
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Proceed With Caution

‘Varúð’ exhibit channels the airy non-gravity of the ‘Valtari’ cover art by Arit John / Photo by Alísa Kalyanova The cover of Sigur Rós’ ‘Valtari’ album features a photo of a large ship floating over a grass g...
 
 
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Video: Good Moon Deer – “Blur”

Video by Alísa Kalyanova / Words by Rebecca Louder Happy Airwaves-Eve! We are impatiently listening for the jingle of free beer and the roar of internationals to arrive (hopefully our North American guests will make it through...