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Damian From Fucked Up: ICELAND IS MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN CANADA, HYPE = TRUE

Sorry guys, our browser doesn’t support video uploads from phones. Odd to send you to a page like that. There is a video of this stuff coming later tonight – do view it when it’s here, it’s fun!  
 
 
Jón Gnarr and the SF Embassy

When the SF Embassy Met Jón Gnarr

Much has been said about the, shall we say, creative style of politics as pioneered by Iceland’s mayor Jón Gnarr – a reputation that goes far and wide beyond the borders of Iceland. Having read articles about him i...
 
 
Prins Póló by Hörður Sveinsson

Photos from Thursday

The Reykjavík Grapevine is lucky to have some very talented photographers covering the festival. Here is a selection of some of their work from Thursday.
 

 
Crowd at Amsterdam by Hlynur Hafstein

Support the Ones Who Host You

By Bryan Riebeek. Photo by Hlynur Hafstein Of the 216 bands playing at Iceland Airwaves this year, 156 of them are Icelandic. Thus, Icelandic musicians will make up the bulk of what we hear, and will spend countless hours ente...
 
 
Crowd at Harpa by Simon Chetrit

Photos from Wednesday night

The Reykjavík Grapevine is lucky to have some very talented photographers covering the festival. Here is a selection of some of their work from Wednesday night.
 

 
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Grapevine & Mál og Menning Present: Michael Azerrad In Conversation

Boy, have we got a treat for you music geeks this Airwaves! The one and only Michael Azerrad, author of the genre-defining, delightfully written rock history tome Our Band Could Be Your Life (and founder/Editor-in-Chief of sp...
 
 
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The Airwaves Off-Venue Rundown

Go off the grid, go crazy, save your money By R.X. Beckett As big as it is now, and getting bigger each year, Airwaves can still only contain so much. Not every band that applies gets in and tickets do sell out, sometimes two m...
 
 
Crowd at the Prins Póló show at Iðnó by Hörður Sveinsson

Life Is Wonderful! Grapevine’s FANCY Iceland Airwaves 2013 Compilation Is Here!

Wow, guys. Just think how much time, energy, effort and resources it takes to create a finished music recording. I mean, there’s the instruments – the years of learning, the borrowing and buying, the stringing, tuni...