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The Bartender’s Guide to Airwaves

As Airwaves grows nearer, it’s time to ask for advice about what to do, what to drink and where to go when you’re not attending concerts, of course. There are plenty of things to do, to see and to experience but donR...
 
 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Haukur S. Magnusson

If you’re a regular reader or at all familiar with the Reykjavík scene, you probably know of Haukur S. Magnusson. Reykjavík Grapevine’s editor-in-chief  is something of a face about town during Iceland Airwaves, ...
 
 
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Bedroom Community Announce Festival Schedule, Including Hallgrímskirkja Show

Bedroom Community is probably Iceland’s best-known record label, renowned for a roster that smashes the mould of contemporary classical music. So, it’s exciting for everyone to see that they’re going to have a...
 

 
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Ten Bands To Catch At Airwaves 2013

Straum.is has been active since last summer, with writers Óli Dóri and Davíð Roach documenting the local music scene and helping people discover the best new music. It is associated with the radio show Straumur on X977, whi...
 
 
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The Beat That Went On And On And On And On

– Words by Alex Baumhardt Magnús Trygvason Eliassen, “Maggi,” drums in local bands Amiina, Borko, Kippi Kaninus, Moses Hightower, Sin Fang, Tilbury, Snorri Helgason and a number of others on a rotating basis. He mana...
 

 
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Wasted At Airwaves – Your last sip of beer is not the bottle’s last song

– Words by Alex Baumhardt You may have noticed that the big Airwaves festival booklet is nowhere to be found this year. That’s a good thing, says festival manager Grímur Atlason, who came into Airwaves four years ago w...
 
 
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The Airwaves 2013 Visitor Survival Guide

How to make the most of Reykjavík during the five-day festival —Words by R.X. Beckett While some may think of Iceland Airwaves as a festival of locals and devotee tourists, we know that the city welcomes hundreds of first-ti...
 
 
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The Iceland Airwaves Off-venue Schedule Is Here

Yay! With over 600 shows at 48 off-venues, 2013 sees the biggest Iceland Airwaves off-venue programme ever. Whether you want to catch Sykur entertaining diners with an acoustic set in Laundromat, beating the crowds to squeeze i...