Muck

Favourite Five: Muck

Kallí of Reykjavík noiseniks Muck tells us five bands he won’t be missing at Iceland Airwaves this year. AMFJ I’ve been listening to his 2011 album “Bæn”. There’s something about his groove̷...
 
 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Sigtryggur Baldursson

Sigtryggur Baldursson is a legendary drummer in the Reykjavík music scene. An original member of The Sugarcubes, he is now the Icelandic Music Export ambassador, representing the interests of Icelandic music to overseas indust...
 
 
KAJAK

Feast Your Ears: Five New Music Videos From Festival Performers

With over 50 international bands coming to Reykjavík to play Iceland Airwaves, and over 20 new Icelandic bands playing for the first time, there’s a lot of listening homework to be done for the sonically curious. To help...
 

 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Aubrey Kerr

You can’t be much more of an Airwaves Insider than Aubrey Kerr – one of three interns who are helping the festival happen. Here’s Aubrey’s report from Airwaves HQ. I packed the night before I moved from ...
 
 
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Jónsi Remixes Sin Fang’s Young Boys

We’ve something a little bit special for you today. Sigur Rós frontman and Icelandic music icon Jónsi has remixed Sin Fang’s Young Boys – the first ever Sin Fang remix to be released, no less. It comes out v...
 

 
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Iceland Airwaves Insider: Megan Horan

Airwaves Insider is a series of interviews with the movers & shakers of the Reykjavík scene. We’ll chat with concert promoters, musicians, music industry folks and the like and get their advice and tips for the festi...
 
 
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So How Was Last Year? Find Out Via This Documentary.

The art & culture magazine Reykjavík Boulevard has posted up a pretty sweet little documentary filmed at last year’s festival. They chatted to scene stalwarts like Larus Johannesson from the 12 Tónar record store, c...
 
 
Samaris

Hello! Welcome! Airwaves Is Coming!

So, it’s that special time of year. As Reykjavík’s (non existant) summer departs, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival is just around the corner once again. It’s a time when the city comes alive, with thousand...