Vök

Grapevine Talks To… Vök!

Since following in the footsteps of Samaris by winning the Icelandic battle-of-the-bands competition, Vök have become an in-demand trio making moody, catchy electronic pop.  We caught up with them at Kex for a chat bout their...
 
 
Sólstafir

Grapevine Talks To… Sólstafir!

We asked each band in this video interview series to pick a location that seemed personal or special to them in some way. Some chose their own homes, some their favourite bars or cafes; a practice room or much-loved record shop...
 
 
Júlía from Oyama

Grapevine Talks To… Oyama!

Oyama are a young Reykjavík quintet who’ve been picking up plaudits for their dreamy and distorted shoegaze sound. Their self-released EP “I Wanna” came out last year, and they’ve been in hibernation fo...
 

 
nolo

Grapevine Talks To… Nolo!

Nolo are Ívar and Jón, and their recently appointed drummer, Hörður. Since their debut album, which was nominated for the Nordic Music Prize, they’ve released a steady stream of winning lo-fi pop songs, including thei...
 
 
GÍSLI PÁLMI

Grapevine talks to… Gísli Pálmi!

Gísli Pálmi is one is Iceland’s foremost young rappers, known for his Icelandic-language flow and his melding of beats and electronic textures. We went round to his place to talk about 90s hip-hop, hybrid music, rapping...
 

 
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Grapevine Talks To… Sin Fang!

We had a great Airwaves chat with veteran Icelandic indie star Sindri Már Sigfússon, well known for his work with Sin Fang and Seabear, at Kex Hostel, home of the popular KEXP off-venue and broadcast station during the festiv...
 
 
angist_orginal

Grapevine Talks To… Angist

We caught up with Reykjavík death metal band Angist at their practice space in Grandi to hear about growing up in the Icelandic metal scene. Angist play Iceland Airwaves on Saturday at Cafe Amsterdam, 1:10am. Join them on Face...
 
 
grisalappalisa

Grapevine Talks To… Grísalappalísa

One of the freshest bands on the block at Airwaves this year is Grísalappalísa, a rock ‘n’ roll sextet who mash together elements of improv, punk and poetry. We caught up with three of them at the Kaldi bar to tal...