Posts Tagged ‘airwaves 2012’
 

 
Stafrænn Hákon at Amsterdam by Hlynur Hafsteinsson

A Night Of Confounded Expectations

Unlike many of the other venues - including Deutsche Bar across the road - there is no queue at Amsterdam for the first night of Airwaves, but that doesn't mean it's not the place to be. An extremely mixed, inclusive line-up is...
by Amy Liptrot
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Sykur Stole The Show

The day is Wednesday, the place is Harpa Silfurberg, and the time is 20:00. Day one, let's dig in!
by Chris D'Alessandro
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A Truly Incredible Opening Night

Experiencing FM Belfast closing up a very effective snapshot of homegrown talent is a glimpse for me, an outsider, into that moment where music and place become synergous. The band's energy bounces around the room, back and for...
by Paul Bridgewater
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Keep It Simple

The small, dingy space of Faktory’s downstairs venue lent itself well to both the tranquil and the frenetic, as three varied electronic acts brought their own definitions of minimalism
by Joel Hoard
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JFM Is An Icelandic Legend – Here’s Why

For some of our international Airwaves guests, the name Jakob Frímann Magnússon might not ring a bell (don’t be afraid, we’re about to ring that bell for you, so long as you read on). However, every single Icelander knows...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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A Sruli Design!

Sample Bedroom Community’s Latest Signing At Sruli Recht’s Store Launch

Award-winning designer Sruli Recht has a thing for making controversial-slash-gorgeous products (for instance: wallets and shoes made out of tanned minke-whale penii). He is a self-described cross-disciplinary artist, “ca...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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Poliçagate: “…sometimes circumstances occur in life that make a happy ending impossible.”

As we reported yesterday, Minneapolis hipstergazewave newcomers Poliça (finally learned to make that weird ‘c’ thing!) have cancelled their anticipated appearance at Iceland Airwaves 2012 with but a week’s...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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"EFF POLICA"

POLIÇA Just Up And Cancel Their Airwaves Show – Airwaves Crew “NOT AMUSED”

From out of the blue, Minneapolis hipstercore merchants Poliça have cancelled their scheduled Iceland Airwaves appearance, a mere week before they were set to headline Thursday night at the Art Museum. While the reasons for t...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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Postcards From The Edge – Sudden Weather Change

Our semi regular Airwaves series POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE is where bands who are currently touring and travelling to all sorts of fun places across the world (picking up several gutter diseases along the way) decide to send us a...
by Bob Cluness
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The Pleasure In Neverending Anger: The Angist Interview

If you want to get some serious dancing, thrashing and moshing under your belt during your airwaves jaunt, then you should do yourself a favour and pop over to Café Amsterdam on Friday night to see Angist. Currently one of Ice...
by Bob Cluness
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Heavy Medical

Something For The Pain – The Heavy Medical Interview

  Heavy Medical have ways of examining the places of your body you didn’t know existed.   When it comes to making music, sometimes you can have just too many band members. It doesn’t always start that way....
by Bob Cluness
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Carl Sagan Pop Cosmology – The 1860 Interview

  1860 do some mean folk pop, are fans of Jusup Wilkosz, and think Cradle Of filth are for kids. True story!     There are times in life when all you are looking for music that simply allows your brain and soul t...
by Bob Cluness
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The Heavy Experience....

A Full On Sonic Immersion Experience: The Heavy Experience Interviewed

The Heavy Experience don’t want your love. Just your ears. And your soul. By Bob Cluness   You can’t rush musical five-piece The Heavy Experience. Rushing them would only cause a major upset to your senses, or a frayin...
by Bob Cluness
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