Posts Tagged ‘airwaves’
 

 
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Chilly Winds Don’t Blow

“Holy fucking Christ,” I said without hearing myself say it, the words sucked right out of my mouth. It was not just the wind—violent, subarctic, merciless—that assailed me from all directions and angles, rendering it e...
by Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir
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Beats, Rhymes And Life: Faktorý Downstairs

I don’t do drugs (often), but if I did I would do them while listening to artists like Thizone. Oops, I’ve fallen down a K-hole and I can’t get up! Then again, it’s sort of nice down here… Thizone serves up tracks...
by Kirsten O'Brien
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TONIGHT! Bands Sing Songs By Other Bands At KARAOKE101

Because imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! As previously reported, the bar Bakkus is celebrating its swan-song week with its final instalment of the B-Waves festival. Amidst all the madness they’ll be hosting in the...
by Rebecca Louder
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Back On The Stage With Rökkurró: We Just Had To Play Iceland Airwaves

Their first show in over a year Rökkurró are back for Iceland Airwaves with new energy and an acoustic set, but with the future yet to be decided By Steffan Lykke Møller / Photos by Pat Moriearty Recently, you haven’t ...
by Rebecca Louder
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Youth Is Wasted On The Young…

It was halfway through the evening‘s music when I kept thinking of two pieces published by our paper. The first being last week's news item on a report that Iceland’s youth was becoming “more conservative,” the other be...
by Bob Cluness
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UPDATE!: SWANS Trapped By Tropical Storm Sandy, Cancel Their Airwaves Gig!

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! In what might be officially the worst news of the festival so far, the much anticipated performance by experimental legends SWANS has been CANCELLED! Unlike the last sudden band cancellation, this ...
by Rebecca Louder
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Iceland Airwaves Kicks Off! Changes Made To The Airwaves Schedule!

Scrap all your plans! Lose your shit! Start again! Just kidding… After the extreme drama that was Poliça-gate (the band cancelled their Airwaves gig at the last minute, in case you missed it), the diligent team of festival o...
by Rebecca Louder
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ON THE PATH OF PUNK: The Reykjavík Punk Walk Starts Today!

Taking a tour through the local movement’s key locations and turning points with historian Unnur María Bergveinsdóttir. (Photo still from ‘Rokk í Reykjavík’.) Iceland was a very different place in 1980. Most ...
by Rebecca Louder
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Video: Good Moon Deer – “Blur”

Video by Alísa Kalyanova / Words by Rebecca Louder Happy Airwaves-Eve! We are impatiently listening for the jingle of free beer and the roar of internationals to arrive (hopefully our North American guests will make it through...
by Rebecca Louder
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Going Into Withdrawal: Interview with Halldór Ragnarsson

The Seabear and Mr. Silla band-member new art exhibition opens as a fun Airwaves party event Among the many great things about Iceland Airwaves is the fact that, along with all the great music, there is also a mass explosion of...
by Rebecca Louder
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Videos From The Edge – Muck Still On tour!!

It’s….. baaaaaack! After the success of their first video posting, we received another message (carried to us by a rabid crow) from  those pesky scamps from MUCK. the message contained the good news that they&#...
by Bob Cluness
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WARNING! Less Than 900 Tickets Left for Sigur Rós!

Hey everyone! This is important: we just got tipped off that tickets to the special Sigur Rós’ special Airwaves performance are close to selling out. According to their management firm, there are less than 900 spots left to ...
by Rebecca Louder
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WTF ICELAND AIRWAVES!? Pt. III: Advice for getting through your first (or fifth!) festival experience

Dear Grapevine, I’ve heard rumours that getting into the more well-known bands’ shows will be really difficult and I may have to wait in line for a long time. Is this true? I’m just trying to see as much music as ...
by Rebecca Louder
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IT’S HERE! IT’S FINALLY HERE! Grapevine’s Fancy Airwaves 2K12 Compilation Is Here!

FANCY THIS, EVERYONE! IT’S HERE! IT’S FINALLY HERE IN ALL ITS 512 MEGABYTES OF GLORY! Yup, as we promised in our last issue (which contained a pretty rad Airwaves-pullout, for all you Airwaves enthusiasts to enthuse...
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The Science Of The Wub: The HaZaR Interview

The raw energy of HaZaR’s music is dragging Reykjavik’s dance scene into the NOW.  By Bob Cluness Icelanders love their electronic music and have done for some time now. We know all this because they decided to mak...
by Bob Cluness
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Postcards From the Edge – Ólafur Arnalds

In the run up to Iceland Airwaves, we at Grapevine Towers often receive missives, intriguing data packets and other such stuff from artists who are away from the Motherland, letting us know what they’re getting up to. Whe...
by Bob Cluness
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