Posts Tagged ‘Harpa Kaldalón’
 

 
Guðríð Hansdóttir by Simon Steel

Kaldalón Attacked By Canadian Gay Pirates!!!

The first half of Harpa Kaldalón’s Saturday line-up felt incredibly random, as if the organizers pulled names out of a bag. I spent most of the night alternating between being deeply moved, annoyed, and confused. GUÐRI...
by Bob Cluness
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Friday Night Taken By The Collar

It's safe to say that despite it’s ever-thriving music scene, Reykjavík doesn't exactly have a rapid thoroughfare of touring acts. In fact, if you want to hear live music in one minority genre or another, you’d be better o...
by Bergrún Anna Hallsteinsdóttir
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Hanne Kolstø by Siggi

Something Old, Something New: From Country To The Cutting Edge

Ladies and gentleman, come on in. We have quite a spectacle here at Kaldalon this evening. On drums, we have the polar opposite of Keith Moon! This man hits the drums like no other: he's never bruised a skin. He is indisputably...
by arit
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Snorri Helgason by Aníta Eldjárn

Moments Strung Together On A Thread Of Other Moments

It’s Wednesday night and it’s all beginning. The wind is blowing like it doesn’t blow anywhere else and I am almost pushed from my bike on the way down to Harpa, body forcing against the brute strength of it. ...
by Bergrún Anna Hallsteinsdóttir
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HANNE KOLSTØ (NO)

This Is Not A La-la-la-la Lovesong : The Hanne Kolstø Interview

You might have noticed the continuously strong Scandinavian representation at Iceland Airwaves through the years. And the 2012 edition is no exception, as you’ll find perusing the programme (we’ve already given yo...
by Bob Cluness
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MR. SILLA

Getting The New Gang Back Together – The Mr. Silla Interview

If you’re the kind of person who keeps an eye on the Icelandic music scene, you will know that the social web of inter-band friendships and relationships here is often incredibly tangled and layered, with people taking part i...
by Bob Cluness
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1860

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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Siinai

Chariots Of The Suomi – The Siinai Interview

Siinai are definitely a band that you would call wide-screen. From the thick synth drones of opening track “Anthem 1&2”  on their 2011 debut album ‘Olympic Games,’ this Finnish 4-piece make a sound more suited to...
by Bob Cluness
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Guðríð Hansdóttir at Harpa by pallih

Autumn Evening Coming Down

The whole night was mostly very enjoyable. After three long nights of Airwaves it was nice to relax in a seat in Kaldalón and listen to thoughtful, well constructed songs from a variety of artists. I just wish that some of the...
by Kári Tulinius
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Pascal Pinon at Harpa Kaldalón by Katrín Ólafs

Kreatiivmootor Smash Music Into Joyful Sonic Non-Sequitors

Harpa’s Kaldalón is a seated theatre, below ground level, that plays host tonight to a mixed bag of young Icelandic bands and esteemed visitors, including a solo set by Björk’s percussionist Manu Delago, and headl...
by John Rogers
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Markús and the Diversion Sessions

A Night To Remember

Fönksveinar – 20:00 Young, energetic, and looking good, these talented gents had the task of opening up Airwaves at Harpa Kaldalón, and did so confidently. With a congealed, classic sound, Fönksveinar launched in front...
by Christopher Czechowicz
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