Posts Tagged ‘insider’
 

 
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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...
by John Rogers
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International stars flock to Iceland for Airwaves

With bands travelling from all over the world to play at Iceland Airwaves, we thought it would be fun to break down exactly where the performers are from (all correct at the time of writing, and subject to lineup changes). With...
by John Rogers
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Reykjavik! The Band In Blatant Free Music Download Posting Shock Horror!!!

In a development that was has shook the very firmament of the Iceland music scene to its knees, today saw a mysterious image appear on the Facebook page of the legendary hip beat combo known as REYKJAVIK! On this image was a ...
by Bob Cluness
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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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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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Great Airwaves Memories Plus One Virgin’s Expectations

Christian Hoard, Rolling Stone I have tons of great memories from past festivals. Like the time in 2005 when I lost a drunken bet (something to do with someone eating a large quantity of Icelandic hot dogs) and had to get an Ic...
by arit
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The Troubadour’s Guide to Drinking

By Alexander Aron Guðbjartsson Whatever your opinion of them and their music, the trusty troubadour is for many people the mortar on which a great night is built. So for some reason we thought it would be fun to ask one of the...
by Kirsten O'Brien
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The Hardcore Kid’s Guide To Reykjavík Sightseeing

By Birkir Fjalar Viðarsson Birkir Fjalar Viðarsson often plays in bands, most notably Bisund, Stjörnukisi, I Adapt, Gavin Portland, Celestine and Hellvar. These days, though, he does less of that and spends more of his wakin...
by arit
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The Old DJ’s Guide To Shopping

By Pan & Óskar Thorarensen You know what they say—families that play together, stay together. Combining forty years of musical experience into one down-tempo chill duo are Stereo Hypnosis, a father and son who are both p...
by arit
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WTF ICELAND AIRWAVES!? Pt. II: Advice for getting through your first (or fifth!) festival experience

My husband and I are festival bound this year for the first time and couldn’t be more excited. We have been trying to pick up some simple Icelandic phrases to use, (or at least attempt to use), while there. We’ve se...
by Rebecca Louder
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