Posts Tagged ‘interview’
 

 
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Airwaves ’13 Label Nights: Record Records

There are four record label nights at Airwaves 2013 this year, and we’ll be speaking to the people behind each of them over the coming weeks. First up is Haraldur of top Icelandic indie label Record Records. Hi Haraldur! ...
by John Rogers
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Grapevine Talks To… Sóley

As part of the Grapevine Journal pre-Airwaves funtimes, we’re running a series of video-chats with some of our favourite Icelandic artists. First up is Sóley, the ubiquitous former member of Sin Fang and Seabear who̵...
by John Rogers
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FM BELFAST ARE BACK AND TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS!

Words by Rebecca Louder / Photos by Alísa Kalyanova / Photoshoot wardrobe courtesy of Kormákur & Skjöldur Last Airwaves, there was a gaping hole in the lineup of Icelandic bands that didn’t ruin the festival (not by f...
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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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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Video: Sin Fang – “Walk With You”

Video by Alísa Kalyanova / Interview by Rebecca Louder With exactly three weeks to go until the festival, we’ve decided to kick our preview coverage up a gear and get some actual live music on this site! We are extremely...
by Rebecca Louder
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Self-Indulgent Brotherhood, Atomic Wedgie Law: Interview with Kiriyama Family

By Rebecca Louder / Photo by Þórir Ingvarsson   There are twenty guitars, nine synthesizers and one bass guitar between the five members of the Kiriyama Family. The group hail from all parts of Iceland – and one membe...
by Rebecca Louder
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Old Band On The Dock: GusGus are the champions of Airwaves!

By Rebecca Louder   It was a (presumably cold and rainy) October in 1999 when one famous foreign artist and three super-hip Icelandic bands—Thievery Corporation, Toy Machine, Quarashi and GusGus—gathered in a Reykjaví...
by Rebecca Louder
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Making Solar-Powered Music

As his Iceland Airwaves performance of Solaris with Ben Frost nears, Daníel Bjarnason walks us through the process of recording the piece By Thomas L. Moir   A tall and dapper gent strolls into the café, pauses and scans...
by thomas
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In With The New: Þoka play their first Airwaves ever!

By Rebecca Louder   In the final acts of this year’s Icelandic Battle of the Bands, a surprisingly different kind of band took the stage. Lush and demure, the room soon hushed as their lead singer effortlessly and emotiv...
by Rebecca Louder
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Goodnight Deer Jumping Over The Moon: Interview with Good Moon Deer

Designed for the runway, not the record press? By Rebecca Louder   “It consists of a person playing on a computer and another playing drums. The person on the computer mainly writes the music, but has no real knowledge o...
by Rebecca Louder
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The Record Label Connection: Interview with Asonat

Tiny puzzles of language and obscurity By Rebecca Louder   After five years of living abroad, Fannar Ásgrímsson, moved back to Reykjavík in October 2010 and found himself feeling like a stranger in the electronic scene....
by Rebecca Louder
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War And Uneasy Peace: Legend Interviewed

The undeniable truth is… Iceland needs more bands like Legend. And so do you. By Bob Cluness     “I am the plague, I am the swarm. All your hurt sticks on me, and I keep it warm.” – Nine Inch N...
by Bob Cluness
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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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Enter The Court Of The Caterpillarmen

Sonic space monkeys Caterpillarmen are looking to get all prunky in your face! By Bob Cluness Ever since the release of their debut album ‘Adopt A Monkey’ in 2009, Caterpillarmen have been one of the quiet playmakers in the...
by Bob Cluness
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Never Too Late For Thorunn

She isn’t the first name to come to peoples’ lips when thinking of Icelandic musical exports, but Thorunn Antonia has been around the block and hit foreign shores. Having worked with Danish bigwigs Junior Senior and formerl...
by Rebecca Louder
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