Posts Tagged ‘music’
 

 
Hallgrímur Helgason by Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Airwords: Poets Bring Voice to the Party

The Airwords event offered an interesting new angle to Airwaves ’13 by bringing, some of Iceland’s most notable writers to the party.  The event was a mix of readings and music sets.  Harpa Kaldalón was a comfort...
by Burke Jam
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Frímann Frímannsson and Krummi Björgvinsson

EXCLUSIVE: We Speak To Frímann Frímannsson And Krummi About LEGEND’s New Video

LEGEND recently released a video for the track ‘The City’, which is embedded below, and which you should watch for an insight into one aspect of Reykjavík living. Directed by Krummi himself (and edited by his good friend F...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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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...
by admin
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Postcards From The Edge – Noise

Postcards From the Edge is our cheeky little Airwaves feature where bands who are currently on tour outside of Iceland, send us short tales of where they are and of the great shows they’re playing at, while regaling us...
by Bob Cluness
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Thorir

All Eyes on Iceland

                        By Þórir Bogason There are a lot of Icelandic acts performing at this year’s Iceland Airwaves festival. This in itself is of course not...
by Kirsten O'Brien
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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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All Aboard The Special Rock Bus!

A special tour on Iceland’s musical history is on its way to Airwaves!   Dear Airwaves visitor, chances are you’re going to have several dozen drinks, eat a bunch of hotdogs and possibly take a Golden Circle tour and/o...
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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Dreams Of Something Wild: The Blouse Interview

Sometimes Reyka vodka is good not just for drinking and for setting fire to random objects. It can sometimes be used to bring new and unknown artists to our collective consciousness. And as one of the winners of their “Breakt...
by Bob Cluness
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Olafur Arnalds by Heidrik

Breaking Out Of His Old Skin – The Ólafur Arnalds Interview

“What happened was a table attacked me! We were being filmed pretending to fight each other in a scene, but the director didn’t think that we were being realistic enough. So he pushed us, and we fell, except I literally fel...
by Bob Cluness
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Þorir Georg

The Human Perpetual Creativity Machine – Þórir Georg Interviewed

  “It´s not a big concern for me that I will spread myself too thin.” Even in the world of Icelandic music, where musicians are almost expected to have numerous side projects on the go, the musician known as Þórir G...
by Bob Cluness
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