Posts Tagged ‘news’
 

 
Snorri Helgason

Snorri Helgason Calls In From Upstate New York

Snorri Helgason first emerged as frontman of Icelandic pop band Sprengjuhöllin in 2006. When the band went on hiatus in 2009 he went solo, and has since carved out a reputation as one of Iceland's foremost singer-songwriters. ...
by John Rogers
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Mugison Launches New Band!

Early last week, a bomb was dropped on Iceland. This was not one of those horrible bombs that blow people to smithereens and dismember them and leave a smattering of blood and guts all over the place (while spreading democracy)...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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So What’s This About Extra Tickets For Stuff?

There are three things at Airwaves ’13 that you’ll need extra tickets for. Tell your wallet not to panic – all the live music in the official programme is included in the festival ticket price. But with limite...
by John Rogers
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Samaris

Hello! Welcome! Airwaves Is Coming!

So, it’s that special time of year. As Reykjavík’s (non existant) summer departs, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival is just around the corner once again. It’s a time when the city comes alive, with thousand...
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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The Airwaves schedule & app is out!

Great news for all the compulsive planners out there – Iceland Airwaves have released the festival schedule. So, for those of you who like to wield a red marker and get your route around the festival organised ahead of ti...
by John Rogers
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Apparat Organ Quartet by Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

BREAKING NEWS: Jóhann Jóhannsson Leaves Apparat Organ Quartet

Revered Icelandic analog-electronic band Apparat Organ Quartet have announced that founding member Jóhann Jóhannsson has left the band. According to a press release sent today by their management, Jóhann’s decision to leav...
by Rebecca Louder
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A Sruli Design!

Sample Bedroom Community’s Latest Signing At Sruli Recht’s Store Launch

Award-winning designer Sruli Recht has a thing for making controversial-slash-gorgeous products (for instance: wallets and shoes made out of tanned minke-whale penii). He is a self-described cross-disciplinary artist, “ca...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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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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"EFF POLICA"

POLIÇA Just Up And Cancel Their Airwaves Show – Airwaves Crew “NOT AMUSED”

From out of the blue, Minneapolis hipstercore merchants Poliça have cancelled their scheduled Iceland Airwaves appearance, a mere week before they were set to headline Thursday night at the Art Museum. While the reasons for t...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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