Posts Tagged ‘Retro Stefson’

The Reykjavík Art Museum by Páll Hilmarsson

A Note On Replication And Adaptation

Apparently there has been some controversy — and some misunderstanding — regarding my recent comment about certain Icelandic bands and the music of the African diaspora. I do choose my words carefully, but some people didn&...
by michaelazerrad

Sísí Ey at the Reykjavík Art Museum by Siggi

Night At The Museum

I don't believe you can underestimate the importance of fun in a live show. It's probably a cliché but if performers look like they're having fun, there's no doubt it rubs off on those around. Of course it takes more than this...
by georgeobrien


Mammút by Simon Chetrit

Azerrad’s Report: Wednesday

Noted music writer slash Grapevine's guest of honour Michael Azerrad goes wild at Iceland Airwaves 2013, wandering between venues, listening hard and taking notes. For his Wednesday report, he digs on Mammút and Emiliana, and ...
by michaelazerrad


Vök Storm The Scene At Harpa

First impressions: the venue is really slick. Extremely open, good viewing angles, clean, consistent, clear sound. If we had to lose NASA to get this, well, it still sucks but we got a damn nice venue out of it. This was my fir...
by simonzacharychetrit


Rangleklods by Thorgeir Olafsson

I Only Do Girls I Just Barely Like: Harpa Silfurberg Pt. II

Someone find Retro Stefson a cruise ship to rock! The set by Icelandic collective – whose members included two backup dancers, a woman wearing (and playing) a keyboard, a guest percussionist, and a hype man who ended up shirt...
by christian.hoard

Luna 2

WINDY DAY TIDBIT! Musicians & Their Pets!

Stay inside, get some milkbones and catnip and cuddle up with a furry-friend! Compiled by Rebecca Louder & Bob Cluness While being a touring musician and a pet owner can’t be easy, there’s one thing that’s...
by Rebecca Louder


Sykur by Skari

Sykur Stole The Show

The day is Wednesday, the place is Harpa Silfurberg, and the time is 20:00. Day one, let's dig in!
by Chris D'Alessandro

Reykjavík! at NASA by Magnús Elvar Jónsson

Why Sunday is the Best Night of Airwaves

Despite the fact that, come the fifth and last day of Airwaves each year, I make my way—kicking and screaming—to my last assignment, by the time it comes to writing the final review, I always feel a bit sentimental for Sunday.
by Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir


Retro Stefson at the Reykjavík Art Museum by Siggi /

Sigurður Ástgeirsson On His Favourite Shows On Thursday

Photographer Sigurður Ástgeirsson shares his favourite moments from thursday
by Páll Hilmarsson

Retro Stefson at the Reykjavík Art Museum

Middling in the Art Gallery

8:30 pm at the art gallery and Borko are in full swing. I have found my spot for the night, slouched in a corner on the balcony, at this point taking in the denim clad asses of a denim clad couple standing in front of me. A lot...
by Bergrún Anna Hallsteinsdóttir