Posts Tagged ‘Sóley’
 

 
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Saturday Night Live

SÓLEY At first glance, one would not think Sóley is a very tough person. For her set at Gamla Bíó on Saturday evening, she wore loosely tied pearls, frumpy glasses and her hair tied up in a bun. She looked, frankly, like a ...
by michaelazerrad
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A Walk On The Mild Side

Just off Laugavegur behind some tall red doors lies Gamla Bíó, a grand seated theatre with a high balcony circle and a spotlit stage. Despite being in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, it feels like a secret somehow; an atmosp...
by John Rogers
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Reykjavík Grapevine’s Podcast: Airwaves Thursday Edition!

The first day of Iceland Airwaves is now behind us and of course, The Reykjavík Grapevine podcast is here with a recap. Today, we discuss our personal highlights from yesterday and give you a taste of the well-mixed line-up fr...
by Kaisu
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The Beach Boys In Space And Other Sounds You Might Have Heard At Amsterdam

In a bathroom with no locks, in the basement of the Amsterdam bar, I ran into Elín, the female wonderstorm at the front of the folk band Bellstop. It was an endearing experience where we laughed about what it meant to be an a...
by Alex Baumhardt
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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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Chilly Winds Don’t Blow

“Holy fucking Christ,” I said without hearing myself say it, the words sucked right out of my mouth. It was not just the wind—violent, subarctic, merciless—that assailed me from all directions and angles, rendering it e...
by Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir
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A Truly Incredible Opening Night

Experiencing FM Belfast closing up a very effective snapshot of homegrown talent is a glimpse for me, an outsider, into that moment where music and place become synergous. The band's energy bounces around the room, back and for...
by Paul Bridgewater
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The Little House Of Music

Inspired By Hobbits

A little house in Reykjavík is offering visitors a chance at catching Airwaves’ best in an intimate environment. By Thomas L. Moir So you’re sitting at the pub, sinking beers, with the boys, eyeing the potential. Talk turn...
by thomas
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sóley’s New Video Is A TOTAL BEAUT! Checkitout!

Oh hey wow! The one and only sóley, who many of you might know from one of her NINETY FIVE MILLION YOUTUBE HITS that her most awesome solo stuff has gotten (not to mention from her being part of Iceland’s answer to the W...
by Haukur S. Magnússon
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MUST SEE COVER ARTISTS

If you are holding one of four editions of this year’s Airwaves issue, featuring one of four musicians—Ásgeir Trausti, Gísli Pálmi, Skúli Sverrisson or sóley—that we think are doing some pretty great things these day...
by Rebecca Louder
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Talking Heads

Sóley composes music for “Breaking News,” a play starring puppets by Arit John Television. Radio. Newspapers. Computers. People are constantly bombarded with news from every direction, in every form imaginable. Society has...
by arit
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The Insider’s Guide To Iceland Airwaves

We ask the people in the know on the inside track of Iceland Airwaves, so now you know too!   So you’ve decided to take the plunge and book your ticket for this year’s Airwaves. You’ve been stocking up on you...
by Bob Cluness
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Megas, stay home; the new kids are in town

And where were you? Huddled inside NASA waiting for the tUnE-yArDs show? Sucker. This was officially the best-show-you-missed.
by Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir
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Markús and the Diversion Sessions

A Night To Remember

Fönksveinar – 20:00 Young, energetic, and looking good, these talented gents had the task of opening up Airwaves at Harpa Kaldalón, and did so confidently. With a congealed, classic sound, Fönksveinar launched in front...
by Christopher Czechowicz
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