Posts Tagged ‘Sunday’

Art Museum Scene

Reykjavík Grapevine’s Podcast: Airwaves Sunday Edition

Wohoo! It is Sunday! We made it! Almost. Your audio-loving friends, the omniscient Grapevine Airwaves Podcast Team, has been rolling from venue to venue throughout Saturday. We bring you the best bits from the gigantic line-up ...
by Kaisu

Skálmöld by Rúnar Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Techno Vikings, Hot Chicks & Annoying Kids

So, were you one of those fools who decided to pay all that money and venture all that way to Laugardalshöll to take part in the shiny dolphin wanking fest that was the Sigur Rós concert? Ha! Shame on you! The real music love...
by thomas


Saytan by Ægir Freyr Birgisson

Instrumetal And Experimetal // And With A Growl, It Was Over…

So Iceland Airwaves 2012 comes to a close. The festival where everything that could go wrong went wrong. A festival that was lacking in breathtaking new discoveries and crazy live performances. But it was also a festival where ...
by Ragnar Egilsson

Boogie Trouble by Aníta Eldjárn

Once More, With Feeling // Intoxicate Me Now

Every Airwaves Sunday I remember this again. That Airwaves works because Reykjavík is in essence a glorified festival ground; it is a play pen, a crib—it is safe, secluded, and full of young people who think they can do just...
by paul



The Bear, The Wolf, And The Unveiling of Sigur Rós

Once in autumn-nighttime, a bear and a wolf strode through a forest. As they walked, bear heard music so beautiful that she said: “Sister wolf, what bird is it that sings so well?” “It’s not a bird at all; that is Sigur...
by a.rawlings

Rich Aucoin at NASA by Alexander Matukhno

Sunday Night at NASA: The End of it All (for now)

The night starts like this: I am manhandled by the door man (looking for weapons? What the fuck?). I get in and it’s crowded and I’m tired. I fell off my bike earlier and my knee hurts. Basically, sorry to say it,  I am no...
by Bergrún Anna Hallsteinsdóttir


Æla at Amsterdam by Arnar Halldórsson

Night Of The Living Dead

I had the great fortune to have two headlining bands to look forward to tonight, and a few opening acts I’d never heard of and hoped might pleasantly surprise me. The night ended on a much higher note than I expected, and...
by paul

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


Mammút at Gaukur á Stöng by Ægir Freyr Birgisson

Mannheim Outlingers Do It Waaaay Better!

ORPHIC OXTRA Bob: Yup the Balkan klemzacore of Orphic Oxtra. That first song was rather long wasn’t it? Sindri: Well they have an hour set so they’re taking their time aren’t they? B: Where is that piano though? I can hea...
by Bob Cluness