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Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Nov 12, 2015

Last week, Reykjavik hosted the sixteenth annual edition of Iceland AirwavesMore

Premiere: Flo Morrissey Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Mixtape)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Nov 02, 2015

We’re packing our bags for Iceland Airwaves and trying to remember where we put our winter coats. Scoring our pre-festival activites in the newest in our mixtape series from Flo MorrisseyMore

Premiere: Blaue Blume Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Mixtape)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 30, 2015

Next week all our dreams come true. At least all our dreams attached to Iceland Airwaves. Joining the list of festival artists to participate in our on-going mixtape project is Danish four-piece Blaue Blume. More

Premiere: Sóley Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 29, 2015

Iceland Airwaves starts next week, and we’ve got the festival on the brain.  More

Premiere: French For Rabbits Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 23, 2015

Feeling daydreamy? So is French For RabbitsMore

Premiere: M-Band Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 21, 2015

One of the many (many) reasons we’re excited about Iceland Airwaves? All the local acts that have yet to grace our shores. Represnting for the home team today is M-Band More

Premiere: Vök Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 19, 2015

Things that Jamie xx, Shura, and Moby all have in common: they’re on Vök’s new mixtape. More

Premiere: Tonik Ensemble Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 16, 2015

Need some Friday chill-out tunes? (Seriously, don’t we all?) Iceland’s Tonik Ensemble is here to help you out.  More

Premiere: Bo Ningen Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 14, 2015

November grows ever closer. Getting us in the Iceland Airwaves state of mind today are Japanese punkers Bo Ningen. More

Premiere: Anna B Savage Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 12, 2015

Iceland Airwaves grows ever closer. Our festival-inspired mixtape series grows ever bigger. Today’s blend of tunes comes from British guitar slinger Anna B. Savage. C More

Premiere: LA Priest Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 09, 2015

On Nov 4 Under the Radar is hitting the town in Reykjavik for Iceland Airwaves. Ahead of our trip, we’re digging into a few of our favorite artists, and their favorite artists via our ongoing mixtape series. The next mix comes from LA Priest. More

Premiere: Sea Change Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 07, 2015

We’ve still got a little under a month to go before we take off for Iceland Airwaves, but we’re already excited. More

Win a Vinyl Prize Pack From Iceland Airwaves

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 06, 2015

Iceland Airwaves goes down November 4-8. Ahead of our visit to Reykjavik, we’re pleased to be partnering with the festival to give away a 10-vinyl prize pack.

Premiere: Sin Fang Mixtape (Iceland Airwaves Edition)

Festival Runs Nov 4-8 in Reykjavik, Iceland

Oct 05, 2015

On Nov 4 Under the Radar is heading to Reykjavik for Iceland Airwaves. In honor of the occasion, here's a mix from Sin FangMore

Iceland Airwaves 2015 Announces First Round of Artists

Including Perfume Genius, Ariel Pink, and More

Jan 30, 2015

The 2015 installment of Iceland Airwaves has announced its first round of attending artists.  More


Interviews

Nov 06, 2015

By now, asking an Icelandic musician about his or her relationship with nature feels like a standard-issue interview question. Cliché, even. But for Björk, who released the ecologically-minded album Biophilia in 2011, her attachment to the nation’s wilderness far exceeds mere creative fodder. Protecting it has become her passion project for the last decade. More


Reviews

9 Icelandic Acts (And One Adopted Son) That Dazzled at Iceland Airwaves

Nov 16, 2015

Björk and Sigur Rós cast long shadows over this year’s Iceland Airwaves. Ever the nation’s musical ambassadors, both managed made an impact without performing. Björk, (who was once slated to headline) hosted a press conference to discuss environmental initiatives, while Sigur Rós debuted a new concert film. With the lack of a big-name Icelandic show, the sixteen annual edition of the fest became an excellent hunting ground for new and upcoming artists. More

Iceland Airwaves 2015 Day Four: (More) Bo Ningen, Tonik Ensemble, Anna B Savage, and Kiasmos

November 7th, 2015

Nov 15, 2015

I spent my afternoon on a tour, during which a sweater-clad tour guide insisted that we all have a beer and took us to the Whales of Iceland museum to meet the mayor of Reykjavik.  More

Iceland Airwaves 2015 Day Three: Perfume Genius, Bo Ningen, and Grísalappalísa

Nov 14, 2015

I can’t count the number of people who, upon hearing I was going to Iceland Airwaves, cracked some joke about saying hello to Björk and Sigur Ros.  More

Iceland Airwaves 2015 Day Two: Sóley, John Grant, Sea Change, and Father John Misty

November 5th, 2015

Nov 13, 2015

Maybe it was the jetlag. But it took me until Thursday evening, during Sóley’s set to realize the obvious.  More

Iceland Airwaves Day One: Operators, Vök, Agent Fresco, and More

November 4th, 2015

Nov 13, 2015

 I cried on the plane on the way home from Iceland Airwaves. More