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Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 4

Best Coast, First Aid Kit, SBTRKT, and More

Aug 12, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway hosted the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Highasakite, Best CoastHeyerdahlPhilco FictionFirst Aid KitJessie Ware, Charles BradleySBTRKT, and Bon Iver. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 3

Metronomy, Black Keys, Refused, Young Dreams, and More

Aug 11, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway hosted the Øya Festival. Check out our day three shots of Siri NilsenYoung DreamsMetronomyDāM-FunKOdd FutureRefusedChromatics, and The Black Keys. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 2

Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Philco Fiction and More

Aug 09, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway is hosting the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Ane BrunSt. VincentFrank OceanBaroness, and Philco Fiction More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 1

Feist, Sondre Lerche, Florence and the Machine and More

Aug 09, 2012

From August 7-11 Oslo, Norway is hosting the Øya Festival. We sent social media editor Laura Studarus over to cover the action. Check out her shots of Sondre Lerche,Willis Earl BealMathias EickOberhoferFriendsBob MouldThurston MooreFlorence and the MachineFeistThe Stone Roses, and Purity Ring More



Reviews

Øya Day Four: The War on Drugs, Best Coast, First Aid Kit, Bon Iver and More

August 11th, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

Øya, day four. The best way to avoid jet lag is to never sleep—but by this point I was experiencing a new sensation: festival lag. On the way to the day’s events, I passed a man in the hotel lobby, sleeping soundly in a small nest of beanbag chairs. He is my spirit animal. More

Øya Day Three: Young Dreams, Metronomy, Chromatics, Black Keys and More

August 10th, 2012

Aug 13, 2012

On day three of Øya my logical side took over. Sure, the festival grounds still felt like the Mecca of rock (and pop), but why was I so ready to swap my American passport for a Norwegian one?  More

Øya Day 2: Philco Fiction, Baroness, John Maus, Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Ane Brun, Björk

August 9th, 2012

Aug 10, 2012

I had a thought while eating dinner last night: it’s nice to cover a festival with food options that involve something other than eating a pile of grease. Among other such deep revelations I also saw Philco FictionBaronessJohn MausFrank OceanSt. VincentAne Brun, and Björk. More

Øya Day 1: Sondre Lerche, Thurston Moore, Florence and The Machine, Feist, and More

August 8th, 2012

Aug 09, 2012

Welcome to the first official day of the Øya Festival—or as I like to call it: shock the American. Check out reviews from the day including: Sondre LercheWillis Earl BealOberhoferThurston MooreFriendsFlorence and The MachineFeistStone Roses, and Purity Ring. More

Øya Opening Night: Making Marks, Einar Stray, and Disaster in the Universe

Aug 07, 2012

Greetings from Norway where—swaddled in a cozy/confusing fog of jetlag—I’ll be spending the next five days taking in Olso’s fourteenth annual Øya Festival. Today I caught: Making MarksEinar Stray, and Disaster in the Universe More