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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 Coast, Heyerdahl, Philco Fiction, First Aid Kit, Jessie Ware, Charles Bradley, SBTRKT, 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 Nilsen, Young Dreams, Metronomy, DāM-FunK, Odd Future, Refused, Chromatics, and The Black Keys. More

Check Out Photos of Øya Festival, Day 2

Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Philco Fiction and More

Aug 10, 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 Brun, St. Vincent, Frank Ocean, Baroness, 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 Beal, Mathias Eick, Oberhofer, Friends, Bob Mould, Thurston Moore, Florence and the Machine, Feist, The Stone Roses, and Purity Ring. More




Reviews

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

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

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 Fiction, Baroness, John Maus, Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Ane Brun, and Björk. More

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 Lerche, Willis Earl Beal, Oberhofer, Thurston Moore, Friends, Florence and The Machine, Feist, Stone Roses, and Purity Ring. More

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 Marks, Einar Stray, and Disaster in the Universe. More