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PJ Harvey Iceland Airwaves

Iceland Airwaves 2016: PJ Harvey

By Brynjar Vatnsdal
The legends spot provides plenty of inspiration for the younger acts, while maybe failing to bring out the excitement in the crowd.
FM Belfast at Iceland Airwaves 2016

Iceland Airwaves 2016 Highlights

By Brynjar Vatnsdal
Not much of ‘must-sees’, some good sets, some great, but only one truly special.
Soffía Björg at Iceland Airwaves 2015

Airwaves ’15: Day 5

By Edward Hancox
Icelanders do this thing on Sundays. They disappear.
GusGus at Iceland Airwaves 2015

Airwaves ’15: Day 4

By Edward Hancox
The grandfathers of the Icelandic music scene headlining Airwaves is right and proper.
Sóley

Pre-Airwaves: Tuesday

By Edward Hancox
ÍRiS, Sóley and Grúska Babúska get things started.
Vök

15 Icelandic Bands to Check Out at Airwaves

By Edward Hancox
Forget the overseas talents of Beach House and Hot Chip (both surely in violation of the ‘you can only play Airwaves once’ policy), the histrionics of Father John Misty, or the London grime of Skepta, Airwaves has the very best home-grown band on show. Here is a list of 15 not-to-be-missed...
From the film Wednesday May 9

That’s a Wrap! – RIFF Review

By Aron Már Ingham...
Reykjavík saw a record-breaking RIFF rush by as the 2015 festival became the largest and highest attended to date.
Sparrows still shot

RIFF 2015 Preview

By Aron Már Ingham...
Reykjavík’s favorite film festival returns today, welcoming new and exciting directors and old masters alike to light up the city’s screens.
Iggy Pop - ATP 2015.

ATP Iceland Music Festival

By Emilía S. Ólafs...
The festival’s third appearance in Iceland was overall a great success.
ATP 2015.

ATP: Peel Slowly and See – Day Two

By Christopher Mic...
With a distinctively alternative flavor, Day Two of All Tomorrow’s Parties 2015 was even more action-packed than Day One.
Iggy Pop - ATP 2015.

ATP: Peel Slowly and See – Day One

By Christopher Mic...
From technopunk miscreants to art-folk aficionados, All Tomorrow’s Parties delighted festival goers from all walks of life with a veritable hlaðborð (‘buffet’) of delights. Here are some of my personal highlights.
Saga Fest 2015

Saga Fest – A Review

By Katharina Celeste
A weekend of spontaneous dancing, musical creation, delicious food sharing, plenty of laughter and intimacy.

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