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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.
Skrillex at Sónar Reykjavík 2015

Sónar Reykjavík 2015

By Sari Peltonen
Sónar Reykjavik catered beats, party and confetti for the lovers of electronic music last weekend. Now in its third year, the festival is a success in many ways, but perhaps still lacks some magic, says Sari Peltonen.
Sónar

Sónar Tónar

By Sari Peltonen
The Barcelona-born music festival Sonar comes to town for the third time this weekend, bringing the heavy weights of electronic music to the same stage as local DJs, along with a surprising group of the Icelandic music talent, normally not seen in the dance clubs.
The Flaming Lips performing live at Vodafonehöllin during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. November 9, 2014

Iceland Airwaves – Wayne in the Sky with Balloons

By Brynjar Vatnsdal
The Flaming Lips close Iceland Airwaves 2014 in a style that can only be described as ecstatic, confetti-crazed and completely over the top. The War on Drugs as a warm-up is not bad either, even without the gimmicks.
Moon King

Iceland Airwaves Off-Venue Program Preview

By Brynjar Vatnsdal
The off-venue program for this year’s Iceland Airwaves is quite simply enormous: 675 shows at 52 venues over a period of one week is more than anybody can even begin to consider. So, much like the main event, planning and controlling expectations is vital.