Skrillex at Sónar Reykjavík 2015

Sónar Reykjavík 2015

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 Tónar

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.
Moon King

Iceland Airwaves Off-Venue Program Preview

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.
Sónar Reykjavík

Sónar Reykjavík 2014: Day 1

Electronic music is all about rhythm, texture and the ebb-and-flow of build-ups and drops. It’s about how you withhold the beat and release it, how you build a pattern and then break it up intelligently.
Sónar Reykjavík

Sónar Reykjavík

Put on a pair of booty shorts for Major Lazer, get your glow sticks out for GusGus and strap on your thinking cap for James Holden.

Q&A: Leaves

A chat with Leaves about their return, Airwaves and their new album.