Högni Egilsson is omnipresent in Icelandic pop music. He has been part of electronic music pioneers and legends GusGus. Probably he even still is, but it’s never really safe to say, and at least at this year’s Airwaves he had been missed on stage during GusGus’ performance at Listasafn Reykjavíkur. He is (or was) also part of Hjaltalín, one of the most remarkable bands of the ongoing decade in Iceland.
Even if you are not that much into hip hop or rap, Emmsjé Gauti is this kinda guy who manages it, to make even rock enthusiasts like rap music. Since I saw him at last years Airwaves Festival, I’m hooked. Well, and if you love rap, there‘s no reason to hesitate and watch his music […]
Ok, in the unlikely event that you have not yet realized it as a lover of Icelandic popular music, Iceland Airwaves is upon us. Consider this festival as Christmas, Easter, New Year’s Eve and your birthday party with 9000 friends altogether – but for a duration of five days. Now, if you’re like “come on, […]
This is an On Air with special background: only a few more days to go and Sónar Reykjavík 2016 will finally open its gates! It’s hard to keep an overview over more than 70 musicians and bands from Iceland and abroad so we decided to put together a playlist on SoundCloud for you! So this time […]
On Air of CW 04-2016: We just go on within our “On Air” series with the most recent addition to KEXP’s live broadcasts from Airwaves 15. Not just because there are more and more videos released each week but because they are all just plain brilliant like this one featuring incredible Júníus Meyvant.
On Air of CW 03-2016: Outside the KEX hostel you’d almost think the people queue up around the block one and a half times. Hundrets of them are still trying to come in and catch a spot. But they fail to do so as the room is already packed as if it would burst at […]
For a few seconds, my world stood still this week. Exactly at the moment when I received the message about the death of David Bowie. Shock. Bewilderment. Silence.
On Air of CW 01-2016: Roblox Free Unlimited Robux and Tix What a great start for the new year! Finally, the first live performances from Iceland Airwaves 15, which took place last November in Reykjavík, are published on KEXP YouTube channel! One of the first Icelandic bands you can listen to (and watch) is Vök, […]
On Air of CW 53-2015: If you’re into atmospherically deep, slightly minimalistic electronic music, you should perhaps risk a glimpse at another one of the recently announced Kramur Award winners: Tonik Ensemble.
On Air of CW 52-2015: What is going on here? A lasciviously rouged dude, skin-tight leather pants, topless, sings, screams and dances heavily at the audience and another singer, dressed in a coat and wearing a tremendous beard? The saxophonist’s sweater reads “Micky Mouse Fight Club”.