8 Nov 2015Saturday night at Iceland Airwaves offered highlights such as Beach House and Gus Gus and was accented by a host of female musicians including Kælan mikla, Reykjavikurdætur, Grúska babúska and Flo Morrisey.
6 Nov 2015"There's no elf power. Iceland is a real place, with real waterfalls and real nature," said writer and activist Andri Snær Magnússon at a press conference with Icelandic musician Björk Guðmundsdóttir today.
5 Nov 2015The festival touted as "The hippest long weekend on the annual music-festival calendar," by The Rolling Stone kicked off yesterday. A multitude of bands, Icelandic and international performed at numerous venues all over the city centre.
4 Nov 2015The KEXP, Kex Hostel and Iceland Naturally off-venue events at Iceland Airwaves have been hosted for seven years at Kex Hostel and have become an unmissable part of the festival. Iceland Monitor spoke with KEXP host Kevin Cole who has collaborated on this unique project since the beginning.
4 Nov 2015With an endless number of bands playing, navigating your way through Iceland Airwaves can be a bit daunting. Iceland Monitor asked a few Icelandic artists and bands playing this year what they would recommend seeing to help you out a bit.
2 Nov 2015Iceland Monitor got a few of the Icelandic bands playing at the Iceland Airwaves festival this year, which takes place from this Wednesday until Sunday, to answer a few questions. The first: What's your first most vivid memory from past festivals?
2 Nov 2015A recording of Icelandic band Árstíðir singing an angelic version of an old Icelandic hymn in a German train station now has almost five million views on YouTube. As a comparison, Björk's Human Behaviour from 2010 has 1,6 million views.
1 Nov 2015Cool cat about town Erling Bang drums with numerous bands playing at Iceland Airwaves which takes place this week. We put him through the Third Degree on what to see at the music festival as well as a few more revealing details which include a penchant for good coffee, being put to sleep by Eric Satie and the Mjódd district.