Category Archives: Iceland Airwaves

Song of the Day: ГШ (Glintshake) – Убожество

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Icelandic artists performing at the 2017 Iceland Airwaves Music Festival,Read more…

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Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 1

It’s a clear, crisp afternoon in beautiful Reykjavík, Iceland and locals and visitors alike are gearing up for what is sure to be another great year at Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Here at Kex Hostel, the KEXP road crew is putting the finishing touches on our preparations for this year’s off-venue spectacular. We’re starting things outRead more…

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Iceland Airwaves is Here Again!

It’s Tuesday afternoon here in charming Reykjavik, Iceland, and the city is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. People are talking about new bands, comparing notes and schedules, and are preparing for five full days jam-packed with live music from all over the world. Though theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Hórmónar – Kynsvelt

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Icelandic artists performing at the 2017 Iceland Airwaves Music Festival,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Vök – BTO

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. This week, we are featuring songs by Icelandic artists performing at the 2017 Iceland Airwaves MusicRead more…

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Music That Matters: Iceland Airwaves 2017: Gabba Gabba Gobbledigook

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 588 – Iceland Airwaves 2017: Gabba Gabba Gobbledigook DJ KevinRead more…

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Iceland Airwaves Winner Spotlight: Calley Morrison

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to win a trip to Iceland Airwaves, the magical music discovery festival that takes place in the land of volcanoes and glaciers? We asked last year’s winner, Calley Morrison, to share some of her experiences with us. Keep reading to learn more about what makes bothRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPort at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik 7/14-7/15

Travel to the land of the midnight sun as we journey to Reykjavik, Iceland, once again to join our friends at Kex Hostel for a summer bash. KEXPort celebrates KEXP’s ongoing relationship (now in its sixth year, believe it or not!) with our similarly named hosts of our annual winter broadcast during Iceland Airwaves. WhereasRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fufanu – Sports

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is the title track by IcelandRead more…

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Song of the Day & Premiere: JFDR – Wires

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Wires”, by JFDR fromRead more…

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