Category Archives: Iceland Airwaves

Don’t Miss Your Chance to See the Northern Lights!

You still have time to win an Icelandic dream vacation from KEXP and Iceland Air. Enter our 2016 Iceland Flyaway contest today and you could win airfare for two, hotel accommodations, and five-day passes to the 2016 Iceland Airwaves Festival. KEXP donors Gene and Kathleen fell in love with Reykjavik at the 2015 festival. “EverywhereRead more…

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Song of the Day: Júníus Meyvant – Beat Silent Need

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Beat Silent Need” byRead more…

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Win A Trip to Iceland Airwaves 2016!

We can think of dozens of reasons why you should enter the 2016 Iceland Airwaves flyaway contest, but today let’s concentrate on the big one: MUSIC. Every year, music lovers like you return from Reykjavik and rave to us about the cool new bands they discovered at Iceland Airwaves. Longtime KEXP donors Kathleen and Gene,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPort at KEX Hostel in Reykjavik 7/16

It’s not just in name we’re alike. KEXP and KEX Hostel have shared a long partnership, going back to our first Iceland Airwaves broadcast in 2011. Since then, they’ve been gracious hosts and champions of great music, and in the spirit of our ongoing collaboration, they’ve held the aptly named KEXPort each summer, featuring aRead more…

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Song of the Day: Vök – Waiting

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Waiting”, a new self-releasedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Gangly – Fuck with Someone Else

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Fuck with Someone Else”Read more…

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Live Video: Kiasmos

Super-ambient Icelandic duo Kiasmos brought their very space-y minimalist brand of techno to the new KEXP live room in support of their Swept EP, the second they dropped in 2015. The two longtime friends began working professionally together when Ólafur Arnalds was the touring sound engineer for Janus Rasmussen’s project Bloodgroup, and they bonded over the shared feeling thatRead more…

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Song of the Day: Samaris – Wanted 2 Say

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Wanted 2 Say” by Samaris fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mr. Silla – Holding On

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Holding On” by Mr.Read more…

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17 Women, 17 Voices: An Interview with Reykjavíkurdætur

Icelandic hip hop collective Reykjavíkurdætur (“Daughters of Reykjavik”) are a force to be reckoned with. A huge group of seventeen women, they work together to create songs about topics ranging from sexual politics to political ones. During KEXP’s broadcast at Iceland Airwaves last year, they played to a packed house at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik. BeforeRead more…

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