Category Archives: Iceland Airwaves

KEXP at Iceland Airwaves 2014, Day 1: Kiasmos

We began our broadcast at Iceland Airwaves from KEX Hostel in Reykjavik with familiar faces in a brand new group. Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen have both been featured several times live on KEXP, and not just from Iceland in years past – Ólafur also in Seattle and Austin during SXSW and Janus with BloodgroupRead more…

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Song of the Day: Oyama – Siblings

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’re presenting songs by artists performing at the 2014 Iceland Airwaves Festival. Today’sRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 1: It Begins!

It’s gray and slightly rainy in Reykjavik, but eager music lovers from all over the world are bundled up against the bluster and fortifying themselves with Iceland’s good, strong coffee (or maybe skipping straight to the schnapps). Official Iceland Airwaves concerts don’t start until 7:00 tonight, but the streets are full of guitar cases and otherRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves 2014 Starts Tomorrow!

It’s 37 degrees in Reykjavik, and KEXP is setting up at Kex Hostel for four days of incredible live music. Iceland Airwaves festival is just getting warmed up (it officially kicks off tomorrow), but things are already hot here at the hippest hostel in Iceland. We’ve brought along all the necessary equipment to broadcast live performances ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Kiasmos – Looped

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’re presenting songs by artists performing at the 2014 Iceland Airwaves Festival. Today’sRead more…

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Song of the Day: Júníus Meyvant – Color Decay

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’re presenting songs by artists performing at the 2014 Iceland Airwaves Festival. Today’sRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Iceland Airwaves 2014 Preview

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. 432 – Iceland Airwaves 2014 Preview DJ Kevin Cole andRead more…

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Live Video: Ásgeir

It’s going to take a little practice, but you’ll be saying the name Ásgeir like a true Icelander soon enough. When we first introduced the young singer-songwriter to Seattle audiences two years ago, we knew his ethereal falsetto and captivating songs would appeal to KEXP listeners even if his songs were sung then completely inRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Taste of Iceland 10/9-10/12

What does Iceland taste like? Cold? Salty? Perhaps a little gamey? Delicious? Do Icelanders like what we like? Find out for yourself as the Nordic country invades Seattle for Taste of Iceland, a weekend-long cultural extravaganza this Thursday, October 9th through Sunday, October 12th, featuring tastes of food, music, literature and the visual arts. ThroughoutRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling this Saturday… free show at Neumos!

This weekend, Reykjavik Calling returns! On Saturday, October 11, at Neumos, KEXP presents the fifth installment of this cross-cultural musical exploration featuring pairings and creative collaborations between musicians from sister cities Seattle and Reykjavik, Iceland. Best of all, admission is free! This year’s lineup includes Júníus Meyvant paired with Eric Anderson of Cataldo, Sóley withRead more…

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