Tag Archives: Bloodgroup

KEXP Flyaway: Win a trip to Iceland and the Airwaves Music Festival

Over the years, we at KEXP have been excited about the amazing talent produced in the very small country of Iceland, and over the past two years, we’ve gone to the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival to capture some of it. While Björk and Sigur Ros are among the most famous Icelandic exports, hundreds of otherRead more…

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Live Review: Foster the People with Bloodgroup and The Steelwells @ High Dive 3/26

photos and review by Christopher Meister Ever catch lightening in a bottle? Well, if you were at the (very much bottle shaped) High Dive this past Saturday night you probably came as close as you are gonna get without storm chasing. Playing to a very sold out, tightly packed crowd, LA’s freshly formed indie-pop/rock bandRead more…

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KEXP at CMJ, Day 2: Bloodgroup

Bloodgroup could be this year’s The XX, if enough people take the time to stop and listen. Hailing from Iceland, that mystical land of musical magnificence, this rock outfit has a smooth, electronic-produced dance-pop vibe that bubbles over like steaming water from an underground fjord. The band got their start in 2006 when siblings Halex,Read more…

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KEXP at CMJ: Live from Ace Hotel, Day 2

We continue our broadcast at the Ace Hotel NYC, sponsored by Toyota’s Free Yr Radio, with more live performances to come today and tomorrow from Adam Haworth Stephens (of Two Gallants), Devotchka, The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy, Eli “Paperboy” Reed,Glasser, and much more! Here’s today’s lineup: 7am PST / 10am EST Adam Haworth Stephens 9am PSTRead more…

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Iceland Airwaves 2010: Day 1

For the second year in a row, we return to Reykjavik, Iceland, for the Iceland Airwaves festival starting today and running through Sunday. Last year, we had no idea what we were getting into but were immediately struck by the incredibly diverse music of local bands. With a national population of barely half of theRead more…

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Iceland Airwaves: In the Studio, Part 1

While attending the Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik earlier this month, we had the unique opportunity to visit bands in their rehearsal spaces, their recording studios and even their living rooms to catch an inside glimpse of the country’s diverse music scene. Here are a few of the highlights: Bloodgroup – My Arms Not asRead more…

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