Tag Archives: Borko

KEXP at Iceland Airwaves 2013: The broadcast begins!

This week, KEXP is broadcasting for the third year in a row, during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Starting this morning at 6AM, and running through Friday, November 1, we’re bringing you five bands a day performing live at KEX Hostel in Reykjavik, including Emilíana Torrini, Moses Hightower, Petúr Ben, John Grant, Ásgeir and many others.Read more...

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2013 @ Neumos 10/12

Over the past several years, KEXP and Iceland have developed a mutual relationship of sharing and caring, but no doubt we have been the greater beneficiaries considering the wealth of excellent bands we discover over there. At the end of October, we’ll begin our third year in a row broadcasting live during Iceland Airwaves andRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Iceland Bands

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends today, Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites right now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if yourRead more...

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Song of the Day: Borko - Two Lights

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Two Lights” by Borko fromRead more...

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SIFF “Face the Music” preview: Backyard

In Icelandic filmmaker Arni Sveinsson’s documentary Backyard, musician Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson brings together his friends and other musicians for an outdoor performance behind his house in Reykjavik. Festival screenings: May 26 - 4:00 PM - Neptune Theatre May 29 - 8:30 PM - Admiral Theatre As its title implies, Backyard is a familiar, comfortable andRead more...

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