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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Wednesday: For A Minor Reflection

For four young guys who can’t even drink yet (in the States, at least), For A Minor Reflection are certainly a doozy. The instrumental post-rock quartet earned comparisons to Explosions in the Sky for their explosive and energetic live performances. Fellow Icelanders Sigur Rós rewarded them for their talents by inviting them on a 15-dateRead more...

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KEXP’s Iceland Airwaves Broadcast Preview!

Starting this Wednesday, join KEXP for our first EVER international broadcast! Live from the land of fire and ice, KEXP’s broadcast will include fifteen exclusive live performances from the aptly named KEX Hostel in Reykjavík for the Iceland Airwaves music festival! The broadcast begins this Wednesday, October 12, from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM (PacificRead more...

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Song of the Day: For A Minor Reflection - Flóð

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. Finally, KEXP has been invited to broadcast live from Iceland, so this week we are featuringRead more...

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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 Video: Inside the Icelandic Music Scene, Part 1

At KEXP, we go out of our way to help listeners discover new music, no matter where it might come from. In Seattle and the rest of the U.S., it’s fairly easy to encounter a wealth of great new bands as hundreds of CDs get sent to us every week. But in other countries, it’sRead 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... a musical microcosm

Just before the week-long CMJ broadcast, KEXP was invited to cover the Iceland Airwaves festival in Reykjavik, where over 215 artists, the majority from Iceland, performed at venues around the city. Iceland itself is a microcosm of a music scene; in a city of only 200,000, comprising two-thirds of the country’s entire population -- whichRead more...

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