Tag Archives: GusGus

Live Video: GusGus at Iceland Airwaves

Few bands are more iconic in Iceland than GusGus. Starting some 20 years ago, more arts collective than musical act, GusGus broke from their cinematographic origins and through to mainland Europe and the world in the mid 90’s with their eclectic electronica assembly of techno, deep house, dance-pop, trip-hop, R&B and other influences, on which,Read more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 2: GusGus

Rounding out day two of KEXP’s broadcast live from Kex Hostel at Iceland Airwaves Music Festival is Icelandic electronic band Gus Gus. Formed in 1995 by filmmakers Stefán Árni and Siggi Kjartansson as a film group and acting collective, the goup’s purpose quickly changed with the addition of programmer Biggi Thórarinsson and DJ Herb Legowitz.Read more…

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Song of the Day: GusGus – Obnoxiously Sexual

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. This week, we are featuring songs by artists performing KEXP’s broadcast at Kex Hostel in ReykjavikRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 2: Our Program Continues

After the first night of Airwaves, bleary-eyed festival-goers are just now starting to brave Reykjavik’s wind and rain to get ready for  day two. Over a coffee (or maybe a strong drink, depending who you talk to), everyone’s buzzing about the bands they saw last night and the far-flung, hidden party spaces they found their wayRead more…

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Music That Matters: Iceland Airwaves 2015 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. 484 – Iceland Airwaves 2015 Preview Afternoon Show host KevinRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: President Bongo

President Bongo, The cheeky alias of Reykjavik-based DJ/producer Stephan Stephensen, is one of the founding members of veteran electronic group GusGus. With nine studio albums to date, GusGus’ iconic sound has shifted from the influential 4AD label and now finds a home on revered German label Kompakt Records, signaling the band’s shift towards a strongerRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Wednesday: GusGus

GusGus was initially formed in early 1995 as a cinema group by filmmakers Stefán Árni and Siggi Kjartansson, but soon became much more after the additions of DJ Herb Legowitz and programmer Biggi Thórarinsson, as well as singer/songwriters Daníel Ágúst, Hafdís Huld, and Magnús Jónsson, cinematographer Steph, and producer Baldur Stefánsson. After a series ofRead more…

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