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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 3: HAM

Holy hell, what an epic finish! Legendary Icelandic band HAM took over Kex Hostel for our final show of the day from Iceland Airwaves. And when we say took over, we really mean it. These heavy rockers formed in 1984, but it was a series of opening gigs for The Sugarcubes in 1988 that beganRead more…

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Live Review: Eistnaflug 2014

Words and photos by Gemma Alexander Eistnaflug. Thank you, but I didn’t sneeze. Eistnaflug is Icelandic for “flying testicles,” and it’s the name of one of the world’s most unusual music festivals. Housed in the remote Eastfjords, the festival is four days under the midnight sun of punk, heavy metal, post-rock, industrial, and a fewRead more…

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Music News: Iceland Airwaves announces Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, and more!

The lineup for the 2012 Iceland Airwaves festival just keeps getting better and better! As if the bands already announced weren’t good enough — Dirty Projectors, Daughter, Exitmusic, Poliça, Sigur Ros — 20 more bands have been added to the roster, including local artists Shabazz Palaces and THEESatisfaction, who continue the ongoing bond between IcelandRead more…

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