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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 2: JFDR

It just wouldn’t be Airwaves without seeing one of Jófríður Ákadóttir’s many musical projects, and today we’re being treated to some of her new solo work, produced under the moniker JFDR, live from Kex Hostel in Reykjavík. A local songwriting prodigy, Jófríður has been playing music since she was 14, when she formed folk-pop bandRead more…

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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 2

Another day, another dollar (or is it another krona?). While I’m not quite sure what the conversion rate is for days and poorly-executed metaphors here in Iceland, one thing I am sure of is that we are bringing you another incredible day of live music here at Kex Hostel during Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. While most of theRead more…

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Music That Matters: Iceland Airwaves 2017: Gabba Gabba Gobbledigook

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. 588 – Iceland Airwaves 2017: Gabba Gabba Gobbledigook DJ KevinRead more…

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Enter to Win a Trip to Iceland Airwaves 2017

“Iceland is hands down the most beautiful place I have ever visited and even though I know there are many great festivals happening all around the world, I have a difficult time imagining something as special as Iceland Airwaves.” – Miyuki (2013 Iceland Airwaves Flyaway winner) KEXP wants to send you and a friend toRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPort at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik 7/14-7/15

Travel to the land of the midnight sun as we journey to Reykjavik, Iceland, once again to join our friends at Kex Hostel for a summer bash. KEXPort celebrates KEXP’s ongoing relationship (now in its sixth year, believe it or not!) with our similarly named hosts of our annual winter broadcast during Iceland Airwaves. WhereasRead more…

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Music that Matters: Freepower

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. 553 – Freepower Bursting through geographic and genre lines, SwedishRead more…

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Song of the Day & Premiere: JFDR – Wires

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Wires”, by JFDR fromRead more…

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Music that Matters: Iceland Airwaves 2016

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. 536 – Iceland Airwaves 2016 Senior Video Producer Jim BeckmannRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2016

This Saturday, October 15th, KEXP presents the seventh annual Reykjavik Calling at Neumos. Just like previous years, we’ll be bringing you an evening with some of the best musicians and bands emerging from Seattle and Iceland… for FREE! All the way from Reykjavik, we welcome post-punk project Fufanu. Frontman Kaktus Einarsson always brings an exuberantRead more…

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KEXP Presents Taste of Iceland: Literature

KEXP is proud to once again be a part of the annual Taste of Iceland cultural extravaganza, and we’re kicking things off this Friday, October 14th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM with a special literary event in our Gathering Space. Renowned Icelandic literary critic and writer Gudmundur Andri Thorsson will be our special guest, presentingRead more…

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