Tag Archives: Mr. Silla

Nordic Playlist with DJ Kevin Cole

KEXP’s own DJ Kevin Cole (our Afternoon Show host and Senior Director of Programming) has curated a special mix for Nordic Playlist, a site that devoted to the best sounds from the North. As he explains to the site, “I went with a mix of mostly newer releases, like the Samaris track, which I love,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Mr. Silla – Holding On

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, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Holding On” by Mr.Read more…

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Music That Matters: Warm Impermanence

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. 498 – Warm Impermanence Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole turnsRead more…

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KEXP Video Premiere: Mr. Silla – Breathe

It’s hard to describe our anticipation for the full-length debut from Mr. Silla. We’ve featured Sigurlaug Gisladóttir, a longtime member of Icelandic band múm, with her own project for the past few years — recording her first in her own Reykjavik studio in 2011, then during our broadcast at Iceland Airwaves in 2013, and againRead more…

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Live Video: Mr. Silla at KEX Hostel

Another Icelandic band whose debut we are eagerly looking forward to is Mr. Silla, a “supergroup” of sorts, led by Sigurlaug Gísladóttir (a.k.a. Silla) of of múm, and members of Sin Fang, amiina, Seabear, Tilbury and other great bands. We caught them in their studio a year ago, when they had just a few songs,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Silla & Snorri Helgason – Hvíld og ró

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 all holiday tunes! Today’s selection comes from Iceland’s Silla & SnorriRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 1: Mr. Silla

Mr. Silla is a relatively new band from Sigurlaug Gísladóttir (aka Silla), one of the frontwomen of múm, one of Iceland’s most prolific exports. Another Icelandic “supergroup”, Mr. Silla features members of Sin Fang, amiina, Seabear, Kimono and other bands. While they have yet to produce an album yet, the group blew us away lastRead more…

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Music That Matters, Vol. 328 – Iceland Airwaves 2012 Preview

This week, KEXP returns to the land of fire and ice to broadcast during Iceland Airwaves 2012, where once again we’ll feature live performances from bands each day, some you’ve heard before and others you probably haven’t… nor can probably even pronounce! It’s the sheer talent and diversity of Iceland music that keeps bringing usRead more…

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Live Video: Iceland Sessions, Part 1

Here are a few more videos from our Iceland experience in October. As guests of the country of Iceland during the Airwaves festival, we were able broadcast from the KEX Hostel and host 15 incredible bands (which you can explore here). But we also took full advantage and invaded other bands’ practice spaces, studios, andRead more…

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