Tag Archives: Olafur Arnalds

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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Out This Week 12/6

It’s another short list of new releases this week, but there are some killer highlights that will make you rethink your Top Albums of 2011. Akron-to-Nashville duo The Black Keys seventh album hits stores this week, and it’s killer. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls it “the band’s most vibrant, energetic and just plain rockingRead 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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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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Song of the Day: Ólafur Arnalds - Þú ert sólin (You Are the Sun)

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 DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Out This Week 6/8

One of the many reasons to support KEXP during our current Summer Membership Drive is the value we provide in your constant search for new music. Each and every Tuesday, we gather guilt-free MP3 links for you to download and videos to watch from the week’s new releases. You’ll find new discoveries like debut full-lengthsRead more...

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