Tag Archives: Sudden Weather Change

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: Sudden Weather Change

We’ve been posting a lot of Icelandic music this week as we prepare for our broadcast during Iceland Airwaves next week. Starting on Wednesday, October 31, KEXP will again bring you an amazing variety of performances from mostly Icelandic bands, live from KEX Hostel in Reykjavik. We also were fortunate to host several Icelandic artistsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the Fall Fundraising Drive is over here at the station (thanks to everyone who donated), Rocktober marches on with another great week of shows ahead. On Tuesday, everyone’s favorite Gossip plays at Showbox at the Market, and on Wednesday night Das Racist plays there too. Thursday night, Admiral Fallow is at Tractor Tavern. FridayRead 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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Iceland Airwaves begins... Day 1

writeup by Jim Beckmann photos by Scott Holpainen Iceland Airwaves, the country’s premier music festival, begins today in Reykjavik, and KEXP is there... well, a couple of us at least! Today through Friday, we’re featuring six live bands (two a day) from some of the most buzzworthy bands at the festival -- tune in toRead more...

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