Airwaves update!

Final batch of bands released for Airwaves – and it looks amazing! Shearwater (US), Apparat Organ Quartet, Haim (US), Snorri Helgason, Reykjavík!, DIIV (US), Rökkurró, Útidúr, Nova Heart (CN), Dikta, Lára Rúnars, Benni Hemm Hemm, Gluteus Maximus, Mr.Silla, Árni Vector, Asonat, Atrum, Bárujárn, Bix, Boogie, Trouble, Dream Central Station, Elíza Newman, EmmSjé Gauti, Enkídú, Epic […]

Cheeky Mountain Thief

I had a nice chat with Mike Lindsay yesterday, for an upcoming article i’m doing about his latest project – Cheek Mountain Thief. This was once I had explained that I wasn’t his electrician. I’m useless at electrics, Mike is going to contact his electrician to sort them out. I think its for the best. […]

Review: Cold Comfort by Quentin Bates

Nick-named ‘Graskeggur’ by his Icelandic grandmother, as the letter ‘Q’ doesn’t exist in Icelandic, Quentin Bates is a writer for an obscure nautical magazine. Thankfully, he is a talented fiction writer, and not just adept to explaining port from starboard. Cold Comfort is his second work of fiction, and once more features Sergeant Gunnhildur as […]

Fireworks show at Jökulsárlón.

This fireworks show is an annual event at Jökulsárlón, also known as the glacial lagoon. The number of visitors has been escalating every year and the last few years well over a thousand visitors have come to enjoy the show. Illuminated icebergs bathed in colour from the magnificent firework show in natures most spectacular surrounding creates […]

Glacial, smacial.

I first came across Lockerbie at Iceland Airwaves a couple of years ago. I was first struck by their name—what sort of band would name themselves after a town in Southwest Scotland that was subject to a terrible tragedy in 1988? I still don’t know the answer. Read the full article here.