Iceland Airwaves has a bit of a reputation of being a five all day, all night party. Yes, you could probably do it this way if you want, and plenty of people will be departing Keflavík on Monday feeling sorry for themselves, aching heads and ringing ears after five days of ‘celebrating.’ But there is […]
Sóley has released a beautiful new video ahead of her Airwaves appearances next week. It’s going to be maximum bloody epic, as they say around here.
Pascal Pinon are twins Jófríður and Ásthildur, two girls from Reykjavík. When they were only fourteen they got together with two of their friends, decided to start a band and soon released their first and incredibly charming record. They have since released a second album, but for reason this passed me by. I’m playing catch […]
My lovely wife came home with these today. It cheered me right up!
Just when you thought you’d seen it all, Iceland surprises you again. This photograph is another of Pete Chipman’s (website here), and it utterly breathtaking. I’ll feature a few more of Pete’s images throughout this week, because they are so good, and because he wrote me a nice email thanking me for my help! © […]
This trio of Icelandic beauties are from the camera of Pete Chipman. Pete has photographing Iceland for the past eight summers. He mainly photographs at night, and sleeps during the day in the 24-hour daylight of the subarctic Icelandic summer. Pete is looking to publish both a large-format, fine-art photography book with video and time-lapse […]
To celebrate the release of her brand new 7″ vinyl, LayLow has also released this delightful video. The Backbone has been released in a limited numbered and signed amount and is available on Lay Low’s website and digitally on various online stores. The video was shoot at Rauðasandur Festival and at Sjóræningjahúsið on the […]
I have just written a ‘guest blog’ for ‘I heart Reykjavík’ on Airwaves. You can read it here.
Inverness in the highlands of Scotland is not the most attractive town. I wouldn’t say it was ugly, but it’s not far off. Apart from the river, and a couple of restaurants, it didn’t seem to have much going for it. That was, until I found the bookshop. Not just any bookshop, one that might […]
I just heard that Days of Gray is being screened at Iceland Airwaves. I’m looking forward to this. In the meantime, here is an article I wrote on the project a short while back for Iceland Review online. There is a film being made in Iceland this summer. There are several actually, but this one […]