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Iceland Cultural Story: How Unions Help Support Icelandic Fishermen (LISTEN)

We covered Iceland Airwaves Music Festival and other cultural stories over the fall semester. Read about our adventures via our Iceland Airwaves 2016 page and tune into WCRX-FM for our final Radio Documentary on January 14th at 10 a.m. CT (livestream here) and … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day 7 (11/6): Going Home

Iceland Airwaves is winding down and the tourist count in Reykjavík has shifted dramatically. Visitors have returned home and the city is settling back to normal. It’s our last day in Iceland. This week I spent a great morning discussing … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Live Review (11/5): Wesen, Bára Gísladóttir, Kate Tempest

Saturday at Airwaves brought a fresh new mix of bands to the scene. UK rappers, experimental cello performance and Icelandic synth pop moved the festival along with its endlessly diverse cast of acts. Up first:

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): aYia, Mugison, Frankie Cosmos

aYia aYia‘s frontwoman wandered around the stage of Harpa Silfurberg hooded in black while her bandmates stood off to the side with their respective laptops and drum pads. It was a tired intro, if not somewhat pretentious, but a technical … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3) – Nico Muhly, Julia Holter, Ljóðfæri

Nico Muhly It was a big day for the Bedroom Community label. They celebrated their 10-year anniversary with a series of performances by bands on the label at Harpa’s beautiful Eldborg theater. The second of this series was Nico Muhly … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Birth Ctrl, Kristen Thorra, and Myrra Rós

On our third day here, Reykjavík is getting a bit too comfortable. I took the first chance to sleep in and went for a morning walk (I still can’t get over the city’s amazing landscape). I discovered a surprisingly good … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day 2 (11/1): Politics and Solidarity in Iceland

After a hectic beginning to our Iceland trip, today gave me the chance to explore in solidarity. The morning was booked with interviews for the cultural stories I’m working on during the trip, with lots of wandering and walking in … Continue reading

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