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Iceland Cultural Story: Housing Market And Income Disparity (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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Hear our 2016 Iceland Class Blooper Reel (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 2016 Daily Blog (11/7): Iceland, You Have My Heart

This trip has been one for the books. Reykjavík, Iceland is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever been to. I’ve been to many different countries in Central America, the Caribbean and Europe, but this one stands out. I … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/5): Sigmund, Tonik Ensemble, sxsxsx

$igmund The rapper $igmund played at Húrra this Saturday night at 8:00 PM. He stepped on stage as the beat dropped with little acknowledgment to the small audience that was there. He was timid and almost shy as he rapped his first song. His voice, … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): Axel Flovent, Ambatt, Shades of Reykjavik

Axel Flóvent  Axel Flóvent‘s soft melodies are somewhat of Mumford and Sons, the same calming yet stimulating lyrics and melodic instruments. Today he played at Gamla Bío at 9:40 PM. The modern folk artists caught the audience’s attention as his soft vocals matched … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3): JFDR, Aron Can, Ulfur Ulfur

JFDR Jófríður Ákadóttir (JFDR) started her show with a slow build with her band, including hidden behind her in the fog at the Reykjavík Art Museum at 8:10 pm. Her blend of “soft minimal soundscapes” and “cyclical guitar parts” make up … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Lara Runars, Amabadama, Reykjavikurdætur

Lára Rúnars Lára Rúnars gracefully hit the stage when she and her band played Wednesday night at 8:00 at NASA. Her stage presence radiated the venue as three horn players filled the room. Rúnars started off the show with Rosir, … Continue reading

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