Author Archives: Erin Brown

About Erin Brown

Columbia College Chicago multimedia photojournalism major. Photo editor at the Columbia Chronicle. Concert photographer for Music Existence and former contributing writer for Atwood Magazine.

Iceland Cultural Story: Combating LGBT Hate Crimes (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 (11/6): Right At Home In Reykjavik

From Wednesday to Saturday night, we all covered three bands each at Iceland Airwaves. Most of the bands I saw were amazing–my favorites being Fufanu, Vök and FM Belfast. Their shows left me with my mouth wide open, not believing … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Live Review (11/5): Tofa, Rythmatik, FM Belfast

Tófa @ Gaukurinn 8:00 p.m. Tófa means the blue fox in Icelandic, and they’re a female-fronted band from Iceland who label their music as experimental punk. They released their second LP Teeth Richards this October, saying it is “dedicated to those who speak … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): Himbrimi, Dream Wife, Vok

Himbrimi @ Gamla Bíó 8:00  Himbrimi is a dark pop princess. Her music, lyrics, and look tie together a captivating presence and casts a spell. Himbrimi means loon in Icelandic, and there were hints of the bird all over the … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Teitur Magnússon, Snorri Helgason, Tilbury

Teitur Magnússon at NASA 9:40 By appearance and posture, Teitur Magnússon appeared to be awkward and standoffish. Luckily his music had the opposite effect–warm and inviting. Though somewhat emotionless in his face, Magnússon mainly expressed himself with hand gestures and … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day Two: Interview Day (LISTEN)

After a failed northern lights excursion, we got back to our hotel at around 1:30 a.m. in the morning. I tried to salvage as much rest as I could before having to wake up at 7 to work on some … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One: Exploring Reykjavik

We flew out of Chicago O’Hare at 7:30pm, landing in Keflavík, Iceland around 6:30 a.m. Being the northernmost capital, Reykjavík doesn’t have the same sun setting and rising schedule as we’re used to back in the United States. Throughout the day the … Continue reading

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