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Tune In This Weekend For Our Iceland Radio Documentary On WCRX-FM!

Stay tuned for our Iceland Airwaves 2016 final radio documentary, which will air THIS WEEKEND at 10 a.m. CT, Saturday, January 14th and 15th on WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago (live stream here). In the meantime, check out previews, reviews and more on our Iceland Airwaves 2016 home … Continue reading

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Iceland Cultural Story: Post-Secondary Education (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): Goodbye My Long-Lost Lover

I don’t want to leave this incredible place. It’s been a week since our arrival, and it feels like just yesterday we set foot on this beautiful island. I wanted to start out by thanking our professor, Althea Legaspi, for … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/5): Karó, Adia Victoria, Seratones

Today our group got the opportunity to do the amazing Golden Circle Tour. We got to see Thingvellir National Park, the Strokkur Geyser and the incredible Gulfoss Waterfall. The park was absolutely amazing, and the waterfall was so beautiful. But my … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3): Mani Orrason, Margaret Glaspy, Jesse Mac Cormack

At just 18-years old, Mani Orrason has already released his first album, Repeating Patterns, back in April of 2015. More recently, he released an EP entitled Wake Me Up, which includes four new songs. Orrason’s music is folk, which matches … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Amber, Glowie, Milkywhale

Today was the first day of Iceland Airwaves, but the fun didn’t start until nighttime, so I spent the afternoon at Lemon, a cafe on Laugeveger in Reykjavík. I had a ginger cappuccino and a Chickencado sandwich which were both … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day Two: Can You Say and Spell Your Name?

Today was much more mellow than yesterday. Although I had a full day of interviews, and then an awesome dinner with the group, I feel fully settled here in Reykjavík already, and it has become my home away from home.

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