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About mackenziecrosson

Columbia College Chicago Cultural Studies and Multimedia Photojournalism student. Editorial Intern at Chicago-based travel media company OneGlobe Citizen.

Listen To The Full Iceland Airwaves 2016 Radio Documentary

In case you missed the live broadcast on January 14th and 15th on WCRX-FM, listen to the full Iceland Airwaves 2016 radio documentary below. With Donald J. Trump being officially inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States on January … Continue reading

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Iceland Cultural Story: Waste Management and Sustainability (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): Chicago Is Calling

Ten students. Seven days. Five nights of music performances. One trip abroad. Iceland is a truly special place that has created a week full of unbelievable memories. From covering shows at Iceland Airwaves to exploring Reykjavík and venturing out to … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/5): Puffin Island, Kreld and Let’s Eat Grandma

Puffin Island at Harpa Kaldalón – 8:00pm Puffin Island is certainly up-and-coming, with their first single “Harrison,” a song dedicated to Beatles star George Harrison, released in July of 2015 and their debut album entitled Another Day released on May … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): Ylja, Beliefs and Oyama

Ylja at IÐNÓ – 9:40pm Ylja is an Icelandic group that combines aspects of indie folk and acoustic genres, including dreamy and flowing progressions, to create a truly one-of-a-kind sound. Their style is reminiscent of the folk tunes of The Civil … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3): East Of My Youth, This Is The Kit and Markus And The Diversion Sessions

East of My Youth at HARPA NORÐURLJÓS – 8:00pm East of My Youth is an electro-pop duo from Iceland consisting of Herdís Stefánsdottir and Thelma Marín Jónsdóttir. Accompanying them during this performance was a guitar and synthesizer player, drummer, two backup … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Hinemoa, IamHelgi and Moses Hightower

Hinemoa combined both what they called the “old” them, which is soft and acoustic, and the “new” them, which is more electric and slightly heavier. The mixture of these two genres added variety to the set, working together in a … Continue reading

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