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Iceland Cultural Story: Pros and Cons Of Geothermal Energy (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 Class Photo Album

Leading up to Inauguration Day, tune in to our Iceland Airwaves 2016 final radio documentary, which will air on WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago (live stream here) on Friday, January 14th at 10 am CT, which is all about Icelandic versus American social and political policies. … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day Eight (11/7): Some Much Deserved “Thank Yous”

I’m honestly quite shocked I’m still functioning after the past seven days in Iceland.  I had my high points, low points, very little sleep and the beginning of a terrible cold. Despite everything that has gone wrong on this trip, … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/5): Mr. Silla, GANGLY, Sykur

Mr. Silla @ NASA // 11:30 Sigurlaug Gísladóttir, better known as the electronic pop act Mr. Silla, took the stage at Nasa, covered in glitter, before a full crowd prepared to witness an amazing set. Throughout the performance, Silla repeatedly … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): Minor Victories, FEWS, Boogie Trouble

Minor Victories @ REYKJAVIK ART MUSEUM // 10:50 The UK-based band took the stage at the Reykjavík Art Museum lacking energy.  Throughout the set, their stage performance became livelier, but there was still little movement from anyone on stage aside from head … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3): Par-Ðar, Sóley, Hannah Lou Clark

Par-Ðar @ Gaukurinn // 7:50 The five piece, ambient rock group took the stage with sunglasses on and beers in hand. To kick off the show, they began with a song that was over seven minutes long. They used it … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): CeaseTone, SiGRÚN, VIO

CeaseTone @ HARPA NORÐURLJÓS// 8:50 The 10 piece electronic, indie band CeaseTone took the stage in all black, inexpressive, and evoking solidarity. After about 30 seconds of melodic string instrumentals, the drums kicked in and the stage lit up, which was easily … Continue reading

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