Author Archives: sarahpenn8

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Columbia College Chicago Post-Production Editing Major

Hear Our Iceland 2016 Radio Documentary, January 14th and 15th on WCRX-FM

We covered Iceland Airwaves Music Festival and other cultural stories over the fall semester. Check out previews, reviews and more on our Iceland Airwaves 2016 home page and tune into WCRX-FM for our final Radio Documentary on January 14th at 10 … Continue reading

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Iceland Cultural Story: Atlantic Puffins And Climate Change (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): Sleep Is For The Weak

From arriving on no sleep in a city and country I’ve never been in before, to staying out until at least 3am seeing amazing bands that I would probably not get the chance to see anytime soon in the U.S.- … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/5): Auður, Thorunn Antonia, CHINAH

Þórunn Antónía, or Thorunn Antonia, performed at 8:50pm at Nasa. She started her solo career in 2001 and has been a part of many different music projects since then. She became a part of an indie pop duo called The Honeymoon … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/4): Árstiòir, Warpaint, Santigold

Árstiòir played at 8:00pm in the Fríkirkjan Church. They are a classical indie-folk rock group that perform is areas like abandoned coal mines and train stations and, of course, churches, making their live performances and sound mesmerizing and haunting. They mix … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/3): The Ills, Mammút, GO DARK

The Ills played at 8:40pm in Húrra. They are a post-rock experimental instrumental band from Slovakia. Consisting of four members, guitarists Martin Krajčír and Miro Luky, drummer Ľuboš Hodás, and bassist Peter Berák. Their sound has elements of math-rock and prog-rock … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2016 Live Review (11/2): Cryptochrome, Ambátt, Útidúr

Cryptochrome is a multiple genre-blending alternative band from Reykjavík, Iceland. Led by Anglo-German rapper and producer, Anik, their music is a mix of pop, electronic, dreamy folk and hip-hop. They currently have two albums, Cryptochome (2013) and More Human (November 2016). The … Continue reading

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