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Final Iceland Cultural Story: Climate Change on Glaciers (LISTEN)

Our Covering International Music Fests: Iceland class is a wrap but the memories live on! Hear our full radio documentary and explore our class blog (listen to one of the cultural story segments from the final radio documentary below). Also check out … Continue reading

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Icelandic Cultural Interview: Why are Icelanders so healthy? (LISTEN)

Stay tuned for our Iceland Airwaves 2017 final radio documentary, which will air on December 17th at 5 p.m., with encore presentations on December 24th and December 31st at 5 p.m. on WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago (live stream here). In the meantime, listen to … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Daily Blog (11/6): Beginnings/Endings

It was Saturday night in busy Reykjaviík, Iceland. It was well into Iceland Airwaves, so there were people everywhere, crowding venues and dancing. Local post-rock elemental favorite Mammút had just finished their electrifying set at Gambla Bió. I went to get … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Daily Blog (11/6): The Final Chapter

The people of Iceland would always mention how this country has this magical quality about it and that one would experience moments quite like no other. Upon arriving we were all filled with exhaustion and excitement and couldn’t believe the … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Live Review (11/04): Sóley, TORRES, MAMMÚT

Sóley @ Fríkirkjan Sóley so-old out the Fríkirkjan church. The line was down the street and inside, most could not see as the local soul vocalist sang her new music to her best fans: the locals. Those who could not see the … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 (11/03): RuGl, GDRN, Ásgeir

Go to sleep at 5:30 a.m., wake up at 9 a.m. Get breakfast, update blog post, leave for Secret Lagoon. Get out of the city. Feel the bitter cold and then the enveloping heat. That was how our day started; … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Live Review (11/2): Reykjavíkurdætur, Aron Can, Fræbbblarnir

Fræbbblarnir @ Hard Rock Cafe // 10:30 pm Fræbbblarnir formed in 1978 at the height of punk rock. The band was influenced by The Stranglers, The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, The Clash, and many more. Fræbbblarnir never incorporated fashion, cult, … Continue reading

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