Tag Archives: Iceland Airwaves

Listen To The Full Iceland Airwaves 2017 Radio Documentary

After an incredibly amazing experience in Iceland and covering cultural issues and musicians, it’s time for a wrap. Our class’ hard work can be heard in our full Iceland Airwaves 2017 radio documentary. In case you missed it air on … Continue reading

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Final Iceland Cultural Story: Universal Healthcare (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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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Radio Documentary Bloopers

  Missed out on our final documentary special? Don’t worry, you can hear it all again with encore performances on December 24th and December 31st at 5pm on WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago (live stream here). In the meantime, listen to the cultural stories produced during … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Daily Blog Eight (11/6) Iceland, You Make My Heart Skip a Beat

After eight days of adventure, stepping completely out of my comfort zone and no sleep, we are headed to Keflavík International Airport to catch our 16:45 flight back to Chicago. As I reflect on my time here in this beautiful country, … 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 (11/4) Fufanu, aYia, Daniel OG

Day four of Iceland Airwaves 2017 was a massive success. Bands brought levels of excitement in hip-hop and electronic dance music that had not been seen in previous nights, equating to the most invigorating nights of music yet at the … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Live Review (11/04) Rythmatik, Childhood, GusGus

Today, we traveled to the Þingvellir National Park and the Golden Circle. Getting to see and appreciate the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall and Geysers was indescribably breathtaking. After spending a day taking in Iceland’s natural beauty and nearly freezing our heads … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Live Review (11/03) Ragga Grondal, Jon Jonsson, Arab Strap

Ragga Gröndal (Gamla Bíó @ 19:30)  Starting off the evening of Iceland Airwaves day three, Ragnheiður Gröndal (Ragga) performed a breathtaking set at Gamla Bíó. Her angelic and crystal-like voice left the audience speechless and sent chills through the room … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves 2017 Live Review (11/02): Mikael Lind, Indridi, Benjamin Clementine

Mikael Lind @ Húrra The sound was crawling onto the streets as the rest of Airwaves was only beginning. Mikael Lind brought his instrumental synth sound to the outside from Húrra during the 30-minute-too-short set, which echoed on the downtown buildings … Continue reading

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