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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 Daily Blog Day Two (10/31): Long Walks On The…Highway

Halloween. Normally on my favorite holiday I would have been out all night celebrating then sleeping in until noon, but today I had things to do and people to meet. I still do plan on going out tonight to see … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day Two (10/31): Past Downtown Doors

Last night we learned that the 2013 Ben Stiller movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty was all filmed in Iceland—a surprise to us because of the many naturally beautiful landscapes the movie features. Today I got to see a … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Daily Blog Day One (10/30): The Warmth of Thermal Pools

I’ve been in Reykjavík, Iceland for less than 12 hours and I can confidently say the “people are insanely nice” stereotype is so loudly true. Even before our plane left the gate in Chicago, we had already chatted with the … Continue reading

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Iceland Airwaves Band Interview: Rythmatik (LISTEN)

We’re heading to Iceland Airwaves 2017 to review the festival and report on Icelandic cultural stories, beginning tomorrow. Tune in to WCRX-FM 88.1 live in Chicago or via livestream TODAY at 1 p.m. CT and the rebroadcast on tomorrow at 5 … 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 Daily Blog (11/6): Goodbye My Long-Lost Lover

I don’t want to leave this incredible place. It’s been a week since our arrival, and it feels like just yesterday we set foot on this beautiful island. I wanted to start out by thanking our professor, Althea Legaspi, for … Continue reading

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