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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2018, Day 2: Bagdad Brothers

The newest act on our lineup performs a dreamy set of indie-pop from the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik.


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2018, Day 2: Hugar

Icelandic duo whose worked with the likes of Sigur Rós and Björk brings their stunning composition to KEX Hostel.


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2018, Day 2: Ólafur Arnalds

Our second day at KEX Hostel starts off blissfully with the renowned Icelandic composer.


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2018, Day 1: Bára Gísladóttir & Skúli Sverrisson

Our second performance of the day here at the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland was yet another thrilling debut of a collaboration between two renowned Icelandic composers.


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2018, Day 1: Les Aventures de President Bongo (President Bongo & Óttar Sæmundsen)

KEXP kicks off our Iceland Airwaves broadcast with a debut of new music from former GusGus member Stephan Stephensen and Icelandic composer Óttar Sæmundsen.


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Iceland Airwaves Music Festival Line-Up Announce: Second Wave

Iceland Airwaves Music Festival share the first wave of their line-up, including international acts like Blood Orange and Snail Mail, as well as Icelandic acts Mammút, Hatari, and more.


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Iceland Airwaves Music Festival Line-Up Announce: First Wave

Iceland Airwaves Music Festival share the first wave of their line-up, including international acts like Girl Ray and Superorganism, as well as Icelandic acts Júníus Meyvant, Snorri Helgason, and more.


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 4: HAM

Closing out this year’s video stream live from Kex Hostel at Iceland Airwaves music festival were legendary Icelandic rock band HAM. It was with a few gigs opening for the Sugarcubes in 1988 that HAM’s popularity bloomed, especially in Nordic countries (this part of the world does love their heav...


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 4: GlerAkur

Next on the video stream live from Kex Hostel at Iceland Airwaves Music Festival was Icelandic atmospheric metal band GlerAkur. The solo project of sound designer for National Theater of Iceland Elvar Geir Sævarsson, creating post-rock flavored metal. His debut record The Mountains Are Beautiful ...


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 4: Lido Pimienta

Next on our video stream live from Kex Hostel at Iceland Airwaves was Colombian-Canadian musician Lido Pimienta. The queer-identified musician, visual artist, and curator blends Afro-Colombian and indigenous music with experimental electro-pop. Her first album “Color” was released in 2010 (KUDETA...


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 4: Megas

Wow, what a way to open our last day of music live at Kex Hostel! We were fortunate to host legendary Icelandic musician Megas. Considered the father of Icelandic rock, Megas is one of Iceland’s most influential rock musicians. He's been working as a professional musician since 1968, when he publ...


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KEXP Live at Iceland Airwaves 2017, Day 3: Högni

Rounding out night three of the Iceland Airwaves broadcast live from Kex Hostel is prolific Icelandic songwriter Högni Egilsson. Known for Hjaltalín and GusGus (and his incredible head of hair), Högni is no stranger to KEXP, having performed for us with all of his major musical projects. Högni de...


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