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Published August 7, 2008

A fresh addition to the Reykjavík bar and bistro scene. Roomy bar floor, nice sofas and stylish interior make this a comfy café as well as a tavern with good, unintrusive music.

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  • Address: Laugavegur 28b, 101 Reykjavík
  • Phone: +354 5177816
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Sandra Kolstad Unveils Iceland-Inspired Video

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Björk Speaks On Vulnicura And Feminism

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STEP INTO THE LIGHT: 2014

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A Shit Sandwich Of Gloom Lorded over by the most bumblingly inefficient government in recent memory, people found it increasingly harder to feed themselves. For instance: at the start of 2015, Icelanders saw rising food prices, along with a tiny drop in the cost of cigarettes and flat-screen TVs. However, the government does win points for eliminating that stupid sugar tax, which was meant to guide the population towards healthier lifestyles. I celebrated by eating a heaping bowl of sugar because it was all I had in the house. Dairy Behemoth Gets A Boo-Boo The Icelandic Competition Authority fined dairy

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Björk’s Vulnicura To Come Out Worldwide Within 24 Hours

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Björk’s eighth studio album, Vulnicura, has appeared much sooner than expected. After the record leaked onto the internet, Björk has announced via Facebook that the album is to be released worldwide over the next 24 hours – indeed, it’s already available on iTunes in some places. The theme and art concept for the album have also been revealed – the album is about heartbreak, with Björk cast this time as a lank-haired, black-clad figure with a cloven chest, pierced all over her torso with what looks like hundreds of acupuncture needles. Snap-releasing is becoming a recognised tactic for major albums,

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Rauðasandur Hiatus 2015

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Much to the disappointment of countless music fans, the Rauðasandur Festival will not be held again this year. Rauðasandur has been an annual fixture for the past four years, but two of those four had to be moved to a nearby indoor-site due to adverse weather. The festival is based at a remote farm in the West Fjords on a red beach that is both beautiful and secluded, but, unfortunately, uncooperative when it comes to wind and rain. The festival organisers promise this is only a break, and even suggest they may hold an event or two closer to Reykjavík

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Premiere: New Muck Single And Music Video

Premiere: New Muck Single And Music Video

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The hardcore outfit Muck recently made headlines by signing onto the revered heavy metal record label Prosthetic Records, through which they are releasing their first single and new music video, “My City.” The band has a few things to say about the video: “My City is the first single to appear from our new album. When working on it we gave it the working title of Groove because the main vibe had this weird krautrock/industrial thing going on. My city is about feeling like you’re getting eaten up by routine and trying to work out how to change it. It’s about

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