Airwaves Friday Super-Review: aYia, BDSM Chomsky & Cell7 School4 2Bad Rappers

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Welcome to the eye of the storm. Here’s what went down in the fun and chaos of Iceland Airwaves last…

Music News: New Festival! Godchilla tour! More Airwaves! Dayum!

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Most of Reykjavík’s grassroots indie scene will head out to Borgarfjörður in West Iceland on July 6th-8th to play at…

Iceland Airwaves Update: 2018 Edition Adds Eclectic International Names

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After eye-catching announcements including Fever Ray, Blood Orange, Cashmere Cat and Tommy Ca$h, Iceland Airwaves today announced a raft of…

Grapevine Music Awards 2017: All The Winners, And Why They Won

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It‘s midwinter in Iceland, when the battle against frozen feet and contagious, uncontrollable yawning is in full swing. Luckily for…

Grapevine Music Awards: Artist To Watch – EinarIndra

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Once a year, we at Grapevine honour the best and brightest of the Icelandic music scene by giving out awards…

Airwaves Sunday Super Review: Thunder, Lightning, And All The Feels

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And it feels like as soon as the festival has begun, it’s already gone. Airwaves 2017, we barely knew thee….

Airwaves Saturday Super Review Pt. 1: Melancholia, Euphoria, Sound & Fury

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The tidal Saturday night peak of Airwaves crashed over our tired review crew—and everyone else at the festival—mercilessly. Here’s what…

Airwaves Friday Super Review, Pt. 2: The Real Shit

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While one half of our review team checked out gothic gloom, cheesy rap, and party explosions, the other half scoured…

The Grapevine GrapeWaves 2017 Festival Super Preview, Part One

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Airwaves is upon us! The off-venues are running, the stages are warming up, and it’s time to download the festival…

Grapevine Playlist: Alvia, CYBER, Björk, EinarIndra & More

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From the queen of Icelandic music to the latest rap kids exploding out of their bedroom and into the charts,…

Straumur: The Old And The Nu, With Black Pox, Par-Ðar, EinarIndra & More

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The rapper Bróðir Big just released his debut LP, ‘Hrátt Hljóð’ (“Raw Sound”), and while there sure is a swelling…

Making Of An Artist: Árni Grétar Jóhannesson. AKA Futuregrapher

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Árni Grétar, or Futuregrapher, is a well known electronic musician in Iceland. He has released numerous albums, and taken part…

Unravelled Soul: The Melancholic Electronica Of EinarIndra

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The music of einarIndra feels discreet, or even secretive, somehow. His mellow songs are slow and languorous, their muted late-night…

Grapevine Playlist: EinarIndra, Andsetinn, Milkywhale & More

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What’s going on in Icelandic music today? Lots. Folk, rap, trap, oddly appealing Euro-pop… you name it, and you’ll find…

Taking No Hostages: The Words Beneath The Waves

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Whether you’re a musician or a festival-goer, Airwaves is a messy week for all involved. Thursday is the second night…

Meet The Venues Of Iceland Airwaves 2016

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Iceland Airwaves is, by and large, located in downtown Reykjavík. For first-timers, part of the fun whirlwind of the festival…

Electro Powerhouse: Brilliantinus And His Upcoming Album

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Kormákur Jarl Gunnarson is the electronic mastermind behind Brilliantinus. In only a year he’s become a prominent name in Reykjavík’s…

New Faces Of Solstice

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The Grapevine‘s picks for up-and-comers you should catch at this year’s Secret Solstice Festival. Aron Can Distinguishing yourself from others in…

Straumur: Tarnished

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Musical recycling is a long and enduring tradition, kept alive this month by a gem of a remix, Einar’s Indra…

Check Out Our Fancy Airwaves 2014 Compilation!

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Hey folks! It’s Iceland Airwaves time yet again. With 219 artists performing, we didn’t feel right just picking one for…

Happening This Weekend Feb 28 – Mar 2

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Not only can you celebrate the end of the shortest month and least liked month of the calendar year, but…