Author: Hannah Jane Cohen - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Horror-Scopes: Oh, You’re A YouTaurus Now? Coooool…

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In HorrorScopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur vlogger astrologists break down your upcoming weeks based on shit like featured…

Fancies: Marín Líf Gautadóttir

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Marín Líf Gautadóttir…

Well, You Asked: Anne Of Cleves, The Crow & Other Icons

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Got a problem that needs solving, a burning issue that needs addressing, a matter that needs settling, or a thirst…

Breaking Down Hatari: Iceland’s Most Famous Trio Unmasked

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From their early years as the dystopic darlings of the underground Reykjavík scene to their 2019 media takeover at the…

PHOTOS: The 2020 Grapevine Music Awards Party!

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Last Friday at Röntgen, trophies were given. Viking beers were chugged. And lives were irrevocably changed forever, as the awards…

Fancies: JFDR

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Jófríður Ákadóttir (25),…

Horror-Scopes: New Year’s ResoLeoTions

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In this special 2020 edition Horror-Scopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists breaks down your upcoming year based on…

Grapevine Music Awards 2020: One To Watch – Ra:tio

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Producers Bjarki Sigurðarson and Teitur Helgi Skúlason could best be described as low-key. In person, the duo—which works under the…

Grapevine Music Awards 2020: Shout Out – Halldór Eldjárn & Hátíðni

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The Grapevine Music Awards 2020 Shout Out award applauds two stellar projects this year. First off, we celebrate Halldór Eldjárn…

This Is How To Support Iceland: A Guide To Atypical Souvenirs

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Everyone and their mother leaves Iceland with some Brennivín, lakkrís, a stuffed puffin, lopapeysa and a 66°NORTH hat. And don’t…

Grapevine Music Awards 2020: Song Of The Year – ‘Hatrið mun sigra’ By Hatari

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One couch. Three banners. Seven seconds of live television. And with that, the leather-clad doomsday anticapitalist BDSM water-hawking scam artist…

Fancies: Sand Shark

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Sand Shark (22), a…

Making Of An Artist: Agatha P. Talks Vala Matt, Valkyries, And Beauty Vloggers

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Agatha P.—yes, it’s pronounced like you’d think, and yes, it’s genius—is one of Iceland’s most beloved drag queens. Created by…

Taking Out The tRASH: HATARI x tRASHY Clothing Team Up

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“It was insane,” Palestinian fashion designer Shukri Lawrence says, looking back on the moment Hatari pulled out their Palestinian flag…

Track By Track: ‘Minn Almáttugur’ By GDMA

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GDMA—the duo of Gabríel Werner Guðmundsson and Dagur Snær Elísson—serve up eclectic, inspiring hip-hop, perfect for parties or long drives…

Horror-Scopes: The Christmas Cancer

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In HorrorScopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists breaks down your upcoming weeks based on shit like your time…

Fancies: Tanja Huld Levý Guðmundsdóttir

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Fancies is a Grapevine series where we highlight an individual with supreme style. Our latest subject is Tanja Huld Levý…

Lava, Water And Everything In Between: Finding Fire And Ice On The Southern Coast

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The words “Fire & Ice” might conjure up thoughts of a certain, off-the-radar HBO show, but on a chilly Reykjavík…

How to Christmas Like An Icelander

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If there’s anything Iceland loves, it’s taking Christmas to the next level. And hell no—we’re not talking about the Yule…

The Outsider: Countess Malaise Claims Her Throne

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In the Icelandic rap scene, there’s Countess Malaise and there’s everyone else. Since the the dark monarch debuted three years…

The Trail Of The Cosmonauts

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Before man simultaneously took one small step and one giant leap, more than 30 astronauts travelled to Iceland to train…

New In Town: Yuzu

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Headed up by the owners of beloved clothing store Húrra Reykjavík, Yuzu is an artisanal burger shop at Hverfisgata 44…

New In Town: FRAKTAL

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In mathematics, a fractal is a non-regular geometric shape that presents a seemingly infinite series of patterns at every level…

Perfect Day: Gunnar Ingi Jones

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Gunnar Ingi Jones is the guitarist of metal band Une Misère, who just dropped their newest album ‘Sermon’ on November…

Horror-Scopes: PISCES IS KING

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In HorrorScopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists breaks down your upcoming weeks based on shit like Venus. Aries…