REALITY’S DARK CHAOS AND ME: A LOVE STORY

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Growing up in an isolated fishing village (Ísafjörður, pop. 2,500) on Iceland’s northwest corner—at the edge of the Arctic Circle—I…

Be Safe: It’s The #RVKSTORMPOCALYPSE Liveblogocalypse

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As I write this, we here at The Reykjavík Grapevine are locking up the office, making sure all the windows…

Sigur Rós Drummer: My Secret Life As A Talking-Dog-Movie Producer

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The world is one strange, fucked up place. You never know what kind of weird shit is going to happen…

DRAMATIC SNOWPOCALYPSE PHOTOS FROM YESTERDAY

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Our friend and photographer Art Bicnick is thankfully rather fond of documenting the world around him (via his trusty camera)….

Happening Tonight: The Tin Drum – Sin Fang

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Everybody loves everything Sindri Már Sigfússon does. Seabear, Gangly, Sin Fang, etc.—if Sindri’s involved, everyone’s gonna love it. Unusually enough,…

Stay Home! Read A Book! SNOWMAGEDDON Is Here!

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Question: are you reading this at whatever place you intend to spend most of today? If not, here are some…

PREMIERE: Teitur Magnússon’s New Video Is So Lovely! LOOK!

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It was obvious from the moment it appeared that Teitur Magnússon’s wonderful solo début LP, 27, was something really special—and…

Don’t Get Too Excited, It’s Only Paper: An Editorial

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  Here is an anecdote: I ventured inside that Alþingi building the other day. I believe it was a Tuesday….

WOW! LOOK AT OUR #AMAZING SECRET #AIRWAVES15 PARTY!

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Yesterday, we invited a bunch of our readers and friends and whatnot to a little get-together at Reykjavík Grapevine’s International…

IN PICTURES: Art Is Alive – Day Three

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Art Bicnick is out and about, capturing Iceland Airwaves in all its glory! Observe! His wonderful photos! #AMAZING  

OMG SECRET FANCY GRAPEVINE PARTY 4 U TOMORROW

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Holy eff! What an amazing time Iceland Airwaves 2015 is turning out to be. We want to celebrate. We are…

Bob Justman Is Now Just Justman And His New Song is SO GOOD

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Wow! Justman just dropped a new song, and what a fucking scorcher of a tune that is. It’s called All…

Auður Is Young, Sexy, Wonderful, About To Take Over

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Auður is just about to hit the stage at Tjarnarbíó. That young fucker just up and appeared from out of…

A Good Moon Deer Prepares

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Guðmundur Úlfarsson, AKA Good Moon Deer, used to work as a designer here at the Grapevine, greatly enriching our little…

REYKJAVÍK GRAPEVINE’S FANCY AIRWAVES COMPILATION – 2015 EDITION

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So. We reached out to every local band/artist/musician on the official Iceland Airwaves 2015 roster! We asked them: “Hey, are…

GKR’s ‘Morgunmatur’ Has Us Getting Up For The Right Reasons

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How could you not love GKR? A 21-year-old rapper who uses music as a platform to ecstatically revel in the mundanity…

The Second Day Of Icelandic Winter, Sunday, October 25, Near Vík

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Winter is upon us, according to the old Icelandic calendar. Yup, Saturday marked the beginning of Gormánuður (the month of…

Tinder On The Toilet: It’s A Hit!

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Composer Páll Ivan frá Eiðum has finally delivered the type of massive mega-hit we all knew he was capable of!…

The Most Beautiful Thing In The World

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Our current issue’s cover is beautiful. I hope you like it, I’m sure you do, but your opinion doesn’t really…

YES! 2 FREE AIRWAVES TIX! FINAL CLUE TIME! PLUS COLLECTION INFO!

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Yes! We are still giving out Iceland Airwaves tickets! Yes! This is your final clue! Now, remember, you can collect…

Another Clue To Find 2 Free Iceland Airwaves Tickets!

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Yes! That’s right! We are giving away two tickets to Iceland Airwaves this week! How can you win them? Again: by…

We Are Giving Away 2 Tickets To Iceland Airwaves This Week! Yes We Are!

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Wow, Iceland Airwaves! Let’s face it: Iceland Airwaves is a music festival that mostly happens inside buildings. Some buildings are…

A BLOOD MOON OVER REYKJAVÍK: Fancy Images & A Timelapse

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Everyone remembers the blood moon. Why, it was just this Sunday that we stayed up all night gawking at the…

“A STUPID, BROKE COUNTRY FILLED WITH DRUNKS AND WHORES” DRAWS ISRAEL’S IRE

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As a publication, we aim to promote discourse, dialogue and a free exchange of ideas. We thus welcome any opinion…