Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Grapevine New Music: Kaktus Einarsson & Nanna, Davidsson, Pale Moon & More

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Can you believe a bomb exploded at Keflavik Airport? Sounds like someone has seen Die Hard 2 too often. Yippee…

Grapevine Events: KEX Port, PIKKNIKK & More

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Very few places in Reykjavík have endured or garnered such a unique reputation as downtown institution Prikið. Known today as…

Grapevine New Music: Villi Neto, Kiasmos, Bogomil Font & More

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An obvious nod to Iceland’s recent agrarian past can be found in the colloquial saying, “Hvað segja bændur?” Literally, it…

Grapevine Events: Hátíðni, Q’s Queer Art Market, Organ Summer Series & More

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Over the past months, almost every guest on our show has brought up the state of the live music landscape…

Track By Track: Sex On A Cloud By K.óla

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K.óla’s Sex on a cloud conveys missed connections and heartbreak  Out June 28, solo artist K.óla’s fourth album installation —…

Grapevine New Music: Davidsson, Flott, K.óla & More

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In our latest issue out on the streets today, journalist Iryna Zubenko chronicles 25 years of Seyðisfjörður-based LungA Art Festival….

Track By Track: Rammar By KUSK

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KUSK’s RAMMAR captures feelings of freedom and adolescence Released on May 24, RAMMAR is artist KUSK’s sophomore album. Rising through…

Grapevine Events: RVK Fringe, PIKKNIKK & More

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Every once in a while we are treated to a big show by an elusive favourite, and that is just…

Grapevine New Music: Una Schram, Young Nazareth, Emilíana Torrini & More

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Passersby near Reykjavík’s harbour dock might have noticed a slight change to the scenery in the last week. A giant…

Grapevine Events: 17. júní, Slacker Events & More

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With our new Grapevine issue dropping today, we heat up the happenings once again this week with our guests from…

Grapevine New Music: Spacestation, Biggi Maus, Gróa & More

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With a new issue out on the streets today, writer Elías Þórsson examines the human effects of the ongoing eruptions…

Grapevine Events: Reykjavík Arts Festival, Tweed Ride & More

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Due to the lapse in releases due to a certain podcast producer getting sick, we are bringing you the Hot…

Track By Track: The Radio Won’t Let Me Sleep By Önnu Jónu Son

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Önnu Jónu Son hits top marks with his debut The Radio Won’t Let Me Sleep Haraldur Þorleifsson is a man…

Grapevine Events: Reykjavík Arts Festival, The Icelandic Tattoo Convention & FLÓÐ

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With the Reykjavík Arts Festival kicking off tomorrow, Reykjavík is really hitting its cultural peak. There are gigs, ballets, premieres,…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Birnir & Bríet, Gugusar, Sideproject & More

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Can you imagine that after this weekend Iceland will have its next president? It seems like yesterday when outgoing president…

Track By Track: Le Blossi by BLOSSI

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Love, Loss, Mermaids  Setting his course towards Icelandic pop stardom, BLOSSI is the moniker of socialite and art student Álfgrímur…

Grapevine Events: HAM, Viibra Release Show, Art Book Fair & New Hot Happenings Episode

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Things truly get heated up on this week’s edition of Hot Happenings, as we have an absolutely fire discussion with…

Grapevine Events: Bashar Murad Concert, Skjaldborg & More

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This week on our Hot Happenings episode of 66 Degrees of Sound we highlight the upcoming lectures by Dr. Mads…

Grapevine New Music: Dr. Gunni, Sideproject, Biggi Maus & More

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Back with a fresh set of new music releases, our Friday roundup this week includes songs about spontaneous adventures, cosmic…

Grapevine New Music: Önnu Jónuson, Ultraflex, Blossi & More

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Instead of kicking off the month of May with a fresh new collection of new tracks, the Grapevine office took…

Grapevine Events: KLÚRÓVISION, Lightsaber Class & More

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In our Hot Happenings episode of 66 Degrees of Sound this week, co-hosts Jói and Rex welcomed a special guest…

Grapevine Events: DesignMarch, Children’s Culture Festival & More

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In our Hot Happenings episode of 66 Degrees of Sound this week, co-hosts Jói and Rex bring you a finely…

Grapevine New Music: Moses Hightower, Kiasmos, Una Torfa & More

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It’s officially the second day of summer. We hope you’re basking in the warmth of Reykjavík’s ten degrees, or wherever…

Grapevine Events: Icelandic Sorcery Festival, Drag Expanded & So Much More

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Ahead of Record Store Day on April 20, Grapevine’s journalists Jóhannes Bjarkason and Rex Beckett discussed the hottest happenings in…

Grapevine New Music: Teitur Magnússon, Logi Pedro, Cyber & More

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Somebody told me that you had a girlfriend that looked like a boyfriend, who never wanted to miss out on…