Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Grapevine Events: Dark Music Days, Pussy Riot, Halfway To Fringe And Super Soaker!

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It’s the last weekend of the month, and it’s all set to be a miserable one. Don’t believe us? Check…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Post-dreifing, Lexzi, Antsy and TRPTYCH!

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OH BOY IT’S THE WEEKEND. How better to celebrate than with some new music? Ok, well we can think about…

Grapevine Events: Grapevine Music Awards, DRULLUMALL #3, FM Belfast, And More!

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We’ve almost made it… pay day is so close we can almost smell it. With the weather warming up and…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Nanna, Benni Hemm Hemm, Ægir, Yaffle ft. KARÍTAS, Sakaris and The Cult Of One!

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BUMPER NEW MUSIC FRIDAY. That’s right, there were so many great releases (including Nanna from Of Monsters And Men’s first…

Grapevine Events: Tertulia Festival, RVK Feminist Film Festival, Ólafur Kram & More

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How is it basically half way through January already? Somehow we’ve broken all of our New Year’s resolutions, finished off…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Myrkvi, sameheads & UNDRA

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! That’s right, 2022 is dead and we are dancing in its ashes as we celebrate the start…

Grapevine Events: New Year’s Punk, Ólöf Arnalds, and 13th day of Christmas Bonfires

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Hello dear January blues, thank you so much for being kind enough to visit us again. While it’s been great…

Grapevine Events: Kælan Mikla, Musicians Defend Ukraine and New Year’s Eve!

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How to fill those weird liminal days between Christmas and Hogmanay; the perineum of the year? Luckily there’s a bunch…

Grapevine Events: Prom, Christmas Rave, Skúli Sverrisson & Gustaf Ljunggren, And More!

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Sure, Christmas is coming and all, but it’s far from being the only fun occasion on the cards this week….

Grapevine New Music Picks: Sk-Ar, Sandrayati, Geigen, and Kurt Unuela ft. Dave Gahan

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Are you freezing your butt off? We were too but then we found these new releases and now we’re hot,…

Grapevine Events: Christmas Markets, Repair Cafe, Gyða, The Women Who Plant Trees, and more!

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Jóla Reddingakaffi December 18th at 14:00 – Hafnar.Haus – Free The Roaming Repair Cafe is back in town, this time…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Jónsi & co, amiina, and MariaLing

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It’s Friyay! It’s been freezing outside and we can’t wait to wake up not having to brave the windy weather…

Grapevine Events: FUNdraiser, pop-up markets, and a SEEDS screening

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FUNdraiser fyrir DJ flugvél og geimskip December 14th at 19:30 – KEX We recently reported that much-loved experimental musician, DJ…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Isafjørd and Baggalútur

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HOW IS IT DECEMBER?! I mean… happy Friday. If you too are feeling overwhelmed by the final chapter of this…

Grapevine Events: Heavy Knife Presents, Geigengeist, and Unnur Ýrr Helgadóttir

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Heavy Knife presents: Daniel Ness, Countess Malaise, Smjörvi and Drexler December 2nd at 21:00 – Húrra Heavy Knife–a record label…

Andie Sophia’s Perfect Day In Reykjavík

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Andie Sophia Fontaine is a journalist, writer, and Trans Iceland board member living in Reykjavík. Originally from Baltimore, she has…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Jae Tyler, Árstíðir, and Emíliana Torrini

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Yeah yeah yeah! We have a new gem by Emíliana Torrini, a Gary Newman “Cars”-like single by Jae Tyler, and…

RVK Newscast 225: This Is The End – Valur And Pollý Bid Farewell

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Valur Grettisson is quitting as editor-in-chief at the Reykjavík Grapevine. This means that this is the last episode of The…

Grapevine Events: Karaoke, Snorri Helgason & Magnús Trygvason Eliassen, and Ólöf Arnalds

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Loft Karaoke November 24th at 20:00 – Loft Hostel – Free Those who’ve been around for a while may remember…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Linus Orri, Dream Wife, gugusar

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Linus Orri – Supine Linus offers us a really nice three minutes of serenity, beauty and a good melody in…

Grapevine Events: Climbing Iran, Iceland Noir, and NOTHING BREAKING

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Screening: “Climbing Iran” November 17th at 19:00 – Bío Paradís – 2.500 ISK Tonight, the Icelandic Alpine Club (ÍSALP) and…

RVK Newscast 224: Icelanders Are Fewer Than We Thought

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The biggest story of the decade is here! The national census in Iceland was wrong. It turns out that the…

RVK Newscast 223: Tourists Might Be Charged For Visiting Iceland’s Hotspots

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! Editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson is back with all of the latest Icelandic news. Read on for…

RVK Newscast 222: Prosecutor Appeals Case Against Sigur Rós Lead Singer

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Welcome back to RVK Newscast! After a busy print week at Grapevine, editor-in-chief Valur Grettisson is back with all of…

The Icelandic Roundup: Asylum Seekers, Politics And Iceland Airwaves

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In this edition of the Icelandic Roundup, editor-in-chief Valur Grettison and news editor Andie Sophia Fontaine talk about the controversy…