Author: - The Reykjavik Grapevine

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…

GRAPEWAVES 2022 Episode #3: Supersport!, Post-dreifing, Marius DC, Faroe Music Export, and Systur

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It’s the 3rd and final episode of GRAPEWAVES, the official podcast of Iceland Airwaves music festival, and The Reykjavík Grapevine,…

Airwaves 2022 Saturday Super Review: All-Powerful Go_A, Comfortable Axel Flóvent, And Arlo Parks Brings Us Home

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Shed a tear, Airwaves 2022 is all over. Across the city, sleepy humans are slowly waking up and trying to…

Airwaves 2022 Friday Super Review: Transcendent Altın Gün, Metronomy Madness And The New Cult Of Marius DC

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OH BOY. Day two of Iceland Airwaves 2022 is already under our belts. Check out what our journalists had to…

GRAPEWAVES 2022 Episode #2: Lón, shesaid.so, Sandrayati, Haraldur Þorleifsson

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Woo…we’re into our third and final day of Iceland Airwaves 2022, but if you’re still catching up on everything that…

Airwaves 2022 Thursday Super Review: Super-cool snny, Crowd-Pleasing gugusar, And Nation Of Language Divides Opinion

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After being gently eased in by the pre-opening night‘s concerts, our super-review team hit it HARD last night and saw…

Airwaves 2022: Pre-Opening Night Review

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Iceland Airwaves is here baby! Chances are high you’ll live off energy drinks and ginger shots to survive the next…

GRAPEWAVES 2022 Episode #1: BSÍ, snny, INNI Music, Sindri Már Sigfússon, Tara Mobee

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It’s Day 1 of Iceland Airwaves 2022 and the first GRAPEWAVES 2022 episode! Tim Pogo is joined by Colm O’Herlihy,…

Grapevine Events: GRAPEWAVES, Daft Punk on Organ, & Screening

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GRAPEWAVES Podcast (live) November 3, 4, 5 at 12:30 – Kólaportið & Spotify & Apple Podcasts – free We know…

Announcing GRAPEWAVES: Your Essential Iceland Airwaves Podcast Companion

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Gin and tonic, coffee and crying in the bathroom at work, Iceland Airwaves and the Reykjavík Grapevine: some things are…

The Icelandic Roundup: Iceland Surprisingly Corrupt?

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Atli Þór Fanndal, a representative of Transparency International in Iceland, says that systemic corruption in Iceland is a running theme…

The Volcano: A Memoir – Part Four

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This episode was filmed in February and June 2022. On the 19th of March 2021 a new eruption started in…

Grapevine New Music Picks: Gudfinnur, VÉVAKI, Kári, and krassasig

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Another Friday, another round of new, recently mastered, tunes! We could list many reasons why you should dedicate some of…

RVK Newscast 221: Covid-19 and Climate Emergency Controversy

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It’s sunny, and we’re back with a new RVK Newscast! Today, Reykjavík Grapevine Editor-In-Chief Valur Grettisson, and Chief Morale Officer…