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Don’t Ask Nanna: About Icelandic Music Festivals

Don’t Ask Nanna: About Icelandic Music Festivals

Published May 27, 2016

Nanna, 

I want to visit Iceland this year and attend a festival, which is better, Iceland Airwaves or Secret Solstice? 

On That Note

On That Note,

Iceland Airwaves and Secret Solstice is so passé! I say that instead you should consider attending the totally not made up Annual Ethereal Elfstival where you can watch performances by key members of the elf community, yodeling yoga by a noted elf habitat, create your own elf macramé workshops and so much more.

Nanna

Hey Nanna, 

I’m heading to Iceland for ATP festival and I want to buy some weed, where can I get some in Reykjavík? 

420

Hey 420,

Come at the King, you best not miss. A man’s gotta have a code. Money ain’t got owners, only spenders. Come on now, don’t make me huff and puff. Indeed.

Nanna

Hey Nanna, 

I love obscure Icelandic music, any new acts you would recommend? Not like Sigur Rós or Björk or something, been there, done that! 

Audio Obscura

Hey Audio Obscura,

Ugh I know me too, only into the cutting edge really new shit. You should check out this band, so new, nobody’s even heard of them yet, Sálin Hans Jóns Míns or another super obscure group that’s basically so new they won’t even make it onto any of the festival lineups – Mannakorn.

You’re welcome!

Nanna


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