PHOTOS: Dream Wife dazzles at Iceland Airwaves

From all the excellent shows at Iceland’s magical music festival Airwaves, I would not hesitate to name Dream Wife as my favorite. The Iceland/U.K. three-piece of Rakel Mjöll (vocals), Alice Go (guitar) and Bella Podpadec (bass) as well as a live drummer nails it on stage with a perfect show, sonically[…]

Iceland Airwaves Day 4 Roundup: Hildur // Emmsje Gauti // Milkyway // East of My Youth // Doomsquad // Fufanu // Alex Cameron // Let’s Eat Grandma // Gangly // Chinah

Saturday we started off with a walk to Bryggjan Brugghús, a microbrewery with restaurant where a showcase of Icelandic artists took place. When we arrived, Hildur was on and showed why the Nordic approach to pop music is so appealing: there is always some restraint and melancholy woven in that[…]

glamglare’s Top Picks for Iceland Airwaves ’16 – International Acts

Iceland Airwaves, Iceland’s famous music festival, is about to start the day after tomorrow. From Wednesday, November 2nd to Sunday, November 6th, more than 220 musicians are scheduled to play at official Iceland Airwaves venues (schedule here) and so-called off-venues (schedule here) and more than 9,000 visitors are being expected. Let’s[…]

SONG PICK: Auður – 3D:: Both Eyes on You

Last week, Icelandic multi-instrumentalist Auður released the highly atmospheric and totally intriguing “3D::Both Eyes on You”. Auðunn Lúthersson, who goes by the artist name Auður (pronounced ‘author’), blends R&B elements with electronic sounds together with his alluringly soft vocals and creates something new and honestly, rather hypnotic and irresistible! Lyricially, “3D” details the frustrations of Skype sex and[…]

NEW MUSIC: Dream Wife – EP01

Dream Wife is a three piece from London with one Icelandic member, which makes them eligible for our Airwaves Top Pick list of local artists. Alice, Bella and Rakel do straight-forward guitar-driven pop/rock with party-starter qualities, but this used to be part of a greater art concept until their career[…]