Music That Matters, Vol. 379 - Iceland Airwaves 2013 Preview

Iceland Airwaves, Music That Matters
Jim Beckmann
Hermigervill playing Reykjavik Calling at Neumos / photo by Dave Lichterman

KEXP is back in Iceland this week, broadcasting live during Iceland Airwaves KEX Hostel in Reykjavik. On Wednesday, October 30, through Friday, November 1, we present 15 bands live on air, including Moses Hightower, Emilíana Torrini, Ásgeir, John Grant, Pétur Ben, Mono Town and many others. (See the full broadcast schedule here.)

To get you psyched for the broadcast, we've assembled our annual Music That Matters Iceland Airwaves podcast, gathering many of the artists scheduled for our broadcast as well as those performing at other times during the festival, including múm, FM Belfast, Retro Stefson, Oyama and much more. As usual, you'll find a wide range of genres and styles but always the same incredible talent. Listen now as DJ Kevin Cole (aka Fire) and Online Content Manager Jim Beckmann (aka Ice) present the Iceland Airwaves 2013 Preview edition of our Music That Matters podcast:

  • Tracklist:
  • 1. Grísalappalísa - Allt Má (Má Út)
  • 2. Mono Town - Jackie O
  • 3. Oyama - Shade
  • 4. Moses Hightower - Tíu dropar (Halli Civelek remix)
  • 5. Retro Stefson - Qween (Hermigervill Remix)
  • 6. Kippi Kanínus - Chargé d'affaires
  • 7. múm - Candlestick
  • 8. Hermigervill - Nasty Boy
  • 9. FM Belfast - We Are Faster Than You
  • 10. Ásgeir - King And Cross
  • 11. Valdimar - Beðið Eftir Skömminni
  • 12. Mammút - Salt
  • 13. Snorri Helgason - The Morning Is The Loving Hour
  • 14. My Bubba - Poem Found in the Pocket of an Amazon
  • 15. Samúel Jón Samúelsson Big Band - Ekki Stela Afríka Fólkinu
  • 16. Vök - Before
  • 17. Epic Rain - Shoveling Coals
  • 18. Botnleðja - Slóði
  • Listen now:

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