Tour Manager’s Guide: Iceland

Hi. My name is Danny. I’ve been touring with bands for some time and want to tell you about some of the places we’ve been. I know, I’m missing some important things from these cities but this is just what I’ve had time to see. If you have suggestions

Our Top 6 New Obsessions from Iceland Airwaves 2015

FM Belfast

‘Remember when it used to be all about the music’. I am not old enough to say that and mean it. But, jokes aside, do you remember the last time you enjoyed music? Often our tastes, mine included, are somewhat directed by trend more than legitimate talent. We might go to

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Retro Stefson

Retro Stefson

As part of Taste of Iceland -- a four-day festival celebrating Icelandic food, music, film, and culture running from November 13th to 16th -- Reykjavík group Retro Stefson will play Toronto's The Horseshoe Tavern on November 15th. If you're a fan of irresistible dance beats and a fun time, we

Song of the Day: Mono Town – “Two Bullets”

MONO TOWN

Mono Town, a trio hailing from Reykjavik, released their debut album In The Eye Of The Storm on January 27th! The LP is extremely relaxing, harmonic, and is now available for streaming exclusively on Deezer here. The band have supported Nick Cave, The Pixies, and played All Tomorrows Parties &

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Starwalker

Starwalker

Starwalker is comprised of Frenchman Jean-Benoit Dunckel (AIR) and Icelandic composer Bardi Johannsson (Bang Gang). Together, Starwalker are creating effortlessly ethereal electronic pop. A Music Blog, Yea? asked the duo about how they met one another, their first single Bad Weather, inspirations, and elves. AMBY: Hello Starwalker, what's the band been

Sigur Rós: Concert Review!

I’m not usually one to stumble over my words, yet when attempting to capture the experience that was witnessing Sigur Ros perform at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto March 30, 2013, I’m not really sure where to start.  Having missed them twice already over the past few years, the

Gimme Your Answers: An Interview w/ Low Roar

An Interview with Ryan Karazija of Low Roar! This one is pretty exciting for me, for Low Roar really have an impact on my love for writing. The moment I heard my first track off of the self-titled album, the gentle strums on the guitar of Give Up soar while the

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