Iceland Airwaves 2012

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THE BASICS

logo WHERE:Reykjavik, Iceland
WHEN:October 31- November 4, 2012
TICKETS: 12.500 kr. 4-day pass
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Site

THE SCENE

Since the first edition was held in 1999 (in an airplane hangar), Iceland Airwaves has become one of the premier annual showcases for new music – Icelandic and otherwise – in the world. Rolling Stone magazine called it "The hippest long weekend on the annual music-festival calendar." But there's more to Airwaves than music. Reykjavík is quite possibly the perfect festival city – small enough to be welcoming, sophisticated enough to offer cultural, historical and nightlife diversions to rival cities ten times its size. Maybe twenty. Who knows? And it's surrounded by some of the most unique and astonishing natural beauty you're ever likely to see.

2012 LINEUP

  • 1860
  • Agent Fresco
  • Angist
  • Apparat Organ Quartet
  • Árni Vector
  • Árstíðir
  • Ásgeir Trausti
  • Asonat
  • Atrum
  • Bárujárn
  • Beatmakin Troopa
  • Ben Frost (AU/IS)
  • Bendagram (FI)
  • Beneath
  • BENJAMIN (FO)
  • Benni Hemm Hemm
  • Berndsen
  • Biggi Hilmars
  • Bix
  • bloodgroup
  • Blouse (US)
  • Boogie Trouble
  • Borko
  • BOY (CH/DE)
  • Brain Police
  • captain fufanu
  • Caterpillarmen
  • Celestine
  • Cercueil (FR)
  • cheek mountain thief (UK/IS)
  • Contalgen Funeral
  • Croisztans
  • Daníel Bjarnason
  • Daughter (UK)
  • DIIV (US)
  • DIMMA
  • Dirty Projectors (US)
  • Dj AnDre
  • Django Django (UK)
  • Doldrums (CA)
  • Dr. spock
  • Dream Central Station
  • Eldar
  • Elektro Guzzi (AT)
  • Elín Ey
  • Eliza Newman
  • Emmsjé Gauti
  • Endless Dark
  • Enkídú
  • Epic Rain
  • Ewert and The Two Dragons (EE)
  • exitmusic (US)
  • Fenster (DE)
  • FM Belfast
  • For a Minor Reflection
  • Friends (US)
  • Fu Kaisha
  • Funk That Shit!
  • Futuregrapher
  • Gabríel (w. special guests)
  • GANG RELATED
  • Geir Helgi
  • Ghost Town Jenny (US)
  • ghostigital
  • Ghostpoet (UK)
  • GÍSLI PÁLMI
  • Gluteus Maximus
  • Gone Postal
  • Good Moon Deer
  • GP!
  • GUSGUS
  • HAIM (US)
  • Half Moon Run (CA)
  • Halleluwah
  • HAM
  • Hanne Kolstø (NO)
  • HaZaR
  • Heavy Medical (US)
  • Heflarnir
  • Hellvar
  • Hermigervill
  • Highasakite (NO)
  • Hinir Guðdómlegu Neanderdalsmenn
  • hjálmar & Jimi Tenor (IS/FI)
  • Hljómsveitin Ég
  • Hollow Veins
  • Hudson Wayne
  • I Break Horses (SE)
  • Jack Magnet Quintet
  • Jafet Melge
  • Jamie N Commons (UK)
  • Japanese Super Shift and the Future Band
  • Jesuslesfilles (CA)
  • Jón Þór
  • Just Another Snake Cult
  • Kindness (UK)
  • Kira Kira
  • Kiriyama Family
  • kool thing (DE)
  • Kwes (UK)
  • Langi Seli og Skuggarnir
  • Lára Rúnars
  • Lay Low
  • Leaves
  • Legend
  • Lockerbie
  • Love & Fog
  • Love Demons
  • Low Roar (IS/US)
  • M-Band
  • Magnús Leifur
  • Mammút
  • Me And My Drummer (DE)
  • Mikael Lind
  • Mo Kenney (CA)
  • Momentum
  • Monotown
  • Moonface with Siinai (CA/FI)
  • Morning After Youth
  • Morðingjarnir
  • Moss (NL)
  • Mr. Silla
  • Muck
  • My bubba & Mi
  • Myrká
  • Myrra Rós
  • Nelson Can (DK)
  • Nico Muhly (US)
  • noise
  • Nolo
  • Nóra
  • Nuke Dukem
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Ojba Rasta
  • Ólafur Arnalds
  • Ólöf Arnalds
  • Oyama
  • Pascal Pinon
  • Passwords (CA)
  • Patrick Wolf (Acoustic) (UK)
  • Paul Corley (US)
  • Pedro Pilatus
  • Pétur Ben
  • Phantogram (US)
  • Philco Fiction (NO)
  • Plastic Gods
  • POLIÇA (US)
  • Prince Valíum
  • Prinspóló
  • Purity Ring (CA)
  • Puzzle Muteson (UK)
  • Quadruplos
  • Rangleklods (DK)
  • Retro Stefson
  • RetRoBot
  • Reykjavík!
  • Rökkurró
  • RUBIK (FI)
  • RVK Soundsystem
  • Sam Amidon (US)
  • Samaris
  • Samúel Jón Samúelsson Big Band
  • Saytan
  • Shabazz Palaces (US)
  • Shearwater (US)
  • Shiko Shiko (FR)
  • Sigur Rós
  • Siinai (FI)
  • Sin Fang
  • Sindri Eldon & The Ways
  • Sisy Ey
  • Skálmöld
  • Skúli Sverrisson
  • skurken
  • Snorri Helgason
  • sóley
  • Sólstafir
  • Sometime
  • Stafrænn Hákon
  • Stereo Hypnosis
  • Steve Sampling
  • Strigaskór nr. 42
  • Sudden Weather Change
  • Svartidauði
  • Swans (US)
  • SYKUR
  • Tanya & Marlon
  • Technical Kidman (CA)
  • The Barr Brothers (CA)
  • THE ECHO VAMPER (DK)
  • The Eclectic Moniker (DK)
  • The Foreign Resort (DK)
  • The Heavy Experience
  • The Vaccines (UK)
  • The Vintage Caravan
  • THEE ATTACKS (DK)
  • THEESatisfaction (US)
  • ThizOne
  • Thor
  • Thorunn Antonia

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