Iceland Airwaves 2013 radio documentary special will air Monday, February 24 from 9 to 11 p.m. Tune in to WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago or listen to the livestream. Here’s a teaser from the Iceland Airwaves 2013 class doc.
For many professional musicians, making their living strictly through music is not, at least initially, an option. No more so than in Iceland where a tiny population of 320, 000 people leaves many musicians without a way to make consistant money year round unless they venture out of the country. Many of the most famous acts need day jobs to survive. However according to the band Borko, brain child and alternate persona of prolific Icelandic musician Björn Kristjánsson; he says the challenges of making music professionally in Iceland have prompted a surprising and positive reaction to adversity throughout the music industry: cooperation.
Check out the new video to the song The Final Round