Missed our Iceland Airwaves preview show on Iceland Airwaves Music Festival and Icelandic culture? Tune in TODAY to WCRX 88.1 FM or WCRXFM.com beginning at 2 p.m to hear the rebroadcast. Here is one of the preview stories. On Nov. 4, students enrolled in the Radio Department’s Covering International Festivals: Iceland course will travel to Iceland to cover the fest and more. Follow their journey here.
After their first performance at Iceland Airwaves 2001, the Icelandic band Leaves reached critical acclaim, gaining international attention. Thirteen years later, the piano rock band is still putting out singles, one of their latest being “Perfect Weather” from their 2013 album See You In The Afterglow. Listen below to frontman Arnar Guðjónsson speak on being signed to indie-label B-Unique, finding balance between musical projects, and his view on the success of Leaves. Check out Leaves at Iceland Airwaves on Wednesday, November 5 at 10:30 p.m. at Harpa Norðurljós.