Category Archives: Iceland Airwaves 2012 Audio

Iceland Airwaves Radio Documentary Rebroadcasts Saturday, 2/2 at 11 am. Listen Now!

This past fall 2012, 10 students under the direction of adjunct professor/music critic Althea Legaspi from Columbia College Chicago, ventured to Reykjavík, Iceland, to cover the Iceland Airwaves music festival and dive into Icelandic culture.

From enjoying the Icelandic food, running from venue to venue to catch numerous amazing musical sets, sitting down and talking with artists or even just exploring Iceland’s beautiful country side, Iceland had much for us to discover.

Tune into WCRX 88.1 FM in Chicago or  live worldwide via stream for the rebroadcast this Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, at 11am and listen to the final documentary of our experiences at the Iceland Airwaves festival and the collective stories from our trip to Reykjavík.

Tune in for music and chats with FM Belfast, Árstidír, Myrra Rós, Intro Beats, Endless Dark, and Apparat Organ Quartet, as well as stories on Icelandic culture, from the music biz, to politics and even tattooing. Big thanks to Iceland AirwavesIcelandAirIcelandAir Hotel Reykjavik Marina & SlippbarinnReykjavík ExcursionsReykjavík Grapevine, KEXP, and everyone who took the time to interview with us.

You can also listen to the doc now:

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Covering International Festivals: Iceland 2012

This past fall 2012, ten students under the direction Althea Legaspi from Columbia College Chicago, ventured to Reykjavík, Iceland, to cover the Iceland Airwaves music festival and dive into Icelandic culture.

Tune into WCRX 88.1 FM this Saturday, January, 26th, 2013, and listen to the final documentary of our experiences at the Iceland Airwaves festival and the collective stories from our trip to Reykjavík.

 

Iceland Airwaves ’12 LIVE Preview Show – WCRX 88.1 FM (Recap)

Listen as The Covering International Festival class of Columbia College Chicago talk about their music preview stories in anticipation for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2012 during a live broadcast, which aired on WCRX 88.1 FM on October 13th, 2012.

The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival is an event that brings artists from around the world to grace the stages of venues in Reykjavík, Iceland. Here are some artists from the lineup this year that we included in our on-air preview (with links to our interviews and reviews from the fest): Apparat Organ QuartetDIIVEndless DarkEXITMUSICFM BelfastFuturegrapherIntro BeatsLow RoarOf Monsters and MenÓlafur Arnalds, and Phantogram. We also featured Agent FrescoBiggi HilmarsNóra, and Nolo in our preview.

Under the guidance of Columbia College professor Althea Legaspi, 10 students were given the opportunity to interview, report, and review musicians right from the heart of the festival. The trip may be over, but a full length audio documentary about the classes experience is being produced as we speak. STAY TUNED!