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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!


Iceland Airwaves 2012 Preview Special To Air On WCRX Oct. 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

In less than a month, Iceland Airwaves 2012, kicks off. Under the guidance of Althea Legaspi, 10 students from Columbia College Chicago will be covering the music festival, and researching Iceland’s rich culture. The highly anticipated music festival is set in Reykjavík, and showcases both Icelandic and international artists. FM Belfast, Agent Fresco, Biggi Hilmars, Ólafur Arnalds, DIIV, Endless Dark, and Exitmusic, are just some out of the 224 bands we’re excited to cover.

Tune into WCRX 88.1 FM, stream live at wcrxfm.com, or catch us on your TuneInn Radio app, on Saturday, October 13th, from 1-3pm for a live broadcast of our Iceland Airwaves 2012 preview show!