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Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »
In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
The always-eclectic Øya collected dozens of big name international acts and local bands to Oslo's Medieval Park and neighboring clubs over four days last week. Among them: Björk, A$AP Rocky, the…   Read Story »
Øyafestivalen hosted a diverse array of local talent, American indie bands, and international stars (Kanye, Pulp, Aphex Twin) in Oslo, Norway last week. Among the visiting groups you'll also…   Read Story »
Beyond taking place in beautiful Oslo, Norway one of Øya Festival's strongest points is its eclecticism: When I attended in 2006 (and met Amrit), I was excited by Enslaved, the Knife, and Morrissey…   Read Story »
One thing to know about Oslo: Most people are honest (except cabbies), friendly (except customs agents), extremely beautiful (no exceptions), and obsessed with the export of their arts. So Øya is…   Read Story »