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Bandcamp Is Waiving Its Share Of Revenue Today: Here Are 15 Great New Albums To Buy

The music world, along with everything else, has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. With tours and festivals cancelled for the foreseeable future, artists have…
Stereogum | March 20, 2020 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | October 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm

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10 Memorable Acts At Iceland Airwaves 2018

Far from its origins as a small event in an airplane hangar, Iceland Airwaves has steadily ballooned into an all-encompassing experience that takes over Reykjavik…
Ryan Leas | November 12, 2018 - 9:12 am

More JFDR stories

JFDR – “Think Too Fast”

Jófríður Ákadóttir has been gearing up for the release of New Dreams, her sophomore album as JFDR, for a while now. Back in October, we…
Ryan Leas | March 11, 2020 - 11:10 am

JFDR – “Shimmer”

The Icelandic musician Jófríður Ákadóttir is releasing her second album as JFDR, New Dreams, in a couple months. We've heard two songs from it so…
James Rettig | January 29, 2020 - 9:59 am

JFDR – “My Work” Video

It's been about two and a half years since the Icelandic songwriter Jófríður Ákadóttir made her solo debut as JFDR with Brazil. Recently, she's been…
Ryan Leas | November 20, 2019 - 1:01 pm

JFDR – “Taking A Part Of Me” Video

Well before she began performing under the solo moniker JFDR, Jófríður Ákadóttir had already made quite a name for herself in the Icelandic music scene.
Ryan Leas | October 16, 2019 - 8:10 pm

Concert Review

8 Memorable Icelandic Acts At Iceland Airwaves 2017

After nearly 20 years in existence, Iceland Airwaves has gone through a few transformations. From modest beginnings -- a much smaller and more contained affair…
Ryan Leas | November 6, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Concert Review

Björk, PJ Harvey, múm, & More Made For A Magical Iceland Airwaves 2016

OK, hear me out: Reykjavik is a great place to host a festival. Sure, it's far away and prohibitively expensive, but it's also small and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 7, 2016 - 1:55 pm