Tag: Iceland

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Valgeir Sigurdsson, “Draumalandid (Dreamland)”

Draumalandid is part of a full-on multimedia expose of Alcoa’s aluminum smelters in Reydarfjordur, Iceland. The company’s first plant...

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Current Events

Countries and Currencies

Different countries are…well, different. They have different laws and languages, funny stamps, and candy that you can’t get at...

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Music

Reykjavik Blues Festival: Mugison MP3s

In my last post from the Reykjavik Blues Festival, I mentioned that I really liked Mugison and that someone in the audience gave me one of...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Reykjavik Blues Festival, 4/8/09

Wednesday was our last night in Iceland and the second-to-the last night of the Reykjavik Blues Festival. It was a great show to end on,...

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Reykjavik Blues Festival

  I’m a Chicagoan on a working vacation in Iceland, writing about the financial crisis for a hedge fund trade magazine and...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Patty Griffin, Pt. 3

As I mentioned last week, an anonymous donor sent me disc two of Patty Griffin’s “Love From My Lips” bootleg after I...