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Swans & Kwes For Iceland Airwaves
Rosie Lord , July 5th, 2012 07:58

Go North! It is noisy there, go North! etc

Swans are among the latest acts to be added to the Iceland Airwaves Line-up.

The thunderous troupe will be joined by UK songwriter KWES, as well as US bands Dirty Projecters and Friends. Iceland Airwaves was set up in 1999, and the first festival was held in an Airplane Hangar. The festival aims to showcase the best new music, Icelandic and otherwise. This year the festival will take place in various venues across Reykjavivk, a city the organisers describe as "quite possibly the perfect festival city – small enough to be welcoming, sophisticated enough to offer cultural, historical and nightlife diversions to rival cities ten times its size."

The festival will take place from October 31st-November 4th, and tickets are available from their website. Selling fast!