An Interview with Iceland’s Ólöf Arnalds

Ólöf Arnalds is an Icelandic singer and multi-instrumentalist. She was classically educated on the violin and viola, and later taught herself to play guitar and charango. Her record label describes her music as “instantly captivating and possessed of a magical, otherworldly quality.” After completing her studies in violin and classical singing, Arnalds studied composition and […]

Airwaves in Iceland

Living just below the Arctic Circle, the Icelandic people are stubborn, determined survivors. Proud of their almost miraculous strength of purpose, they have an almost fanatical willingness to endure almost anything that nature hurls at them. They also possess an enviable sense of community that is reinforced by their proud history of self-sufficiency. The Icelandic […]