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  1. Iceland Airwaves Festival Draws With Big Indie Names but Keeps the Focus Local

    October 19, 2011 11:30 AM EDT Over the past week, Iceland's capital city of Reykjavík was taken over for five days by the 13th annual Iceland Airwaves festival, with Americans like Beach House, John Grant, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and Tuneyards playing alongsid ...

  2. Bjork Brings Her 'Biophilia' Concert Extravaganza to Iceland

    October 13, 2011 1:41 PM EDT Snibbe Talks In-Depth About 'Biophilia' http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/industry ...

  3. The Legacy of John Lennon

    September 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Lennon Legacy BY THOM DUFFY There are places we remember, all our lives, though some have changed. The Billboard Q&A: Yoko Ono BY GARY GRAFF Time has been good to Yoko Ono. Once derided by fans as a divisive force in the Beatles universe, ...

  4. Ono To Mark John Lennon's 70th Birthday In Iceland

    August 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono is planning a series of events in Iceland to mark what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday. The artist and peace campaigner will light the Imagine Peace Tower illuminated memorial, located on the island of Vioey near Icelandi ...

  5. Bjork Turns Venture Capitalist

    December 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST Bjork has partnered with a Reykjavik-based venture capital firm on a fund that will invest in companies that are socially and environmentally responsible and will help restore Iceland's battered economy. The Icelandic alternative artist has e ...

  6. Hildur Named Music Export Iceland Director

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST Icelandic music industry veteran Anna Hildur has been appointed as the inaugural director of the recently-created Music Export Iceland, Billboard.biz has learned. The former journalist and artist manager will split her time between London and Reyk ...

  7. Nordic Regulators Consider iTunes Legal Action

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Iceland this month to discuss possible legal action against iPod-maker Apple Computer Inc. if the company does not ease restrictions that prevent songs bought a Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Icelan ...

  8. Nordic Regulators Consider iTunes Legal Action

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Iceland this month to discuss possible legal action against iPod-maker Apple Computer Inc. if the company does not ease restrictions that prevent songs bought a Nordic consumer regulators will meet in Icelan ...

  9. Sizzling Sales For Pixies Summer Euro Tour

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pixies reunion dates in Europe are tracking at the same torrid pace as U.S. concerts. All 19,000 seats for the band's four London shows at the Brixton Academy sold out within two hours. The Pixies beg Pixies reunion dates in Europe are tracki ...