Siggi Baldursson of The Sugarcubes and KEXP DJ Kevin Cole (Iceland Airwaves)

With Iceland Airwaves just around the corner, host Lior Phillips checks in with two people close to the source for one of the most exciting festivals of the year. First up, Lior chats with Siggi Baldursson, one of the founding members of the legendary outfit The Sugarcubes. In recent years, Siggi has acted as managing director of Iceland Music. After chatting about Siggi's place in the Icelandic scene and the exciting young acts coming next, Lior speaks with KEXP DJ Kevin Cole. Ever wonder how a Seattle radio station became an essential partner in a music festival half a world away? Lior and Kevin dig into the origins of the partnership, Kevin's favorite moments in Iceland Airwaves history, and much more. For information regarding your data privacy, visit


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