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We are gearing up for the Iceland Airwaves festival, and to get pumped we are going to feature an artist that will be playing at Airwaves. This week, we are featuring kimono. kimonospec

13 year music veterans, kimono will perform at Airwaves this year, and will have a 7” of their new track, Specters available for sale. The single also includes a cover of the infamous Icelandic band Þeyr’s Rúdolf.

The single is kimono’s inaugural release on Bostonian label, Theory of Whatever Records. Theory of Whatever was created by Zombie Popcorn friend and Icelandic music know-it-all, Bryan Riebeek.

kimono formed in 2001 as a minimalist instrumental post-rock band in Reykjavík, Iceland, and have gone on to develop their sound into diverse styles such as textured bummer rock, disjointed electronic mix-up, droning improvisation and atmospheric soundscapes. Over the course of their career, they have worked with renowned Icelandic producers and musicians such as Aron Þór Arnarsson ( Of Monsters and Men engineer), Damo Suzuki (of Can and Damo Suzuki’s Network), Gunni Tynes ( múm), and Ghostigital (Curver & Einar Örn Benediktsson).

Touring with the likes of Seabear, and at festivals such as the first ATP Iceland in 2013, Reykjavik Pride 2014, and many times at Iceland Airwaves, kimono are skilled at entertaining, they are definitely worth putting on your must see list this Airwaves.

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Jason Bayless is a life-long activist and is currently working at The Pachamama Alliance. When he is not working he spends, working with Center for Farmworker Families and spending his time recording shows, writing blogs, collecting 3D movies, and playing VR games.

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