Actress Þorbjörg Helga Þorgilsdóttir (Thora Bjorg Helga) as Hera Karlsdottir in the Icelandic film 'Metalhead.'

Metalhead: Icelandic film teases black metal

Director Ragnar Bragason delivers on drama, but leaves musical questions unanswered Metalhead is an Icelandic film from 2013 that played in Seattle as part of the 2015 Nordic Lights Film Festival. Directed by Ragnar Bragason, Metalhead was very successful in the Icelandic 2014 Edda Awards, winning for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor,…

Louis Armstrong statue at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Louis Armstrong statue at New Orleans Airport

When flying into New Orleans International Airport it’s the Louis Armstrong statue that offer the best indicator that you have arrived in one of the most unique cultural destinations in the United States. The statue is located in Concourse C (where most domestic flights arrive), near the Customer Relations desk. The statue was designed and…

Sub Pop Airport Store entrance

New Sub Pop Airport Store open for business

In an unlikely development, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is now home to a Sub Pop Records “brick and mortar” retail store. The location opened on May 1 and can be found within Concourse C, past the security checks, which means you won’t be able to see the store in person unless you are arriving or departing…

Cover artwork for Soundgarden 'Screaming Life/Fopp' reissue

Soundgarden – ‘Screaming Life/Fopp’ reissue

On Nov. 26 reissued the Soundgarden collection Screaming Life/Fopp, comprised of the EPs Screaming Life (1987) and Fopp (1988). The collection had gone out of print in recent years, and Soundgarden felt it was time to make it available again, this time with a fresh remaster and the addition of the bonus track “Sub Pop…