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This weekend’s Iceland Airwaves festival has kicked off today (October 19).

The festival takes place at various venues around Reykjavik, including Reykjavik Art Museum, Gaukurinn and Nasa.

The 170-strong line-up is made up of mainly Icelandic bands, but Bloc Party, !!! and The Magic Numbers are also set to play the festival.

The bands playing are:

1985!

Æla

Alræði Öreiganna

Amiina

AMPOP

Atomstation

Audio Improvement

Benni Hemm Hemm

Benny Crespo’s Gang

Bertel!

Beteley

Bloodgroup

BonSom

Bootlegs

Brain Police

Búdrýgindi

Changer

Cliff Clavin

Cocktail Vomit

Coral

Dark Harvest

Dikta

Dimma

Dr. Spock

Drep

Dýrðin

Ég

Envy of Nona

Esja

Fjallabræður

FM Belfast

For A Minor Reflection

Foreign Monkeys

Forgotten Lores

Future Future

Gavin Portland

Ghostigital

Gordon Riots

Grasrætur

GusGus

Hairdoctor

Helgi Valur & The Shemales

Hellvar

Hestbak

Hjaltalín

Hoffman

HookerSwing

Hraun

I Adapt

Jagúar

Jakobínarína

Jan Mayen

Jeff Who?

Jezebel

Johnny And The Rest

Kimono

Klassart

Lada Sport

Leaves

Lights on the Highway

Mammút

Mínus

Miri

Momentum

Morðingjarnir

Motion Boys

Motorfly

Mountain Zero

Mr. Silla & Mongoose

Múgsefjun

múm

Naflakusk

NilFisk

Noise

Númer Núll

O.N.E

Original Melody

Ourlives

Perfect Disorder

Perla

Pikknikk

Rafhans 021

Raychem

Retro Stefson

Retron

Reykjavik!

Rhondda and the Runestones

Rökkurró

Royal Fortune

Samúel J. Samúelsson Big Band

Seabear

Severed Crotch

Shadow Parade

Shogun

Sickbirds

Sign

Singapore Sling

Skakkamanage

Skátar

Sólstafir

Sometime

Soundspell

South Coast Killing Company

Sprengjuhöllin

Steed Lord

Steintryggur + Ben Frost

Stereo Hypnosis

Strigaskór nr. 42

Sudden Weather Change

The End

The Musik Zoo

The Nanas

The Telepathetics

The Viking Giant Show

The Zuckakis Mondeyano Project

Thundercats

Toggi

Trassar

Úlpa

Ultra Mega Technobandið Stefán

Van Of Two

Vicky Pollard

We Made God

Weapons

Who Knew

Worm is Green

Wulfgang

XXX Rottweiler

!!! (chk chk chk)

Annuals

Best Fwends

Bloc Party

Bonde do Role

Boys in a Band

Chromeo

Computer Club

Cut Off Your Hands

Deerhoof

Friendly Fires

Frost

Grizzly Bear

Heavy Trash

Horsebox

Lali Puna

Late Of The Pier

Ms John Soda

of Montreal

Plants and Animals

Prinzhorn Dance School

Ra Ra Riot

Radio LXMBRG

Receptors

Slow Club

Smoosh

Snake And Jet´s Amazing Bullit Band

Solid Gold

Stairplex

The Bronx

The Duke Spirit

The Ghost

The Magic Numbers

The Teenagers

The Tremolo Beer Gut

Theatre Fall

Tied & Tickled Trio

Ungdomskulen

Ben Frost

Buck 65

Jenny Wilson

Khonnor

Loney, Dear

Mala (Digital Mystikz) & Sgt Pokes

Mental Overdrive

Patrick Chardronnet

Roxy Cottontail

Sam Amidon

Trentemøller In Concert

7oi

B. Sig

Biogen

Bob Justman

Borko

Elíza

Enkidu

ET Tumason

Fabúla

Gossi

Hafdís Huld

Johnny Sexual

Jónas Sigurðsson

Kalli

Kenya

Kira Kira

Lay Low

Mugison

My Summer as a Salvation Soldier

Ólöf Arnalds

Orang Volante / Panoramix

Pétur Ben

Plúseinn

Poetrix

Rúnar Þórisson

Sesar A

Siggi Ármann

Single Drop

Stafrænn Hákon

Subminimal

Sverrir Bergmann

The Diversion Sessions

Tonik

Valgeir Sigurðsson

Védís

VilHelm