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2011-07-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloc Party. Florence and The Machine. TV On The Radio. James Blake. Want to follow in the footsteps of this remarkable list of talent and perform at Iceland Airwaves? Reyka Vodka is bringing three American bands to Reykjavik to perform at the internationally celebrated music festival October 12-16, 2011! The selected artists will receive a weeklong trip to Reykjavik including travel and lodging, and the opportunity to perform live on stage at Iceland...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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