On 6/20/16 – the longest day of the year – Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós went on a 24-hour, 827mi road trip around their country via its coastal ring road. The entire trip was livestreamed on YouTube, set to elements of the band’s new song Óveður.
The Icelandic outfit's most raw work yet.
Icelandic band Sigur Rós debuted their first new song in three years, the tense "Óveður." The band debuted the track in the middle of a 24-hour livestream of a journey through Iceland's coastal ring road. Jonas Åkerlund directed the clip, which was shot in the small town of Grindavík on the...
Sigur Rós launched a 24-hour event yesterday that culminated today with the release of a video for the group’s new single, “Óveður,” out now on XL Recordings and Remote Control Records. The incredible NSFW video is by Swedish director...Show More Summary
Today Sigur Rós have shared a new song called “Óveður”, along with its Jonas Åkerlund-directed video. The track was premiered at Primavera Sound earlier this month. It is their first new song since 2013's Kveikur. With the band hitting several festivals throughout the... Continue reading
The first studio audio from the Icelandic outfit since 2013's Kveikur.
Since 5PM yesterday afternoon, Sigur Rós have been streaming an abstract form of their first new music since 2013’s Kveikur album. An endless, constantly evolving version of “Óveður,” which the band debuted at Primavera Sound last month, has soundtracked the live broadcast of a 1,332-km journey around Iceland’s coastal ring road. It turns out that […]
Sigur Rós have shared a video for a new song called "Óveður." Watch it below, and find some artwork as well. Directed by Jonas Åkerlund, the video was shot in the Icelandic town of Grindavík. It begins with a homeless woman, who drinks and plays on a tire swing. Show More Summary
The Real Star Of Sigur Ros’ Slow TV Event Is A Random Icelandic Horse
Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós are known for their expansive ambient soundscapes and beautiful live shows. For its next track, the band has something different up its sleeve. On ‘Route One’, the group is driving through Iceland for 24 hours and livestreaming the journey. Show More Summary
Icelandic band Sigur Rós is doing a live slow TV event: a broadcast of a drive around the entirety of Iceland with a soundtrack generated by software based on a new song of theirs. driving anti-clockwise round the island, the journey...Show More Summary
"Slow TV" event pairs generative music software with some of Iceland's most majestic landscapes.
Sigur Rós have revealed the details on “Route One,” the livestream event they’ve been teasing throughout the day. According to a press release, it’s a 24-hour “Slow TV” broadcast on Iceland’s National Television channel RÚV 2 and YouTube, set to a constantly evolving soundtrack based around elements of new song ‘Óveður’,” the one they debuted […]
They're broadcasting a 24-hour 'Slow TV' trip around Iceland's coastal ring road, Route 1 in celebration of the Summer Solstice/the longest day of the year. Continue reading…
Sigur Rós recently returned to the live circuit with a revamped set, featuring an impressive light show and a new song called “Óveður.” Today, they've announced “Route One,” a 24-hour "slow TV" live broadcast that's airing right now on Iceland's Ruv 2, and streaming worldwide on YouTube. Show More Summary
Treasure Island Music Festival has released its lineup for this year’s incarnation, which will be both the festival’s 10th anniversary and its final year being held on the island (new location is TBA). The lineup includes Sigur Ros,Show More Summary
Earlier this morning, Icelandic post-rock whale-sound band Sigur Rós began live-streaming a looped teaser video of what seems to be a stretch of highway and desert landscape. The only words coupled with the video are the assumed title, “Sigur Ros Route One,” followed by “21.00 GMT,” which is 5 p.m. EDT. Both the band’s Instagram and website feature […]
Glastonbury has announced a new refugee benefit compilation in honor of the British MP Jo Cox, who was murdered last week. It will be released digitally on July 11 (with a CD to follow on August 12) as a joint project with Oxfam, for whom Cox—a longtime campaigner for refugees—worked extensively in various roles. Show More Summary
Sigur Rós played one of the best concerts I’ve ever seen at Primavera Sound, and they’re promising new music on their upcoming theater tour. So there’s two of the many reasons to be interested in whatever they’re doing online today. The transcendent post-rock balladeers are teasing an event called “Route One” happening today at 9PM […]
Sigur Rós recently returned to the live circuit with a revamped set, featuring an impressive light show and a new song called “Óveður.” Now, they’re cuing up something new. This morning, the band began live-streaming a short, looped teaser video via their website and social media. Show More Summary