Following up yesterday’s coverage of the Clockenflap Music and Arts Festival in Hong Kong, we now take a closer look at what attendee’s wore to the three-day jamboree, which featured musical performances from BADBADNOTGOOD, Sigur Rós, Yuna, Hyukoh, London Grammar, Blood Orange, M.I.A., Crystal Castles, Sekai No Owari, SBTRKT and the Chemical Brothers. With a mixed […]
The 2017 edition of Hangout Music Festival happens May 19 - 21 in Auditorium Shores, AL and will be headlined by Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons, Chance the Rapper and Twenty One Pilots. The rest of the lineup includes Sigur Ros, Weezer, Band of Horses... Continue reading…
Mumford and Sons, MGMT, Weezer, Sigur Rós, and Band of Horses are also heading to the Gulf Shores.
Those in a post-Thanksgiving food coma can use this batch of new songs as a wakeup.
Sounds like: Múm, Jónsi What's so good? The holidays are not easy for everyone to weather. Family tensions run high. We tend to overeat. Someone ends up having to sleep on a couch, and there's never enough wine. The best course of action is usually to slip on some noise-cancelling headphones and listen to something soothing. Show More Summary
Their contribution was driven by a love for nature.
Sigur Rós reworked their 2005 Takk… track “Hoppípolla” for Planet Earth II, the sequel to the very popular BBC documentary series. The song was used in the original 2006 version’s trailer in the same way that it’s used in the Planet Earth II trailer. Here’s a statement from the band on their involvement: In Iceland […]
Sigur Rós have shared a rework of their song “Hoppípolla,” created for the David Attenborough-presented BBC TV series “Planet Earth II.” The original version of the song appeared on their 2005 album Takk..., and was previously used to soundtrack the trailer for the first “Planet Earth” series back in 2006. Show More Summary
Given the blown-out otherworldly elegance of his former project Sigur Rós, it’s only fitting that Kjartan Sveinsson’s first solo release is a four-part opera. Sveinsson composed the score for Der Klang der Offenbarung des Göttlichen, which translates to “The Explosive Sonics Of Divinity” and was inspired by Nobel Laureate Halldór Laxness’ novel World Light. Today […]
This week in New Music: Weyes Blood (above) is timeless perfection on fourth album Front Row Seat to Earth, Hugar outdo Sigur Ros and Olafur Arnalds in the Icelandic soundscape stakes and English/Icelandic pop punk act Dream Wife mess with Spice Girl… Read The post NEW MUSIC: Weyes Blood, Hugar ft. Arnór Dan, Dream Wife ft. Fever Dream, Pussy Riot appeared first on Towleroad.
Sounds like: Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, Volcano Choir What's so good? Adelaide musical collective Bjear has taken a different approach with latest single "Firefall." While rooted in the indie-folk of singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Bear...Show More Summary
Sigur Rós singer Jónsi is reportedly working with OneRepublic frontman and songwriter Ryan Tedder on new music. In an interview with CoS, Tedder recounts a recent trip to Iceland and says that Jónsi “wants to get into writing pop music.” “I have a couple of songs from him in an email that I’m gonna try and make into pop records,” he said. Show More Summary
From Ice Cube and Sigur Ros to Car Seat Headrest and Kamaiyah, we pick 10 acts you should definite catch at this weekend's San Francisco music fest. Continue reading…
The Icelandic artist collaborated with a member of Sigur Ros to create meditative video works, part of his first major U.S. retrospective. [ more › ]
I reported back in February that the BBC was doing another season of Planet Earth with David Attenborough (aka the voice of nature). Now there’s a trailer out (with a Sigur Ros soundtrack) and the show is set to debut in the UK on BBC One later this month. Show More Summary
Celebrate the San Francisco's 10th anniversary with Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, James Blake, Purity Ring, and more.
Sigur Ros brought their unique tour -- which has them playing two sets as a trio with no strings/brass and no opener -- to Kings Theatre last night. They do it again tonight. Continue reading…
What's going on Friday? A whole lot: Green Day at Rough Trade, Beyonce, Warpaint, Sigur Ros, Shamir, Titus Andronicus, the New Yorker Festival, Jacuzzi Boys and much more. Continue reading…
Select submissions from Impossible's 'Project 8' analog photo swap get a gallery exhibition.
Former Sigur Rós keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson has announced his first solo album since leaving the band in 2013. It’s a four-act opera called Der Klang der Offenbarung des Göttlichen—which translates to The Explosive Sonics of Divinity— and it is out October 28 via Bel-Air Glamour Records. Show More Summary