If you’re heading to The Gorge for Sasquatch! this weekend, you probably already know to check out Sigur Rós, Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala, and other live favorites. But, as with Coachella, there are some hidden gems of the festival that you need to check out. Some are groups on the verge of breaking through, some [...]
Sigur Rós and Björk were on The Simpsons last night because, hey, Iceland is the place to be, right? We’ve written in the past about memorable … Read More
In a recent episode, the Simpsons traveled to Iceland and ran into Sigur Rós and Björk. Not only that, but Sigur Rós also contributed their version of The Simpsons theme song. Via NME: Speaking about their involvement with the show previously,...Show More Summary
Last night’s episode of The Simpsons, titled “The Saga of Carl,” found Homer, Lenny and Moe embarking on a trip to Iceland to hunt down Carl, who escaped the country with a winning lottery ticket. As expected, Sigur Rós made their anticipated cameo as local Icelandic townsfolk, while Björk also made a brief appearance in all her swan dress glory....
Earlier this month, we learned that Sigur Rós would guest on, and provide music for, an episode of The Simpsons entitled “The Saga Of Carl,” one that involves Homer’s friend Carl returning to his homeland in Iceland. We also learned what they’d look like. Well, last night, the episode aired, and Sigur Rós were indeed [...]
Brief cameos, plus original music from Sigur Rós.
Set your DVRs.
The episode will air on Sunday, May 19 at 8 p.m. EST on Fox. It will also serve as a promotional tool for the band's seventh studio album, _Kveikur_, due out in the U.S. on June 18.
Julianna Barwick named her forthcoming release Nepenthe, after a drug in Greek mythology that erased all memory of grief and sorrow. While Barwick was recording the album in Iceland, a family member passed away, and the name just sorta presented itself. Show More Summary
Sigur Ros, The National, The Dismemberment Plan, Frightened Rabbit, CHVRCHES, Washed Out, Phosphorescent, El-P & Killer Mike, Washed Out.
Solange, El-P and Killer Mike, CHVRCHES, Warpaint, and more.
Sigur Ros at @ Celebrate Brooklyn! 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield) We've known about a few Celebrate Brooklyn! shows already (Belle & Sebastian / Yo La Tengo, The Roots with Jim James, Beck), but festival has announced their full 201...
Today on the band’s website, Sigur Rós posted details about an upcoming episode of The Simpsons that they scored. In addition to featuring new, original music by the band, the episode also features a Sigur Rós version of the Simpsons’ theme song. The episode airs on May 19th. Check out what the band looks like [...]
The band offers more details about their upcoming appearance on the show.
Tearjerker: Beastie Boys' fallen member Adam "MCA" Yauch gets a Brooklyn park named after him, coinciding with the one year anniversary of his death after a long struggle with throat cancer. Two of your favorite things in one place:Show More Summary
We don’t know why this is happening and we won’t question it: Icelandic rockers Sigur Rós will be appearing on an… Read More
Sigur Rós will join the ranks of Bands That Have Appeared On The Simpsons for the show’s two-part season finale starting 5/19. The group has composed music that will soundtrack part of the show, and it has been rumored that they will also be drawn in. The episode will take place in their native Iceland, [...]
Icelandic weirdo band Sigur Ros will appear on the season finale of The Simpsons, making a cameo that should be pretty amusing to the number of Simpsons viewers who are familiar with Sigur Ros. In the episode airing May 19, Carl (of Lenny and Carl fame) will journey to Iceland, home to his African-Icelandic-American ancestors. Show More Summary
The band will both appear in and contribute an original song to an upcoming episode of the Fox series.
The Simpsóns are going to Iceland!