Last month, Sigur Rós launched “Route One,” a 24-hour “slow TV” event. The broadcast was a trip along the entirety of Route 1, a road that circles around Iceland, that was set to a stretched version of their single “Óveður.” Today, the...Show More Summary
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Sounds like: Deer Hunter, Sigur Ros, The Eels Song: Wages - Gotta What's so good? You may not be familiar with Wages, whose members previously worked together in the now-defunct band Arizona, and collaborated with Band of Horses. Since...Show More Summary
Sigur Rós have condensed their 24-hour Route One project into a mesmerizing time-lapse video of them driving around Iceland's coastal ring to their new song "Óveður." The original event took place two weeks ago, on the longest day of the year. The video shows Sigur Rós cruising around Iceland at a very casual 60 kilometers-an-hour....
Last month, Sigur Rós launched “Route One,” a 24-hour “slow TV” live broadcast. The broadcast was a trip along the entirety of Route 1, a road that circles around Iceland. Now, the band have shared a time-lapse video from the broadcast. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Radiohead, RY X Song: Phoria - Loss What's so good? Last month, Phoria released their debut album Volition, which is slowly solidifying itself as one of my favorite releases of 2016. Sublime and nebulous, their...Show More Summary
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Alex Somers—a frequent collaborator with Sigur Rós and Jónsi—is behind the score of Captain Fantastic. The soundtrack for the Viggo Mortensen-starring film is out July 8, and today, one of its songs has a new music video. “Funeral Pyre” features vocals from Jónsi and Sindri Már Sigfússon. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Ólafur Arnalds, Múm What's so good? Remember back in the day when everyone was gaga for Sigur Rós? It feels like that phase has sorta passed... The Icelandic band recently popped back up on everyone's radar with a few interesting...Show More Summary
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