Track: Olsen Olsen (Live) | Artist: Sigur Ros | Album: Heima DVD Read more...
The LA shows mark the first time the Icelandic band have performed in public with an orchestra in 15 years. Continue reading…
Icelandic outfit will play career-spanning sets as well as new, previously unreleased music.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic have announced that programming for their Reykjavík Festival will include three special shows by Sigur Rós performing some of their best loved works with the orchestra. This is the first time the band will have played publicly with an orchestra since shows for their unreleased work Odin’s Raven Magic in 2002-3. Show More Summary
Glastonbury announced last month it would release a refugee benefit compilation in honor of the British MP Jo Cox, who was murdered the previous week. Today, the tracklist for the comp—titled Oxfam Presents: Stand As One - Glastonbury Live 2016—has been unveiled. Show More Summary
Sigur Rós, The Cure, and Courtney Barnett kept the Australian festival's namesake alive.
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
Pictures from Slovakia's biggst music festival. Continue reading…
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
This week in new music: a captivating return from Sigur Rós, Girl Band release new single “In Plastic” prior to Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival on July 16th and Wye Oak offer a mini outtakes album prior to their (possibly?) forthcoming… Read The post NEW MUSIC: Sigur Rós, Girl Band, Wye Oak appeared first on Towleroad.
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