Though the many musical crossovers of Game Of Thrones have been more rock-based artists like the National, the Hold Steady, Sigur Rós, and that a dude from Coldplay, the world of hip-hop seems to fit much better into its themes. Yesterday we got word HBO would be releasing a mixtape of Game Of Thrones-inspired hip-hop [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Sun Airway, Sigur Ros, Active Child Song: M83 - I Need You [download here] What's so good? M83?s all about the soundtracks these days. Case in point: “I Need You,” off the upcoming film Divergent. The movie is directed by Neil Burger, and stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Show More Summary
Featuring Boards Of Canada, Sun Kil Moon, Sigur Rós, and more
Death Vessel’s new record, Island Intervals, hits stores today. An amalgam of frontman Joel Thibodeau’s thin, reedy voice and the mystery of Iceland, where he made the record while hanging out and exploring with Sigur Ros’ Jonsi Birgisson and producer Alex Somers, Island Intervals is a little bit unsettling, but in a lovely, romantic way. Show More Summary
Charming, ornate folk influenced by Sigur Ros and a trip to Iceland.
The Explosive Sonics of Divinity is a collaboration with Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson.
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Mikky Ekko Song: Ben Hammersley - Pantomime [download here] What's so good? When I listened to Oxford-based musician Ben Hammersley’s debut EP Solace for...Show More Summary
La Petite Mort, Bruce Lee Played Badminton Too, Micropolar, Imperial Highway, Sigur Ro?s - "Varu?ð" Read the full article on AICN Hello ladies and gentlemen, your pal Muldoon here with some fun shorts for your viewing pleasures - shorts created by fellow AICN readers like you and me. Show More Summary
by Wyatt Marshall For their painfully pretty new album, Shelter, Alcest left any traces of the metal elements that were once an integral part of the band's black metal dreamscape sound at the studio door. The stylistic change was made...
Rhode Island singer-songwriter Joel Thibodeau, known to the world as Death Vessel, recorded his forthcoming third album Island Intervals in Iceland, and Sigur Rós main man Jónsi guests on first single “Isla Drown.” Even when Jónsi isn’t on the track, though, his band’s delicate, otherworldly influence shines through. “Mercury Dime,” the second Island Intervals song [...]
by Devin William Daniels As you’ve probably noticed over the past few weeks, IRC has posted playlists of the Best Songs of 2013. Musician and IRC contributor, Devin William Daniels‘s, has picked dozens of his favorite songs from the Top 10 Songs playlists of 2013 and written a series of reviews about the songs. There [...]Show More Summary
We've seen some indie rock fun on Jeopardy! before, and as Consequence of Sound points out, this past Tuesday's episode had an "Alt" category which included questions about Nine Inch Nails, The White Stripes, Vampire Weekend, Daft Punk, and...
White Stripes and Vampire Weekend, too.
The land of Sigur Ros, soft moss, elves and giants offers the perfect place to recharge in 2014.
Last year, we shared with you the news that the great French band Alcest, pioneers of the blackgaze (black metal x shoegaze) subgenre, were working on an album with Sigur Rós producer Birgir Jón Birgisson, which would altogether subtract the “black” from that equation. Said Alcest mastermind, Neige, of the songs he was working on: [...]
Featuring bonus instrumentals, screen-printed artwork, and more.
Rhode Island folker Joel Thibodeau, who records as Death Vessel, has a new album called Island Intervals coming early next year. The first track he’s shared from it is called “Ilsa Drown,” and it features a guest vocal from Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi, whose clear and high and ethereal tone matches his own. While the [...]
The Swedish band Solander is about to tour Scandinavia with José González’s band Junip, which makes a lot of sense because Solander sounds a lot like González crossed with Sigur Rós — i.e. intimate incandescent folk-rock blown out to celestial proportions. They’re already gaining steam on their home turf, and the forthcoming Monochromatic Memories is [...]
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Washed Out Song: M83 - Run Into Flowers [download here] What's so good? In honor of the new Niels Schneider film coming out, which features an original soundtrack from Anthony Gonzalez aka M83, I thought I’d cover this old school track. Show More Summary
Visit Indie Shuffle to download. Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Mogwai, Explosions In The Sky, M83 Song: Mountain Bird - Don't Mind [download here] What's so good? While Sweden might be known for giving us Ikea, H&M and Alexander Skarsgard, it’s also home to one of the worlds greatest musical cultures. Show More Summary