To enjoy Sigur Rós one must put aside many of the expectations commonly held of and for “pop” music, at least when defining “pop” as being popular. Indeed, Sigur Rós defy nearly all the conventions of pop music while creating something ethereal, fuller, and somehow more enduring-seeming than much other so-called pop. Show More Summary
Vancouver, Sept. 19 2016. Kirk Chantraine photos. The post Sigur Ros at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre appeared first on The Snipe News.
Sounds like: Booka Shade, Fakear, Pete Tong Song: Sigur Rós - Heysátan (Amtrac Dub) What's so good? What a fitting combination: Sigur Rós and Amtrac -- two different music worlds but a sentiment, an aim, that's one in the same -- epic...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Sigur Rós, Alt-J, Active Child Song: Mt. Wolf - Golden (Ft. St. South) What's so good? I want to write about this track, tell you something about it, how it makes me feel, how it carries me in its arms across a soft field toward a bright light. Show More Summary
Saturday's headliner is Ice Cube (performing with NWA's MC Ren and DJ Yella) and Sunday's is Sigur Rós. [ more › ]
Featuring Jónsi of Sigur Ro?, Alex Somers, and Seabear's Soley.
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