Icelandic rockers and Westerosi wedding band Sigur Rós have announced a new European festival tour that’ll kick off next summer, with planned locations including St. Petersburg and London’s Citadel Festival. The band announced the tour...Show More Summary
Sigur Rós announced their intention to write new music in a more spontaneous manner in a statement that accompanied their upcoming European tour dates. "This time, in addition to playing songs you know, we wanted to remember the seat-of-your-pants feeling experienced in the wake of [1999's] Ágætis Byrjun, when for two years...
Sigur Rós announced that they will embark on a European festival tour in the summer of 2016. The band hinted at new things to come on their website: every time you go on tour you want it to be different…and every time it is, usually because you have a new album you want to play […]
Icelandic outfit will use European tour to road test material for forthcoming album.
Photo by Lilja Birgisdottir Sigur Rós have announced a European tour that begins next summer. "It’s going to be different, with new unreleased songs, a new show and maybe some other new things," the band wrote on their website. "Beyond...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Active Child, How To Dress Well, Sigur Ros Song: Mt. Wolf - Hex What's so good? Mt. Wolf reveal the first single from their as yet unnamed forthcoming EP, to be released in early 2016. "Hex" is an ambient, chilling track,...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Howling, Sigur Ros, Favela Song: Phoria - Melatonin What's so good? Brighton quintet Phoria has just released their first single since 2014. Characterized by cinematic, visually evocative soundscapes,...Show More Summary
It’s just another, well, Sigur Rós album
by Klaus Kinski I'm a big ole sucker for Sigur Rós and Sigur Rós-related projects, so I was happy to see an email in my inbox this morning about today's release of an album called "Circe", a Sigur Rós-related project....
Sounds like: Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, Sigur Ros Song: Packwood - We Drink Light What's so good? If you've been following Packwood's progression this year via our pages, you'll remember he's putting out music a little differently....Show More Summary
Last month, we learned that Sigur Rós bassist Georg Holm, drummer Orri Páll Dýrason, and touring guitarist Kjartan Holm teamed up with Icelandic composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson to write the score for the BBC documentary The Show Of Shows, which explores the world of vaudeville, circuses, and carnivals through the use of archival footage. The […]
Sigur Rós members Georg Holm and Orri Páll Dýrason have teamed up with composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and the band's touring guitarist Kjartan Holm (Georg's brother) to create Circe. It's the instrumental soundtrack to The Show of Shows,...Show More Summary
Track: Sæglópur (“Lost At Sea”) | Artist: Sigur Rós | Album: Takk... (Thanks...) Read more...
Garðar Ólafsson has been "around Iceland the last few months" shooting video. The results are spectacular, even by the high standards of Iceland Vimeo. Bonus points are awarded for not using Sigur Rós as the soundtrack.
The non-Jónsi members of Sigur Rós have been composing a soundtrack for the upcoming BBC documentary, The Show Of Shows. The documentary compiles 100 years of archival footage of circuses, carnivals, and vaudeville acts, and so the soundtrack, which was recorded in Sigur Rós’ Reykjavík studio, is an attempt to mirror the sounds of those […]
I guess Man Man or Frog Eyes would’ve been obvious choices if the BBC had wanted to start their own circus, but given the reputation for animal maltreatment that circuses have recently been earning, as well as the stuffy image that the...Show More Summary
Introducing Malpas—a duo comprised of producer/engineer Andy Savours (he's worked with My Bloody Valentine, The Killers, Sigur Ros, The Horrors, plus many more) and songwriter Ali Forbes. As of yet they've released just a few songs,Show More Summary
Sigur Rós bassist Georg Holm, drummer Orri Páll Dýrason, touring guitarist Kjartan Holm and composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson have crafted a new circus-inspired instrumental soundtrack for the BBC's upcoming documentary, The Show of Shows. Inspired by 100 years of archival footage of vaudeville, circuses and carnivals, the 14-track album, Circe, will see release...
Sigur Rós bassist Georg Holm, drummer Orri Páll Dýrason, and touring guitarist Kjartan Holm have partnered up with Icelandic composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson for a 72-minute instrumental album that was inspired by a century’s worth of archive footage from vaudeville, circuses, and carnivals. The composition is called Circe, and was commissioned by BBC to soundtrack […]
Sounds like: Sigur Ros, Birds of Tokyo Song: Intertwine - We Are Fools For Singing This Song What's so good? Oh, Norway. Home to black metal, awesome rap (which I'd never even considered before right now) and Röyksopp. Joining thoseShow More Summary