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This year in music was great and we’rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys’ virtual poll booth remains open for a few more days (did we mention filling out the ballot enters you to win the… More »

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Jónsi – “Where No One Goes”

It's been a good week if you like starry experimental Nordic pop -- first JJ announced a new album and now Jónsi has shared "Where…
James Rettig | May 18, 2014 - 4:51 pm

Death Vessel – “Ilsa Drown” (Feat. Jónsi)

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'…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2013 - 12:55 pm

Múm – “When Girls Collide (Jónsi Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Múm's "When Girls Collide" (off their recent album Smilewound) is a fast, fun pop song, and you might expect that to change once Jónsi of…
Miles Bowe | November 4, 2013 - 10:44 am

Úlfur – “Heaven In A Wildflower” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Úlfur Hansson spends most of his time as a touring member of Jónsi (of Sigur Rós)'s band, but he has recently branched out on hi…
Miles Bowe | October 8, 2013 - 3:33 pm

Jónsi – “Gathering Stories” Video

Jónsi scores the new Cameron Crowe flick We Bought A Zoo, and a little earlier this year we heard a new song from that soundtrack…
Corban Goble | December 22, 2011 - 4:13 pm

The National, Jónsi, She & Him Make Oscar Shortlist

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony could look pretty interesting, at least when it comes to the Best Original Song segment. The Academy Of Motion Picture…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2011 - 11:36 am

Jónsi – “Ævin Endar”

A couple of weeks ago, the first of Jónsi's contributions to the We Bought A Zoo OST made the rounds, and today one another popped…
Corban Goble | December 5, 2011 - 5:13 pm

Jónsi – “Gathering Stories”

We just recently learned that Sigur Rós are back together, working on getting an album together for release next year. But in the meantime, frontma…
Tom Breihan | November 15, 2011 - 8:59 am

Jónsi – “New Piano Song”

Jónsi is releasing Go Live, the live companion to the solo debut Go he's been touring the better part of this past year. The stage…
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2010 - 5:29 pm

Jónsi Brings “Sticks And Stones” To Fallon

Jónsi visited Late Night to perform "Sticks & Stones" his song from the How To Train Your Dragon soundtrack. The connection: Dean DeBlois, who co-directed…
jessica | November 11, 2010 - 9:55 am

Jónsi, Mountain Man @ Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles 10/17/10

Broadcasted on NPR, Jónsi brought his auditory and visual experience to the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. Mountain Man provided support with their triple layered…
Andrew Youssef | October 19, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Øyafestivalen 2010 In Photos

Beyond taking place in beautiful Oslo, Norway one of Øya Festival’s strongest points is its eclecticism: When I attended in 2006 (and met Amrit), I…
brandon | August 17, 2010 - 10:05 am

Jónsi – “Animal Arithmetic” Video

Directed by Dean Deblois. Go is out via XL. If you missed it, check the “Go Do” video.
Amrit Singh | August 4, 2010 - 12:31 pm

Jónsi Brings “Go Do” To Ferguson

Sigur Rós introduced a more colorful visual element to their list-topping live show with their last album, the relatively ecstatic Með suð í eyrum við spilum
Amrit Singh | May 12, 2010 - 10:34 am

Coachella 2010: Pavement, Thom Yorke, Gorillaz

Friday got us dancing with LCD and Jay-Z, Saturday featured less clothing, and Sunday closed things out with a generally mellower lineup (plus more amazing…
stereogum | April 19, 2010 - 4:54 pm

Nico Muhly and Jónsi Talk Composing, Collaborating, And “Going Apeshit on This Bitch”

The Reykjavík Grapevine caught Nico Muhly and Jónsi after the Icelandic Music Awards for a last-minute interview, and the resulting conversation between the two musicia…
jessica | April 13, 2010 - 11:03 am

Jónsi & Nico Muhly – “Go Do” and “Kolnidur” Live Video

Jónsi's released four videos of him and Nico Muhly doing undressed versions of songs from the Sigur Rós singer's upcoming album. From his "Time To
jessica | March 26, 2010 - 4:48 pm

Jónsi – “Time To Pretend” (MGMT Cover)

Over the weekend Jónsi visited the Jo Whiley Show on BBC Radio 1, where he performed the title track from his EP Go Do and…
jessica | March 22, 2010 - 12:13 pm

Jónsi Video – “Go Do” Video

Sigur Rós have scrapped the sessions they put to tape for LP6 so the band can all make babies, all except Jónsi who has hi…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2010 - 11:21 am

New Jónsi – “Go Do”

Sigur Rós is on hiatus making babies, but Jónsi continues pumping out jams, with a nine-track solo LP out in April and a North America…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2010 - 5:11 pm