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8 Great Small-Font Alternatives At Primavera Sound 2016

This year, as we've come to expect, Barcelona's annual Primavera Sound boasts arguably the finest music festival lineup in the world. For its fifteenth installment,…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2016 - 1:18 pm


30 Essential Post-Rock Songs

Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in…
Garrett Kamps | January 7, 2015 - 1:24 pm


The Best Soundtrack Moments Of April 2014: Fargo, Mad Men, Game Of Thrones, & More

Chances are you've read some TV writer or another analyzing just how different this time of year is than it used to be. April used…
Ryan Leas | April 30, 2014 - 3:02 pm

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Stream Sigur Rós’ New Version Of “Hoppípolla” For Planet Earth II

Sigur Rós reworked their 2005 Takk... track "Hoppípolla" for Planet Earth II, the sequel to the very popular BBC documentary series. The song was used…
James Rettig | November 23, 2016 - 2:18 pm


Kjartan Sveinsson – “Teil I”

Given the blown-out otherworldly elegance of his former project Sigur Rós, it's only fitting that Kjartan Sveinsson's first solo release is a four-part opera. Sveinsson…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2016 - 9:01 am

Sigur Rós – “Óveður” Video

Since 5PM yesterday afternoon, Sigur Rós have been streaming an abstract form of their first new music since 2013's Kveikur album. An endless, constantly evolving…
Collin Robinson | June 21, 2016 - 5:48 pm

Sigur Rós Launch Unique 24-Hour Livestream Featuring New Music

Sigur Rós have revealed the details on "Route One," the livestream event they've been teasing throughout the day. According to a press release, it's a…
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Sigur Rós Tease “Route One” Online Event Today

Sigur Rós played one of the best concerts I've ever seen at Primavera Sound, and they're promising new music on their upcoming theater tour. So…
Chris DeVille | June 20, 2016 - 10:23 am

8 Memorable Moments From Primavera Sound 2016 Saturday

Saturday was Primavera Sound's final full night of music, and I expected it to be a pleasant comedown after Thursday and Friday's thrills. Instead, it…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Watch Sigur Rós Debut New Song “Óveður” At Primavera Sound

Sigur Rós have been promising new songs, a new live show, and "maybe some other *new* things" on their upcoming tour since last November, and…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2016 - 10:58 am

Sigur Rós Announce 2016 North American Tour Dates

Sigur Rós have been promising new songs, a new live show, and "maybe some other *new* things" since late last year, and this fall they'll…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Sigur Rós Members Produced A Talking Dog Christmas Movie

In addition to being the bassist and drummer for Sigur Rós, Georg Holm and Orri Dyrason served as producers on the 2014 holiday film and…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Sigur Rós Promise New Songs, New Show, “Maybe Some Other *New* Things” On 2016 Tour

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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 24, 2015 - 9:57 am

Stream Sigur Rós Members’ Circus-Themed Documentary Soundtrack Circe

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…
James Rettig | August 7, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Hear “Lila,” A Song From Sigur Rós’ Circus-Themed Circe Project

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…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 22, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Sigur Rós Members Releasing 72-Minute Instrumental Inspired By Vaudeville, Circuses, And Carnivals

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…
James Rettig | July 7, 2015 - 11:32 am
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