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Sigur Rós Albums From Worst To Best

Back in 1999, the year Sigur Rós released their international breakthrough, Agaetis Byrjun, Jón Þór "Jónsi" Birgisson wrote the following mission statement on his band's…
Ryan Reed | June 28, 2013 - 3:06 pm

Watch Sigur Rós’ Live Boiler Room DJ Set

Sigur Rós are DJing right now for the Berlin edition of Boiler Room. Here's what they had to say about what to expect from the…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 26, 2013 - 5:07 pm

Stream Sigur Rós Kveikur

We've already heard three songs from Sigur Rós's Kveikur -- "Brennisteinn," "Ísjaki," and the title track (and they're all very good) -- and now we…
Michael Nelson | June 11, 2013 - 1:38 pm

Sigur Rós – “Kveikur” Video

Icelandic sprites Sigur Rós get uncharacteristically visceral on their new album Kveikur, and this morning, we get to see the video for that album's title…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2013 - 9:26 am

Sasquatch! 2013 Saturday: Sigur Rós, The xx, Tame Impala, & More

As day 2 of Sasquatch! began everybody, from fans to bands to tech, seemed to be adjusting to the swing of things. It was a…
Miles Bowe | May 26, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Watch Sigur Rós Play Leno

Sigur Rós have a new album out soon via XL, Kveikur, out internationally on June 17 and in the US June 18. Last night the…
Liz Pelly | May 25, 2013 - 11:58 am

Watch Sigur Rós On The Simpsons

Earlier this month, we learned that Sigur Rós would guest on, and provide music for, an episode of The Simpsons entitled "The Saga Of Carl,"
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2013 - 9:02 am

See What Sigur Rós Looks Like On The Simpsons

Today on the band's website, Sigur Rós posted details about an upcoming episode of The Simpsons that they scored. In addition to featuring new, original…
Liz Pelly | May 4, 2013 - 7:16 pm

Sigur Rós To Appear On The Simpsons

Sigur Rós will join the ranks of Bands That Have Appeared On The Simpsons for the show's two-part season finale starting 5/19. The group has…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 3, 2013 - 1:28 pm

Sigur Rós – “Ísjaki” Lyric Video

Sigur Rós is gearing up to release LP Kveikur in June and here is "Ísjaki," our second helping from the record. It comes with a…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 24, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Saturday’s 5 Best Things

Sitting here in the afterglow of day two -- resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories -- I feel like…
Aaron Lariviere | April 21, 2013 - 3:31 pm

Coachella 2013 Saturday: The Postal Service, Phoenix, The Make-Up, & More

Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 14, 2013 - 4:33 pm

Watch Sigur Rós Play Fallon

Sigur Rós played Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. It was the Icelandic trio's first television performance in nearly ten years. The band --…
Liz Pelly | March 23, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Increasingly, this is a weird column to write, since the list of things that fall under "music video" parameters includes big-budget extravaganzas, weird little no-money…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Sigur Rós Kveikur Details & “Brennisteinn” Video

Icelandic dream-rock heroes Sigur Rós released Valtari, their last album, less than a year ago, and they've already announced plans for the follow-up. Kveikur, out…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2013 - 9:08 am

Watch Sigur Rós Play New Songs “Kveikur,” “Yfirborð,” & “Hrafntinna”

"2013 promises to be an interesting year in the Sigur Rós universe," wrote the Icelandic band on their website last week, in a note announcing…
Liz Pelly | February 18, 2013 - 11:23 am

Sigur Rós Release Scented Candle

If you want your Sigur Rós listening experience to become more immersive, the band has got you covered. Now, from their online store, you can…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 13, 2013 - 10:50 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

For about five minutes near the beginning of the week, I was thinking that I'd limit this week's list to Christmas-themed videos, but then the…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2012 - 4:17 pm

Sigur Rós – “Leaning Towards Solace” Short Film (Feat. Elle Fanning & John Hawkes)

For the better part of the year, Sigur Rós have been taking part in their Valtari Mystery Film Experiment, in which they commission different artists…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 12:28 pm

Sigur Rós – “Varúð” Video (Version 2)

Sigur Rós's Mystery Film Experiment shows no signs of slowing down and today the Icelandic experimental stalwarts let loose another video for "Varúð." This one…
Corban Goble | November 20, 2012 - 1:54 pm