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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

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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

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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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Sigur Rós – “Match” & “End”

Two new Sigur Rós songs were included in an episode of Black Mirror's latest season, as Pitchfork points out. The episode, "Hang The DJ," was…
James Rettig | January 10, 2018 - 1:50 pm

Watch My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields Play Solo Show

My Bloody Valentine's semi-reclusive mastermind Kevin Shields almost never plays solo shows, but he played one last night. Shields was a part of Sigur Rós'
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2017 - 9:15 am

Hear Unreleased Jónsi Electronic Track From New Frakkur: 2000-2004 Collection

Sigur Ròs are playing for four nights at their own Norður Og Niður festival in Iceland at the end of December, and they've just announced…
James Rettig | November 21, 2017 - 11:07 am

Jarvis Cocker, Kevin Shields To Play Sigur Ròs’ Iceland Festival

Later this year, during the week between Christmas and New Years, Sigur Ròs will play their first shows in five years in their Icelandic homeleand.
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 10:16 am

Sigur Rós Tease Deluxe Ágætis Byrjun Reissue

It's been 18 years since Sigur Rós released their landmark album Ágætis Byrjun, and today the band announced that a deluxe edition will be out…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 12, 2017 - 2:40 pm

Watch Sigur Rós’ Full Performance With The LA Philharmonic Orchestra

I went to see Sigur Rós two nights ago, and let me tell you, those three guys are more than capable of conjuring symphonic splendor…
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2017 - 4:34 pm

Sigur Rós Announce Norður Og Niður Festival

Iceland is a beautiful country and all, but it's a pretty tough sell if you're asking someone to visit the place in the dead of…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2017 - 11:05 am

Sigur Rós’ ‘Norður Og Niður’ Coming Soon

Lately, Sigur Rós have been busy selling cannabis-infused gumdrops, hosting spaced-out "sound baths," and touring North America, but the Icelandic post-rock wizards might have something…
Peter Helman | May 6, 2017 - 2:03 pm

Jónsi Talks Sigur Rós’ New Cannabis-Infused Gumdrops

Sigur Rós brought the goods, literally.
Andy Gensler / Billboard | April 20, 2017 - 11:27 pm

Jónsi – “Simple Gifts”

Sigur Rós' Jónsi contributed a new track to the soundtrack for the film The Circle, which stars Tom Hanks and Emma Watson and comes out…
James Rettig | April 20, 2017 - 1:59 pm

Sigur Rós Are Selling Edibles Now

Just like all bands are now required to have their own beer, we'll probably start to see a lot more artists pair up with companies…
James Rettig | April 12, 2017 - 1:44 pm

Sigur Rós Announce Anti-Trump Film Screening

Icelandic post-rock wizards Sigur Rós have announced an anti-Trump screening of their 2011 concert film Inni. The movie will be shown for free at Portland's…
Peter Helman | March 13, 2017 - 8:37 pm

Sigur Rós Shows With LA Philharmonic To Feature Arrangements By Dan Deacon, Owen Pallett, Nico Mulhy, Anna Meredith

Last month Sigur Rós announced an extensive tour for later this year that, like their extensive tour from last year, will find them performing at…
Pranav Trewn | January 17, 2017 - 1:06 pm

Sigur Rós Announce 2017 North American Tour

Sigur Rós has been on the road for most of this year, and they've just announced another North American leg of their tour that will…
James Rettig | December 12, 2016 - 12:01 pm

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
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