Sigur Ros’ Jonsi (& Alex) to Score ‘Manhattan’ TV Show

Sigur Rós leader Jónsi and his Riceboy Sleeps partner, boyfriend Alex Somers, will score a forthcoming television series about the Manhattan Project dubbed, naturally, Manhattan.
John Surico / April 23, 2014

Death Vessel and Sigur Ros’ Jonsi Team for Graceful ‘Ilsa Drown’

On February 25, the inimitable Death Vessel will bring an unofficial six-year recording hiatus to and end with Island Intervals, an eight-song set that finds the…
Chris Martins / November 23, 2013

Sigur Ros’ Jonsi Takes Mum’s ‘When Girls Collide’ to Ibiza

After a four-year break, Icelandic experimental glitch-ists Múm are back with Smilewound, a fresh set that finds them in familiar form and with a clutch…
Chris Martins / November 4, 2013

Speaking in Tongues: A Conversation With Sigur Ros’ Jonsi

Of all the "post-rock" bands that came to prominence around the turn of millennium, Sigur Rós' success is both the biggest and most surprising. Sharing…
Marc Hogan / June 13, 2013

Hear Jonsi Bandmate Ulfur’s Gorgeous ‘Heaven in a Wildflower’

Originally, Úlfur's "Heaven in a Wildflower" was meant to feature the extra-terrestrial vocals of Sigur Rós frontman and bandmate Jonsí Birgisson. But, when tour scheduling…
David Bevan / February 26, 2013

Watch Jonsi’s New Video and Help Buy a Zoo

Cameron Crowe's latest full-length feature, the unfortunately titled We Bought a Zoo, is landing in theaters tomorrow. And as NPR pointed out last month, the…
David Bevan / December 22, 2011

Jonsi Chats with SPIN at Voodoo Fest

During the recent Voodoo Music Experience New Orleans, artists stopped by the American Express® ZYNC ZONE, to chat with SPIN about their 2010 festival experiences…
Luke McCormick / November 8, 2010

10 Best Moments from the MoogFest Celebration

Robert Moog would have been proud. The man DJ Spooky credits with paving the way for hip-hop loved to watch his inventions and creations --…
Mark Kemp / November 1, 2010

Sigur Ros’ Jonsi Debuts Knockout Solo Tour

About halfway through his tour opener at Vancouver, BC's Vogue Theatre on Tuesday night, Jonsi reeled in that rafter-reaching voice of his to say thanks…
Kaitlin Fontana / April 7, 2010

New Albums from Dr. Dog & 3 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 6, 2010

Review: Jónsi, ‘Go’

On his solo debut, Jónsi Birgisson -- Sigur Rós' spectral voice and six-string skyscraper -- embraces a lithe, lush pop his main band is too…
Josh Modell / March 21, 2010