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Sigur Rós Unveil North American Tour Dates

Shape-shifting Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós have just announced a full North American tour, including stops in New York City (Radio City Music Hall and Kings Theatre),…
Brennan Carley / April 4, 2016

Brush Up on Your Album Art History With These Clever Mashups

We've seen famous album covers with cats, famous album covers recreated by neonate girls, famous album covers with superheroes, and famous album covers interpreted in crumpled socks, but…
Anna Gaca / March 15, 2016

Sigur Rós Announce New Tour and Promise New Music

Sigur Rós have announced a string of new tour dates for next summer, and the Icelandic post-rock dreamers plan to use their European shows to workshop…
James Grebey / November 24, 2015

Sigur Ros Are Reissuing ‘Agætis byrjun’ as a Deluxe Limited-Edition Box Set

Sigur Rós released their sophomore album Ágætis byrjun 16 years ago, and they're marking the anniversary by reissuing the record as a deluxe limited-edition box set. The Icelandic…
James Grebey / February 25, 2015

Hear Sigur Ros’ Haunting ‘The Rains of Castamere’ for ‘Game of Thrones’

We're not spoiling anything by saying that the most recent twist-heavy Game of Thrones episode featured Sigur Rós as a wedding band, performing the folk…
Dan Reilly / April 14, 2014

‘Jeopardy!’ Asks the Not-Too-Hard Alt-Rock Questions

For decades, Jeopardy! has quizzed Americans' knowledge of history, science, geography, culture, and more. Now add Trent Reznor to that list. As Consequence of Sound…
Kyle McGovern / December 13, 2013

Sigur Ros Could Spill Blood (or Play Bowed Guitar) on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Sigur Rós are bound for Westeros. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Icelandic art-rock trio will make a guest appearance on Game of Thrones next season.
Kyle McGovern / September 10, 2013

Sigur Ros Reinvent Themselves as Dubstepping Trap-Rave DJs (No, Really)

In all fairness, we were warned.Before Sigur Rós played a rare DJ set for Berlin's Boiler Room last week, they took the unusual step of…
Philip Sherburne / July 2, 2013

Watch Sigur Ros Expose Themselves as Triple Nipple for Boiler Room DJ Set

Last week, Sigur Rós treated fans to a live, 360-degree interactive webcast, performing a number of tracks from their just-released seventh album, Kveikur. Now, the…
Kyle McGovern / June 26, 2013

Sigur Ros, ‘Kveikur’ (XL)

How does one update beatific art-rock weirdness now so culturally engrained that it longer seems weird? Sigur Rós have been answering that crucial question ever…
Barry Walters / June 20, 2013

Watch Sigur Ros’ Live 360-Degree Webcast Performance

Sigur Rós are celebrating the June 18 release of their seventh album, Kveikur, by performing a live, 360-degree interactive webcast from Dresden, Germany Wednesday (June 19). The…
Kyle McGovern / June 19, 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

Sigur Ros’ Ominous ‘Kveikur’ Album Is Streaming Right Now

Sigur Rós are now streaming their seventh album in full on Amazon, a week before its official release. The Icelandic trio have already shared a…
Kyle McGovern / June 11, 2013

Seven Unmissable North American Tours Hit the Road This Fall

My Bloody Valentine, Phoenix, Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Rós, and Hudson Mohawke have announced North American tours, ensuring that each act will be…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Watch Sigur Ros Navigate a Nuclear Wasteland in ‘Kveikur’

Back in March, Sigur Rós debuted "Kveikur," the foreboding title track off the symphonic proggers' "aggressive" new album. Now, following previously released clips for "Brennistein" and "Ísjaki," the Icelandic…
Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Sigur Ros, Bjork Welcome ‘The Simpsons’ to Iceland

This past season, The Simpsons have turned Tom Waits, Carrie Brownstein, and the Decemberists yellow, and last night, Springfield's finest welcomed Icelandic iconcs Sigur Rós and Björk into…
Kyle McGovern / May 20, 2013

The National, Sigur Ros, and Deerhunter Lead Laneway Festival’s First Detroit Lineup

The National, Sigur Rós, Deerhunter, the Dismemberment Plan, and Solange will welcome Australia's St. Jerome's Laneway Festival to the U.S. on September 14, when the international…
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013

Sigur Ros Drawn Into a Very Icelandic ‘Simpsons’ Season Finale

The Simpsons will go to Iceland for the finale of Season 24, due to air Sunday, May 19, and post-rock giants Sigur Rós will be…
Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

See Sigur Ros’ Creepy Lyric Video for Soothing ‘Isjaki’

Sigur Rós opened and closed their Coachella sets with a booming orchestral din that sounded as hard and harsh as just about anything Godspeed You!
Chris Martins / April 24, 2013

Roskilde’s Epic 2013 Lineup: Queens of the Stone Age, Rihanna, Sigur Ros, Kraftwerk

Denmark's epic Roskilde Festival will return later this year for nine days (June 29 to July 7) of musical performances from nearly 200 acts. The…
Kyle McGovern / April 19, 2013
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