Sigur Ros

Sigur Rós Portray Hopelessness, Despair, Intense Inebriation in ‘Óveður’ Video

As you may remember, Sigur Rós did a thing yesterday: a live, 24-hour "Slow TV" stream featuring new music. We now know that that new…
Rachel Brodsky / June 21, 2016

Sigur Rós Are Gonna Do a Thing This Afternoon

Update: Sigur Rós have done the thing, and it's a live 24-hour "Slow TV" stream — really a visual journey through Iceland — that features new…
Andrew Unterberger / June 20, 2016

Sigur Rós, Ice Cube, Young Thug, and More to Perform at Treasure Island Music Festival

Festival season is considered mostly over by October, but those with a severe hankering for live outdoor music events have this year's Treasure Island Music Festival to…
Brian Josephs / June 14, 2016

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
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