Posts tagged "Sigur Ros"

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 ste…
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
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