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Sigur Rós to embark on North American theater tour, debut new music

There’s nothing quite like an artist performing a theater show. It’s a breathtaking chance to experience the music on a more personal level, and we are big supporters of the idea. Sigur Rós is the most recent band to announce such a tour, coming to a small selection of North American cities in September and […]

Death Cab For Cutie Unveil New Album, ‘Kintsugi’

Now a three-piece since the departure of former guitarist and producer, Chris Walla, Death Cab For Cutie have remained unwavering in their attempts to continually express their love for music and share it with their supporters. Produced by Rich Costey (Sigur Ros, Frank Turner, TV On The Radio) and due out on March 31 via […]

Sigur Rós Cover “The Rains of Castamere” for ‘Game of Thrones’

Ten days ago, Sigur Rós announced that they’d have a cameo appearance in an episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones (airing tonight) and gave us a preview of their cover of “The Rains of Castamere” that would also be featured on the show. Now, they’ve bestowed upon us the gift of the entire cover to […]

Sigur Rós To Release “The Rains Of Castamere” For ‘Game Of Thrones’

HBO’s Game of Thrones will be returning to television screens for its fourth season this Sunday, April 6. We found out late last year that Sigur Rós would have a cameo this season. Now they have also recorded a cover of “The Rains of Castamere” for the show. The original track served as the score […]

Tyler Hanan’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

Personal year end lists are a beautiful thing, regardless of feelings towards the “best of” list’s annual, suffocating December deluge. Amalgamated and popular vote-based lists may filter out any releases that are remotely different, unknown, or unhip, but personal lists from trusted sources are a treasure trove of goodness, a ready-made shopping cart that can […]

Kriston McConnell’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

When you’re listening to an album in February you may say to yourself, “THIS is my favorite album this year, definitely.” After that June comes around and you say, “No, THIS is my favorite album, hands down.” November rolls on by and you say, “Fuck all of those other albums, this is THE album of […]

Drew Caruso’s ‘Best of 2013’ In Music

As the year ends, I find myself shuffling through the albums I have accrued over the past months. Each album an experience, an insight gained, a lens changed, I have continually found myself lost in the art that encapsulated the sonic apotheosis of this past year. The experiences captured within these sounds provide themselves as […]

Sigur Rós Appearing In Fourth Season Of ‘Game Of Thrones’

One of my personal favorite bands, Sigur Rós, have officially announced that they will be making a cameo in the fourth season of Game Of Thrones. No one so far will say what they are doing exactly, but I imagine we will find out soon enough, as some episodes are already being recorded on the […]

STREAM: Sigur Rós – ‘Kveikur’

With the official release of Kveikur only a week away, Sigur Rós are now streaming their seventh record in its entirety through Amazon. Known for mesmerizing the world with their ethereal blend of Hopelandic-infused post-rock, the quartet-turned-trio have taken a noticeable shift into darker territory which may come as a surprise to longtime listeners. With […]

Sigur Rós Announce North American Amphitheater Tour

With their a new album, Kveikur, scheduled to drop on June 18, Sigur Rós are making headlines in another way today. The band announced a list of North American tour dates scheduled for this fall. Whenever the Icelandic musicians can make it over to the states, it’s sure to be an exciting and special event. […]

Detroit Lineup For Inaugural Laneway Fest Headlined By Sigur Ros & The National

Detroit, Michigan is looking to be the talk of the festival world today, with the announcement of the brand new Laneway Fest. The longtime Australian festival will take place on September 14 at Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills and will feature 20 bands / artists. Headlining this event is Sigur Ros and The […]

Sigur Rós To Appear In ‘Simpsons’ Season Finale

The Simpsons have long had celebrity guest appearances with both famous actors and bands. Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós will appear in Season 24’s finale on Sunday, May 19. SPIN noticed this, picking it up from a Reykjavík newspaper, which states, according to Google Translate, “Original music Sigur Rós will have much weight on the show, […]