Articles tagged sigur rós

17 Jun 2013 // 10:06 PM

Sigur Rós: Kveikur

Sigur Rós' "dark album", Kveikur, doesn't do much to push the Icelandic band into new sonic territory, but it does refine its decades-tested style in the best way possible.

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The Big Chill: 5 Great Records to Help You Through Winter

PopMatters's Corey Beasley can't knit you a blanket, but he can do the next best thing: here are five classic wintertime records to help you through the big chill.

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Sigur Rós: Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust

A major departure, Með Suð... finds Sigur Rós throwing their well-worn playbook out the window. Joyous, experimental, stripped-down and playful, it is unmistakably Sigur Rós, even as it diverges from their previous work.

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28 May 2008 // 8:44 AM

Sigur Rós Gobbledigook [MP3] (from með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust, releasing 23 June worldwide and 24 June in North America)      

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17 Dec 2007 // 8:59 PM

Sigur Rós: Heima [DVD]

Play this in the background or simply give in to its slowly-building majesty, perhaps allowing yourself the liberty to fall asleep as it plays, and it's easy to love.

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Sigur Rós: Saeglópur

The unique falsetto vocalizations and the sometimes starkly minimal, often breathtakingly beautiful, and always sweepingly unearthly signature soundscapes are back.

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28 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

washes up on our shores to kick off their North American tour.

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28 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

washes up on our shores to kick off their North American tour.

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19 May 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Sigur Rós: Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do

This was always Sigur Rós’s fate, I guess. Soundtrack work. Who out there didn’t see this coming? If there was one band

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26 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

Unfunky UFO There is a Bee Gees song that goes, “I started a joke which started the whole world crying.” This lyric highlights one of

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26 Dec 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Sígur Ros: (  )

With ( ), Sígur Ros has set a trap for everyone who writes about contemporary music: discuss an album with no interpretive reference points. The title

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1 May 2001 // 3:00 PM

Icelandic musical phenomena Sigur Rós are the epitome of youth and isolation.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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