Articles tagged sigur rós

17 Jun 2013 // 11:06 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 // 9:44 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 // 9:59 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 // 1:00 AM

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

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28 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

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

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19 May 2004 // 11:00 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 // 1:00 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 // 11:00 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 // 4:00 PM

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

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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