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Wednesday, October 8 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.

Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.


Monday, June 17 2013

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.

Tuesday, May 29 2012

Sigur Rós: Valtari

With Valtari, these Icelanders may have pushed their dream-pop/post-rock formula to its final point. Where can Sigur Rós go after pushing the very limits of beautiful?

Thursday, January 12 2012

Jónsi: We Bought a Zoo (Soundtrack)

Jónsi has lovingly crafted a fantastic soundtrack, but it is the lack of brilliant new compositions that prevents the We Bought a Zoo soundtrack from being a fantastic album.

Sunday, November 6 2011

Sigur Rós: Inni

Though a polished and well-performed live album, Inni can't help but feel like a shade of something that truly needs to be experienced live.

Wednesday, April 7 2010

Jónsi: Go

The Sigur Rós frontman’s first solo foray (featuring explosive arrangements by Nico Muhly) is a triumphant success.


Wednesday, March 27 2013

Sigur Rós: 25 March 2013 - Madison Square Garden, New York (Photos)

Sigur Rós will release their new album Kveikur in June, but the band is performing a few songs off it now on the North American leg of their global tour. In New York, the Icelandic band appeared humbled to be playing at the esteemed Madison Square Garden.

Monday, March 11 2013

CONTEST: See Sigur Rós on March 25 in New York City

Enter here for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Sigur Rós's Madison Square Garden show in New York City on March 25th.

Monday, November 12 2012

Sigur Rós Announces Big North American Tour (video)

On the heels of the sharing of the new tune "Brennisteinn", Iceland's Sigur Rós have announced their biggest North American tour, which includes a night headlining at Madison Square Garden.

Tuesday, August 7 2012

Sigur Rós: 29 July 2012 - Philadelphia

The Icelandic band's first show in almost four years was a gift for their fans, even if it was not the full ensemble or the magnificent catharsis we held out for.

Monday, June 18 2012

Sigur Rós - "Fjögur Píanó" (video)

Valtari Mystery Film Experiment: Film #3

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