Wednesday, October 8 2014
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
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' "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
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 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
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
The Sigur Rós frontman’s first solo foray (featuring explosive arrangements by Nico Muhly) is a triumphant success.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
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
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
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
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
Valtari Mystery Film Experiment: Film #3