Sigur Ros

Biography

sigur rós were formed by jónsi, georg and the former drummer ágúst in 1994. they were later joined by kjartan and when ágúst left the band after the recording of ágætis byrjun in order to pursue a career in graphic design, he was replaced by orri. sigur rós hail from iceland, and rightly claim to bring you the beautiful landscape of their homeland with their music. it's impossible to justify it with words, you have to listen to it to understand. check out the downloads page and listen to some tracks.

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Jim Pusey's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

24th December 2013 -

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Laneway Festival 2013 Makes Its Long-Awaited US Debut In Detroit

18th September 2013 -

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The St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2013 made its US debut as it hit Detroit over the weekend, bringing a hell of a lot of fun Sunday, September 15th 2013.Musical celebrations kicked off marvellously with 7,500...

Sigur Ros Enter The 'Game of Thrones' - HBO Drama Casts Musicians

10th September 2013 -

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The popular swords n' dragons drama Game of Thrones – yet another string to HBO’s impressive bow – has added the Icelandic band Sigur Ros to the cast of season four, which is set to...

Lady Gaga Promises "One Hour Of All New Music" At iTunes Festival

14th August 2013 -

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Lady Gaga has left the irritation of Monday's 'Applause' new single leakage behind her and has turned her attention to September, tweeting her excitement for next month's iTunes Festival. The singer announced that she's be...

A Week In Music, Kanye Has A New Edge, Robyn And Snoop Switch Genders And Glastonbury 2013 Sees Landmark Performance From The Stones

2nd July 2013 -

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Albums of the week... Following 2011's massively successful collaborative album with Jay-Z 'Watch The Throne', Kanye West makes a return with a new solo effort entitled 'Yeezus'. He proves yet again that he is one...

Sigur Ros - Kveikur Album Review

25th June 2013 -

 Review

It took me just three minutes to fall in love with Sigur Ros' seventh album Kveikur. It's not because that's when something momentous happened, rather that's how long it took to overcome any preconceptions of...

A Mighty iTunes Festival Line-Up

20th June 2013 -

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Since yesterday's (19 June) mega announcement that superstar 'Sex on Fire' rockers Kings of Leon,had been added to the bill, along with 'A-Punk' New Yorkers Vampire Weekend, there's a palpable excitement in the air as...

Vampire Weekend And Kings Of Leon Added To iTunes Festival Bill That Keeps Getting Better

19th June 2013 -

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Vampire Weekend and Kings of Leon will join a rapidly growing list, already peppered with fellow rock royalty, including Queens of the Stone Age, Sigur Rós, 30 Seconds To Mars and Primal Scream.It won't be...

Multi-Award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series announce Science Arena activity for its 2013 Transmissions

14th June 2013 -

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The Live From Jodrell Bank series is acclaimed as much for the otherworldly dimensions of its Science Arena activity as it is for the transcendent sounds of the artists that perform at these unique events...

A Week in Music - Bowie's 'The Next Day' Album Was Worth The Wait, Sigur Ros Back At Their Spectacular Best, Everything Everything Take Another Step Into The Mainstream With 'Duet'

11th March 2013 -

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Albums of Note... David Bowie’s return to the shelves of our local record shops (well, the few that still exist) has been met with a grateful and adulatory fanfare, across the board and it’s been...

Sigur Ros - Wolverhampton Civic Hall, 5th March 2013 Live Review

7th March 2013 -

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Although Sigur Ros have never been anything less than a great live band their current incarnation is their strongest for over a decade, since the two year period that bookended their landmark release ( )...

Sasquatch! Music Festival Sets Lineup For May 24-27, 2013 At The Gorge, Washington

5th February 2013 -

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Sasquatch! Music Festival Sets Lineup For Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-27, 2013) At The GorgeFestival Passes On Sale February 9 (10am Pst) Through the official website.On the heels of a highly successful, critically acclaimed sold-out...

Sigur Ros - Inni

14th November 2011 -

 Review

Review of Sigur Ros' album Inni released through KrunkSigur Ros' new live album Inni is a strange and wonderful beast. Recorded and filmed over two nights at Alexandra Palace in 2008, it's also taken some...

Sigur Ros - Vio spilum endalaust

25th November 2008 -

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Single review for Við spilum endalaust from Sigur Ros.Released in June 2008, Sigur Ros' fifth studio album 'Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust' revealed a shifting musical direction for the Icelandic 'post-rockers'. Sharper and...

Sigur Ros - Within me a lunatic sings

27th August 2008 -

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'Inní mér syngur vitleysingur' (Within me a lunatic sings) video from Sigur Ros.After a storming performance at this years Latitude Festival Sigur Ros are ready to release their new single 'Inní mér syngur vitleysingur' on...

Latitude Festival 2008

15th July 2008 -

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Latitude Festival 2008: The Contactmusic PreviewFor a festival that only opened its doors to the public for the very first time in the summer of 2006, Latitude has swiftly usurped pretty much all of its...

Sigur Ros - With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly

3rd July 2008 -

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Album review of With A Buzz In Our Ears We Play Endlessly by Sigur Ros reviewed by Matthew Jennings. Sigur Ros is a special band. It was partly because of the sweeping beauty of 1999's...

Sigur Ros - Gobbledigook

29th May 2008 -

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Sigur RosGobbledigookVideoWatch the video for Sigur Ros' new track Gobbledigook, the single will be available to download for free on the bands website as of today.The song will be featured on a brand new album...

Sigur Ros - Hvarf/Heim

18th December 2007 -

 Review

Sigur RosHvarf/Heim Album Review Sigur Ros's first album for 2 years is a bit of strange one; released to accompany the Heima DVD, it's not a soundtrack (there is little correlation between the songs on...

Sigur Ros, Heima Trailer

22nd October 2007 -

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Sigur Ros Heima Trailer Heima - Sigur Ros' debut feature - released in cinemas 2nd November 2007 Double disc DVD released 5th November Hailed as one of the finest music films ever made,...

Sigur Ros - Saeglopur

10th July 2006 -

 Review

Sigur Ros SaeglopurSingle ReviewStarting off with a melancholy piano before roaring guitars send it skyward, the latest offering from Iceland's finest fails to disappoint. Vocalist Jonsi Birgisson's keening falsetto intertwines with the intricate arrangements to create...

Sigur Ros, Saeglopur, Video

19th June 2006 -

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Sigur RosSaeglopurVideo'Sæglópur', the 3rd single to be released from Sigur Rós's gold-selling fourth album 'Takk…', has a genuine oh-my-God!-ness about it, guaranteed to floor even the most seasoned Sigur Ros watcher.  And to think it...

Sigur Ros - Manchester Apollo

4th April 2006 -

 Review

Sigur RosManchester Apollo27th March 2006 Live ReviewIt should have been a happening. The flock had strolled for miles to hear them preach, the world, it's wife and their scenester daughter were all here. Here to...

Sigur Ros, Hoppipolla, Video Stream

28th November 2005 -

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Sigur RosHoppipollaVideo'Hoppípolla', taken from Sigur Rós's most highly acclaimed album to date, 'Takk…', is to be re-released on May 1st. It has been inescapable to notice that 'Hoppípolla' is currently being used on Richard Attenborough's...

Sigur Ros - Glósóli - Video Stream

14th September 2005 -

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