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August 7th, 2012
So we covered it all for you at Osheaga this past weekend and now that we’ve had some time to sit back and reflect on the good, the bad and the muddy, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite performances at the festival. If you ever get the chance to catch any of these bands, [...]
August 4th, 2012
Sigur Rós is not for the faint of heart. They blew us away with their ethereal sounds and beautiful set. Have you read our review of their performance yet? Read all about it in our Osheaga Day One review! But check out these beautiful snaps of our fave Icelandic group. Are you at Osheaga? Tweet [...]
July 31st, 2012
Sigur Rós is strolling through Toronto tomorrow, August 1st, playing at the revitalized Echo Beach. As part of their new experiment, commissioning high art films to accompany the songs from their latest record, we have a new release to prep you for tomorrow. In the video for Varúð, a golden haired youth innocently skips through downtown [...]
July 9th, 2012
Summer time can only mean one thing: music festivals galore. One we’re really excited for is this year’s Osheaga Music Festival, which takes place in Montreal from August 3 – 5. Named one of Pitchfork’s 20 Essential Festivals of Summer 2012, Osheaga will span three days, four stages and a list of performances so long that you’ll need to carefully map out your schedule or else you might risk missing out on one of your favourite bands!
Find out how to win an amazing weekend at Osheaga after the jump!
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June 6th, 2012
Sigur Rós have launched what they call a Mystery Film Experiment, where they have commissioned 12 directors to make videos for each of the songs from their new album, Valtari. The video for “Varúð” was directed by Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir, who also designed the album cover.
May 11th, 2012
Okay, let’s preface this with a warning: if you have not seen the season finale of The Vampire Diaries, DO NOT WATCH THIS VIDEO. If you are jonesin’ to hear the brand new Sigur Rós track, “Dauðalogn,” well, press play, open a new tab or window because some major shiznit goes down in the 4:24-long [...]
March 26th, 2012
Sigur Rós haven’t released anything new since 2008′s Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust (discounting last year’s live album, Inni, of course), but today the Icelandic post-rock outfit announced that their sixth studio album will be out on May 28th. Titled Valtari, the band have offered up the first track “Ekki múkk.”
November 16th, 2011
As we all know, Cameron Crowe loves him some Sigur Rós. And so he hired frontman Jónsi to score his new film We Bought A Zoo. As some of us know, Jónsi loves working on movies, as he demonstrated last year when he wrote “Sticks and Stones” for How To Train Your Dragon. So it [...]
November 4th, 2011
On November 15, Sigur Rós will be releasing, Inni, a concert film and live album that was filmed and recorded in 2008 in London. “Lúppulagið” is one of the songs you will find on the album. This six-minute instrumental ballad is full of beautiful piano notes and a gorgeous, melancholic melody. It might not appeal [...]
September 28th, 2011
After four long years, Feist is back with Metals, her follow-up to the commercially successful album, The Reminder. Metals isn’t out until next week, but its now available to stream in its entirety. Feist also included a handwritten note, as well as a few drawings that you will receive once you begin streaming. Upon first [...]