Created back in 2004 in Melbourne, Australia, the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has since traveled to New Zealand and Singapore, and this year, the indie music event makes its U.S. debut on Sept. 14 in Detroit, Mich. Sigur Ros and the National are set to headline, and support acts include Deerhunter, Solange, Savages, Frightened Rabbits and more.
Sure, the thought of checking out a lyric video from Sigur Ros -- a band that's famous for singing many of its songs in an unintelligible, non-literal and made-up language called Hopelandic -- is almost comedic, but the clip above does feature the music of 'Ísjaki,' the second single to drop from the band's forthcoming 'Kveikur' album (out in June). And yes, it also features what looks to be a p
One of Europe's longest-running festivals -- both in terms of how many years it's been around and how many days it runs each year -- Denmark's Roskilde festival has announced its lineup for 2013. Kraftwerk, the National, Sigur Rós and Queens of the Stone Age are among the bands slated to headline this year's event, with nu-metal mavens Slipknot and R&B superstar Rihanna among the eclectic list of other artists at the top of the bill.
You’ve seen them at parties, lurking in the corner, waiting to engage in battle disguised as conversation. They’re indie rock know-it-alls, and no matter what band or musician you mention, they’ve got an opinion — strong and almost certainly negative — ready to ram down your throat
Icelandic outfit Sigur Ros are holed up in a Los Angeles studio working on a follow-up to last year's 'Valtari' and plan to release the as-yet-untitled album sometime in 2013. The band revealed plans for their seventh full-length during a Reddit AMA that took place Thursday (Jan. 24), and in addition to breaking the news, they posted a previously unreleased studio recording (listen below) of a track titled 'Brennisteinn,' which they debuted last year during a hometown concert in Iceland.