Sigur Ros

Sigur Ros, ‘Ísjaki’ – Lyric Video
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,' t…
Roskilde
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 th…
Return of the Ros
Sigur Ros have announced a June 18 release date for 'Kveikur,' the band's seventh studio album and first worldwide release via XL Recordings. The Icelandic outfit also has issued a video for 'Brennisteinn,' the disc's first single. Check out the Andrew Huang-directed cl…
Instant Expert: Sigur Ros
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 nega…
Sigur's Seventh
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 additio…
Sigur Ros Select ‘Valtari’ Film Competition Winner
Sigur Ros have named directors Anafelle Liu, Dio Lau and Ken Ngan as the Overall Winner of the band's 'Valtari' Film Competition. The trio won for their mesmerizing clip for the tune 'Fjogur Piano,' which you can watch above. The contest acted as a feeder program of sorts for the band's "Valtar…
Sigur Ros, ‘Von’ – Cute Babies on Album Covers‏
Is that an alien baby of the cover of 'Von,' the 1997 debut album from Icelandic experimental post-rockers Sigur Ros? Whether extraterrestrial or of Earthly origins, the smiling infant certainly looks otherworldly -- which perfectly matches the strangely beautiful sonic explorations featur…

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