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  1. First Listen: HEALTH, 'Death Magic'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... even in the midst of all the haunted melancholy, similar to the way vocals work within the Icelandic band Sigur Ros. And even when Death Magic is pitched to its abrasive, scabrous extremes, there's a thrill in being taken over by a sound so ...

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  2. FC Stjarnan 'back Scottish independence'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Scotsman.com

    ... Celtic in the Champions League qualifiers. The Gar abaer-based outfit have joined fellow Icelanders, the band Sigur Ros, in declaring support for Scottish independence, who expressed their backing for the Yes campaign after a gig in Edinburgh in ...

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  3. New Music: Mammut, Bent Cousin, Kissing Party, Haerts, Robin Guthrie and Mark GardenerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Towleroad

    ... party in the snow." While previously track "Salt" had a touch of the Sugarcubes about it via almost-post rock Sigur Ros , "Blood Burst" is a more straightforward and cheerier indie pop effort. Making delicious, twee pop via the likes of 80s/90s acts ...

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  4. New Music: Punk Against Homophobia, Bubblegum Hero, Twin Hidden, Fever Dream, Spirit ChoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Towleroad

    ... ethereal debut single "Join Hands", "A Berry Bursts" is an outrageously poppy earworm that comes on like Sigur Ros on MeA suA A eyrum viA spilum endalaust . Just out is the low-fi moanfest "By Myself", a song so introspective it would not be out of ...

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  5. Of Monsters And Men: Beneath The Skin [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Jun 8, 2015 Genre: Indie Folk, Indie Pop Label: Republic Number Of Tracks: 13 As opposed to the sunny-sounding debut effort that earned them massive popularity, Of Monsters And Men get depressive with their follow-up album, "Beneath the Skin." With Iceland's main claims of music fame being the avant-garde songstress Bjork , and the heady downbeat rockers Sigur Ros , it was refreshing to hear a more upbeat and fun music export from the country's own Of Monsters And Men .

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  6. Something for the film buffs in latest announcement for Latitude FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... Figgis and filmaker Doug Aitkins giving question and answer sessions. Members of Icelandic progressive rock band Sigur Ros will be giving a question and answer session in support of the screening of a film they have provided the scored. Georg Holm ...

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  7. Sigur R s to Stream 1999 'Agaetis Byrjun' Release Show at Icelandic Opera HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    In commemoration of the 16th anniversary of agaetis byrjun, Sigur Ros will live stream rare concert footage from the exact day they released their 1999 sophomore album. On June 12, 1999, Iceland natives headlined the Icelandic Opera House for an 11-song-set.

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  8. Sigur Ros Streaming 1999 'Agaetis Byrjun' Release ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | RollingStone

    Sigur Rs released the post-rock masterpiece Agtis Byrjun on June 12th, 1999, marking the occasion with an 11-song set at the Icelandic Opera House in Reykjavk. To celebrate the 16th anniversary of both album and event, the band is streaming that 92-minute show exclusively on their website , starting at 5 p.m. EST on Friday, June 12th.

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  9. TV On The Radio Cover 'Game Of Thrones' Theme Song During Australian Show [WATCH]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... ason three as a soldier while Coldplay's Guy Berryman appeared as a drummer, also in Season three. Icelandic group Sigur Ros emerged at musicians during a season four episode, notes Consequence of Sound.

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  10. L.A. avant-punks No Age are playing the SubZERO Festival.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Metroactive

    ... reflects the band's variety of influences, from '60s surf rock to blues to post-modern bands like Radiohead and Sigur Ros. Rin Tin Tiger, an alternative folk rock trio from San Francisco (with some members originally hailing from San Jose). This ...

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  11. 10 great Nordic and Scandi chic pop actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Evening Times

    ... they are both experimental in their use of technology and in the visual elements of their work. Post-rock band Sigur Ros, which means 'victory rose' in Icelandic and is named after the lead singer's little sister Sigurros, formed in 1997. They have ...

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  12. Music on TV: Inside Mastodon's Epic 'Game of Thrones' CameoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... who wants some hot cocoa." The series has a history of featuring idiosyncratic musical acts. The Icelandic group Sigur Ros played "The Rains of Castamere" in their appearance on the "Purple Wedding" episode in season four. The National 's version of ...

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  13. Watch First Eight Minutes of Cameron Crowe's 'Aloha'Read the original story

    May 29, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... bouncing from Alfred Alohikea's "Hanohano Hanalei" to the Who's "I Can See for Miles." Jnsi & Alex, a tandem of Sigur Ros singer Jn r Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers scored the film, while the soundtrack also features songs by Beck, David ...

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  14. New Music: Mammut, Fizzy Blood, Joe & the Anchor, Young Wonder, colourspacecolourRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Towleroad

    ... with BjA rk and there is something of the vocal performance in it but a better Icelandic reference point might be Sigur Ros on their last album. While the new English version is fantastic - as with The Sugarcubes there's something more edgy and ...

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  15. Other Lives:Jesse Tabish on new album 'Rituals', losing two members and a violinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... "Homogenic" as it skates along a steady percussive rhythm. Admirers of that other Icelandic stalwart group, Sigur Ros, on "Rituals" the band comes closer to shedding its orchestral folk-oriented shackles for a bolder electronic-atmospheric closer to ...

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  16. Meet the Meetups, Part 2: Music nerds make mixed CDs and talk tunesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... to this mix." Chrissy Steinbock's mix, meanwhile, weaved through the likes of Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, Sigur Ros and composer Arvo Part. "It's fun to approach this like a puzzle," she said. "And I like how these mixes are like a story in your ...

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  17. Album Of The Week: Mew +-Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... with the release of the band's debut album, A Triumph For Man . It's a sound that draws primarily from post-rock (Sigur Ros, Stereolab) and prog (Yes, Rush), but displays traits of psychedelia, indie rock, emo, shoegaze, and pop, too. The most ...

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  18. Review: Alt-J rocks fans at the Greek in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    ... when you hear the gorgeous electronic folk-rock of a tune such as "Something Good." Alt-J's sound is also akin to Sigur Ros, especially when Joe Newman's vocals favor pure sound over discernible lyrics. Still, the act that alt-J most resembles may ...

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  19. Ed Sheeran wants to be on 'Game of Thrones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | USA Today

    ... he would follow the leads of Coldplay drummer Will Champion, Snow Patrol singer Gary Lightbody and Icelandic band Sigur Ros. Since produers David Benioff and Dan Weiss are as geeky about music as the rest of the world is about their show, Sheeran ...

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  20. You Won't BELIEVE Who Wants to Guest Star on Game of ThronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | KRAV-FM Tulsa

    ... ve included Snow Patrol lead singer Gary Lightbody, Coldplay drummer Will Champion, and, of course, Icelandic band Sigur Ros, who actually played during Joffrey and Margaery's fateful wedding.

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