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ImTheWiseJanitor
12-01-2011, 01:48 PM
We can't not have a thread for Sigur Ros.

News about new Sigur Ros is coming!

jrdsctt
12-01-2011, 01:55 PM
I am so happy that they are back in the studio. I love Jonsi's solo stuff (one of the best live shows I have ever seen, almost topping Lights in the Sky), but I am really looking forward to new Sigur Ros. New album in the spring yay!

richardp
12-01-2011, 03:29 PM
Thoughts on Inni? Works completely as the opposite of Heima. I only wish they would have cut about 95% of the unnecessary "behind the scenes" footage and just put in more performances. The end of Popplagid was amazing though. My surround was on full blast, and the moment that explosion of confetti came out, I got the more enormous wave of goosebumps.

Did anyone else get the Deluxe Edition box-set? I (think) I got a piece of Orri's jacket. Pretty neat. Might have it framed with the 4 prints.

ImTheWiseJanitor
12-01-2011, 03:58 PM
I haven't even ordered my copy of the blu-ray edition yet. :( I will soon though. I'm not in a hurry to get it by Christmas or anything. I'm not sure if i want to order any of the new light-sensitive shirts with it. I liked the old design better than the new one.

But I don't think I can bring myself to order the Deluxe Edition with the way my finances are looking. :P Otherwise I'd jump on it.

jrdsctt
12-01-2011, 07:06 PM
I have listened to Inni, but I haven't watched it yet I'm sad to say. The album is pretty damn great though.

bobbie solo
12-03-2011, 03:36 AM
Festival!!!!!

october_midnight
12-05-2011, 02:40 PM
Two tracks off of Jonsi's OST for Cameron Crowe's "We Bought A Zoo" are now streaming at www.jonsi.com

jrdsctt
12-06-2011, 01:21 PM
Did anyone get a chance to catch one of the "Go" shows?

ImTheWiseJanitor
12-06-2011, 01:35 PM
Did anyone get a chance to catch one of the "Go" shows?

I managed to see it in Lawrence, then again in St. Louis. Easily one of the best production's I've been lucky enough to see!

jrdsctt
12-06-2011, 01:38 PM
I managed to see it in Lawrence, then again in St. Louis. Easily one of the best production's I've been lucky enough to see!

I know! I it was phenomenal. The visuals were insane, but somehow they didn't overpower the music at all. I wish I could have seen it more than once.

richardp
12-06-2011, 02:12 PM
I managed to see it in Lawrence, then again in St. Louis. Easily one of the best production's I've been lucky enough to see!

The Jonsi show in Lawrence was easily one of the best shows that I've ever seen, as well as even topping the one time that I've seen Sigur Ros live. I slightly wept during the last song.

october_midnight
12-06-2011, 02:25 PM
I've seen SR four times and saw Jonsi's show here in Vancouver, caught up with them for a drink at the same place I drank with SR after their first show here waaaay back in like 2001 or so. The Go show was pretty phenomenal.

ImTheWiseJanitor
12-06-2011, 02:51 PM
The Jonsi show in Lawrence was easily one of the best shows that I've ever seen, as well as even topping the one time that I've seen Sigur Ros live. I slightly wept during the last song.

It was really not to not feel like you were IN the show. The sound and lights were so overwhelming that I still can't explain how it felt to anyone who asks me what it was like. The Go Live DVD, while great, doesn't come close to doing the show full justice.

october_midnight
12-07-2011, 11:25 AM
Full OST of 'We Bought A Zoo' including over 30 min. of new Jonsi material now streaming here (http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/exclusive-stream-jonsis-we-bought-a-zoo-soundtrack-20111207).

october_midnight
02-08-2012, 01:19 PM
Sigur Ros announces first new live performance, more to follow. (http://www.pitchfork.com/news/45368-sigur-ros-announce-live-return/)

BALLER STATUS.

Rdm
02-08-2012, 10:32 PM
Hopefully they come to N. America

ImTheWiseJanitor
02-09-2012, 02:48 AM
I'm sure they will. Jonsi seemed like he really enjoyed touring for Go, and I'm sure that, plus the new soundtrack, might even help build up the Sigur Ros fanbase for the next tour. I'll be seeing 'em for the first time if they do. I'd SO be willing to drive 3+ hours to see this band.

october_midnight
02-09-2012, 10:25 PM
Also playing Summer Sonic in Japan, Aug. 18-19. (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/?utm_source=sr120210jp&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=2012tour)

october_midnight
02-12-2012, 02:08 PM
More dates announced, with more on the way.

japan
august 18th / 19th 2012 • summer sonic (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/201208-summersonic-japan/), japan
switzerland
august 25th 2012 • steinberggasse (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/20120825-winterthur-swizerland/), winterthur music festival
italy
september 2nd 2012 • a perfect day festival (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/20120902-verona/), verona [/URL]
united kingdom
september 9th 2012 • bestival (http://www.vivoconcerti.com/), isle of wight, england
poland
september 16th 2012 • [URL="http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/20120916-sacrum-krakow/"]sacrum profanum festival (http://www.bestival.net/), krakow, poland september 17th 2012 • sacrum profanum festival (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/20120917-sacrum-krakow/), krakow, poland

onthewall2983
03-20-2012, 02:18 PM
Info (http://www.musicquack.com/2012/03/new-single-from-sigur-ros-is-no-seagull.html) on the first single from the new album.

imail724
03-25-2012, 11:31 PM
http://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2012/03/sigur-ros-new-album-valtari-out-in-may.html#.T2_X-NffhgQ.twitter

New album "Valtari" coming may 28. May just keeps getting better and better music-wise.

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october_midnight
03-25-2012, 11:33 PM
Annnnnnnnnnnnnd I came.

Found some article scans. (http://s21.photobucket.com/albums/b296/richatu2com/Sigur ros Q/)

richardp
03-26-2012, 12:50 AM
Sweet jesus, I'll have a new Sigur Ros album out for my birthday. YES!!!

october_midnight
03-26-2012, 12:04 PM
First track! (http://www.pitchfork.com/news/45911-sigur-ros-announce-new-album/)

Rdm
03-26-2012, 02:35 PM
On first impression i think the song sounds very underwhelming :(

october_midnight
03-26-2012, 02:36 PM
On my, oh I'd say 25th impression, I'd say it's fantastic.

Rdm
03-26-2012, 03:02 PM
At 2:27 there's a build up I really like, but then the melody just vanishes and never comes back to something I enjoy, which is disappointing. Looking at the track listing, with only 8 songs, one would imagine the songs are long, which is something that seems like a good sign.

seasonsinthesky
03-26-2012, 03:07 PM
very impressed. sounds like a sister to "Vaka" and the Hlemmur soundtrack. i hope it's all as understated and beautiful.

october_midnight
03-26-2012, 03:08 PM
Fair enough, I just think it's like samskeyti where it'll tie in with the rest. No drumming, so Orri wouldn't have much to do but they still do the tracks like that live so no biggie there. I just dig the little nuances, the withering strings, the light backing vocals that start around 1:15. I'm a fanboy, I know.

richardp
03-26-2012, 05:32 PM
So beautiful. It sounds, to me, like Takk's quieter moments mixed with the Riceboy Sleeps album. This album is going to be amazing.

blackholesun
03-26-2012, 05:39 PM
It's pleasant but forgettable on the whole. I'll reserve judgement until the album is out.

cahernandez
04-04-2012, 11:43 AM
Pre-orders are up for the Valtari double LP:

http://shopusa.xlrecordings.com/valtari

That website has some more bits of information about the album.

richardp
04-04-2012, 08:41 PM
As pretentious of a description as they gave, I can totally hear that in my head, and I like it.

october_midnight
04-12-2012, 12:12 PM
august 8 2012
paramount (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2012/20120808-seattle-paramount/), seattle, wa
united states

Y U PLAY NEAR ME WHEN I ON HONEYMOOOOON???!!?1

Rdm
04-12-2012, 02:24 PM
Is that the only date so far?

henryeatscereal
04-13-2012, 05:51 PM
Just been notified today that Sigur Ros is touring North America this summer!

http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/

Rdm
04-14-2012, 03:57 AM
NEW ALBUM LEAKED.

About listen to this shit !!!!!!!

EDIT--

This is a return to form album-Daubalogn had me in tears, incredibly beautiful.

Amaro
04-14-2012, 04:51 AM
Thanks for the tit.

richardp
04-14-2012, 06:48 PM
First impressions, it sounds like the first four tracks from ( ) had a baby with the entire Von album. It sounds beautiful, despite that absolute horrendous quality of the leak. Can't believe it leaked this early.

Amaro
04-14-2012, 07:40 PM
I'm listening right now, into track 3...and the leak I have is not horrendous at all.

october_midnight
04-14-2012, 07:41 PM
It's pretty fuckin' good. Bummed that I'll be away for the Seattle show, but it's far from my list of priorities. Can't see why they won't eventually return here some day though. Until then!

richardp
04-15-2012, 04:14 AM
I'm listening right now, into track 3...and the leak I have is not horrendous at all.

Where'd you get yours from? I got it from a little demon. And the average bit rate is like 128. It sounds awful.

Amaro
04-15-2012, 01:15 PM
Where'd you get yours from? I got it from a little demon. And the average bit rate is like 128. It sounds awful.

I got mine on some blog after googling in the band and album name followed by "zip." I can't tell ya where exactly 'cause I got it and had to jet for a trip. At least I'm pretty sure it's not that low in quality (128). If it's the same as yours then we may have different definitions of what is horrendous.

In any case I am not impressed by the album. I also feel like they literally could've whipped it up in a month, if they had to.

I'll spin again, but I just may be over the band.

Edit: Yeah, I can't see myself buying this record, a first with Sigur Ros for me.

richardp
04-16-2012, 02:42 AM
I'm really enjoying the 3rd song quite a bit. It feels amazing to hear Jonsi using the bow again.

Piko
04-16-2012, 08:30 AM
Not sure how I'm feeling about this one.

Rdm
04-20-2012, 03:47 PM
Man I attempted to get tickets for the LA show and it was sold out instantly. Very similar to the NIN club shows.

Jinsai
04-20-2012, 03:52 PM
FUCK YOU TICKETFLY!

I entered in to buy 3 tickets, it said I had them, then after entering my credit card info, it said "processing, do not hit refresh or back on your browser." It hung there for 8 fucking minutes, at which point my priority hold on the tickets expired and I was sent back to their home page.

This is bullshit. If your servers can't handle the traffic hit from a large act, maybe you shouldn't be selling the tickets, you motherfuckers.

Rdm
04-20-2012, 04:08 PM
I hated when that happened to me james during the UC davis NIN show. Im upset about not getting tickets but never got them in my cart. I would be on a whole another level if that happened to me. I'm so so upset right now. Well i guess i can just buy scalped tickets............

imail724
04-20-2012, 05:08 PM
Tix went on sale at 12, I was on ticketmaster at 1205 and NY was sold out. Thank you scalpers!

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Jinsai
04-20-2012, 05:47 PM
woah, they just sent me an email confirming that I got the tickets! That was unexpected... I eat my words. Ticketfly, I'm sorry I maligned your good name.

october_midnight
04-20-2012, 05:50 PM
Scored a pair for Seattle's show. Won't be back until the night before the show so maaaay not end up going, but thought I'd better get them just in case. :/

jaimie
04-22-2012, 03:31 AM
woah, they just sent me an email confirming that I got the tickets! That was unexpected... I eat my words. Ticketfly, I'm sorry I maligned your good name.

Same exact thing happened to me, I had no idea I had gotten them til I checked the "recent orders"

october_midnight
04-30-2012, 03:59 PM
Preorders up for 'Valtari'. (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/valtari/preorder/)

Including shirt, art print.....and blanket?

richardp
04-30-2012, 07:06 PM
Yeah pretty undewhelmed with the pre-order packages. I was kind of hoping for another Deluxe Edition in the same style as Med Sud's deluxe book.

october_midnight
05-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Wow.

Kjartan will not be touring with the band for their entire Valtari tour run; is 'tired of touring'. (http://www.pitchfork.com/news/46576-sigur-ros-kjarten-sveinsson-to-sit-out-world-tour/)

richardp
05-19-2012, 02:59 AM
Wow.

Kjartan will not be touring with the band for their entire Valtari tour run; is 'tired of touring'. (http://www.pitchfork.com/news/46576-sigur-ros-kjarten-sveinsson-to-sit-out-world-tour/)

Thats a major bummer, but for some reason it doesn't surprise me all that much.

In other news, the chills that I got (and that you will too) while watching this video are astounding. Whoever made this shit, god fuckin' bless em.

richardp
05-29-2012, 12:53 AM
The two bonus tracks are out there now. Logn is fucking beautiful.

october_midnight
06-18-2012, 02:10 PM
So yeah, the new video for Fjogur Piano is interesting...Shia LaBeouf naked kinda interesting...

cahernandez
08-09-2012, 11:24 PM
Photos I took at the Seattle show last night (18 pictures): http://www.flickr.com/photos/38440152@N06/sets/72157630995684092/

Great show, gtis byrjun heavy. The public was quiet when the show needed to be quiet (ie. Vaka). I was actually really surprised at how well behaved was the audience. And then the crowd went wild in between songs, they were really into the show. So glad to hear Olsen Olsen. Sound is so rich right now, with 11 people onstage. Not a lot of new songs, only 3. A bit surprising, as this is a tour in support of the new record. All in all a great evening.

richardp
08-10-2012, 02:59 AM
Never underestimate a Sigur Ros crowd, dude. Both times I've seen them and the one time I saw Jonsi's solo show, you could hear a pin drop. Hell, even at Lollapalooza last weekend, everyone who saw them straight up forgot it was a festival and at 4 in the afternoon. I was way up front and everyone up there treated it as if it was a theater show and not a festival, and I had friends who were way in the back say it was just as quiet back there. I've never heard 50,000+ people be so respecting and quiet. It was amazing.

ImTheWiseJanitor
08-10-2012, 04:38 AM
I'll never forget seeing Jonsi's solo shows. I've never seen a crowd so tame and attentive and respectful to the performer in my entire life. Nobody even clapped until instruments were put down, but when they did applaud, it was one HELL of an applause.

littlemonkey613
08-10-2012, 06:03 AM
Got on the guest list to their show Sunday....wtf I'm in shock that I am seeing this band.

Jinsai
08-13-2012, 06:04 AM
Wow... the show tonight at the Hollywood Forever cemetery was incredibly epic. They set up guitar amps, littered alongside the gravestones on the entryway playing high pitched ambient music. One of the amps was playing back recited stories that sounded like people reminiscing about dead loved ones, along with what sounded like tragic stories about the experience of loss. Some of it sounded like it was read from an obituary clipping, or a speech someone had prepared for a funeral. It was hard to tell because, even though we lingered for a bit near that amp, it was often drowned out by the ambient hum of the other amps (and the opening band (whose name I don't recall)). It was unreal.

The band played a perfect, immaculate set. For at least half of the show I was lying down in the grass, staring at the stars, watching the stage from my peripheral.

One of the best shows ever, and by far the greatest thing I've seen happen in the cemetery, which was already my favorite "venue" in los angeles. I'm almost a little sad that I'm pretty sure I'll never see anything quite like that again.

richardp
08-14-2012, 09:07 PM
Holy shit. That sounds absolutely amazing/beautiful. I'm intrigued by this "venue". Are concerts performed there often or was this just a Sigur Ros special thing?

bobbie solo
08-15-2012, 02:54 AM
richardp, it's not a constant thing, but there def. have been concerts there regularly for a long time.

Jinsai
08-15-2012, 09:11 PM
Holy shit. That sounds absolutely amazing/beautiful. I'm intrigued by this "venue". Are concerts performed there often or was this just a Sigur Ros special thing?

Yeah, the Hollywood Forever cemetery is a really amazing place to see a concert. I go to the movie screenings there too. Fun stuff... you camp out, have a picnic, bring a bottle of wine, it's a pretty unique experience. I saw The Flaming Lips there, and it was fun.

Still, Sigur Ros owned it in a way, and I can't imagine someone topping what they did.

Here's a pic from part of the amp setup on the entryway...

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/488253_10152021089545564_1641797164_n.jpg

littlemonkey613
08-16-2012, 03:55 AM
Yeah the show was spectacular. I couldn't resist standing and being close to Jonsi though (hes so oddly attractive :3).

Definitely my favorite venue ever. Do they usually open with I Gaer? That was sick.

fillow
08-16-2012, 06:38 AM
Just bought 3 tickets to Sigur Ros + Kronos Quartet show in Krakow in September.

blackholesun
08-16-2012, 02:03 PM
Bummed they didn't do a normal San Francisco show.

october_midnight
11-12-2012, 01:21 PM
03-24 Washington, DC - Patriot Center
03-25 New York, NY - Madison Square Garden
03-26 Boston, MA - Agganis Arena
03-27 Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
03-29 Ottawa, Ontario - Scotia Bank Place
03-30 Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Theatre Bowl
04-01 Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre
04-02 Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
04-03 Minneapolis, MN - Roy Wilkins Auditorium
04-06 Denver, CO - 1st Bank
04-08 Dallas, TX - Verizon Theatre
04-09 Houston, TX - Bayou Music Center
04-10 Austin, TX - Cedar Park Center
04-12 Phoenix, AZ - Comerica
04-17 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic
05-14 Tokyo, Japan - Nippon Budokan
05-17 Osaka, Japan - Kobe World Memorial Hall

Still no Vancouver...but they'll get here eventually.

blackholesun
11-12-2012, 01:38 PM
Just came here to post the same thing. Really stoked they are finally doing a non-festival SF show. Also they are giving a new 3 song EP to ticket buyers.

Kid Charlemagne
11-12-2012, 02:09 PM
They're playing an arena here in Austin, never thought I'd see that, but I take it they have a new bigger production than from the last time I saw them?

richardp
11-12-2012, 03:44 PM
So bummed there is no Kansas City date. They've played here every tour since ( ).

imail724
11-12-2012, 03:53 PM
After the disappointment of the last NY show being sold out almost immediately, I'm definitely gonna be getting tix to that MSG show.

ImTheWiseJanitor
11-12-2012, 04:04 PM
So bummed there is no Kansas City date. They've played here every tour since ( ).

I was hoping for that, too. I might've actually been able to make it this year. Maybe something'll work out and I can see another show. If not now, hopefully in the near future.

bobbie solo
11-13-2012, 02:15 AM
seeing them in an arena sounds like my worst nightmare. no way. plus, they aren't big enough for arenas in certain parts of the county imo. im staying away.

Highly Psychological
11-13-2012, 10:42 AM
heard Svefn g Englar and the Nothing song the other day, forgot how beautiful and moving some of this groups stuff was.

Those tracks sound sort of like an Icelandic Radiohead and i hear a little bit of Shoegaze-iness in there too.
For some reason i always exptected this group to be a bit too challenging to get into, which is probably why never bothered listening to their LP's only full album ever heard by this group whole way through is Agaetis Bryrjun. Which i loved.

What album by theirs would people recommend as their best other than the one mentioned above, want to get into them more, i want to hear some of their more conventional guitar based recordings.

richardp
11-13-2012, 11:52 AM
seeing them in an arena sounds like my worst nightmare. no way. plus, they aren't big enough for arenas in certain parts of the county imo. im saying away.

You'd be surprised. I was fully expecting a fairly low attendance for their mid-day Lollapalooza set this year, and it ended up being bigger than Jack White's crowd, from what I'm told.

Point being, people love the shit out of Sigur Ros.

Rdm
11-13-2012, 08:03 PM
Does anyone know if there is a password for tomorrow's presales ? If so can someone hook it up for the San Fran show ?

october_midnight
11-13-2012, 08:06 PM
Presale password went out in the email they sent from the website for all NA dates: brennisteinn

imail724
11-14-2012, 10:06 AM
Seriously. FUCK scalpers!!!!!

blackholesun
11-14-2012, 01:02 PM
Seriously. FUCK scalpers!!!!!

Honestly. Just got on right at 10 and couldn't get a pre-sale ticket. Will try again as some people will have them in the cart but won't check out.

Rdm
11-14-2012, 01:40 PM
I got a ticket after 30 minutes after being sold out

blackholesun
11-14-2012, 01:48 PM
Just got one now.

Rdm
12-17-2012, 02:09 AM
Should I buy a frozen sea or just buy () and Agaetis Byrjun both remaster vinyls. I usually see both vinyls on eBay for around 50 dollars each and a frozen seas goes for around 300 dollars . Seems like an easy decision right ?

blackholesun
12-17-2012, 12:01 PM
The artwork included with In a Frozen Sea is pretty incredible. Plus, you'd be getting Takk... But yeah, you'd be paying an extra 150-200 for that.

october_midnight
01-24-2013, 04:25 PM
Sigur Ros preview aggressive new music on Reddit AMA, new album will come out in 2013, confirm Kjartan has left the band permanently.
(http://pitchfork.com/news/49290-sigur-ros-preview-new-aggressive-music-in-tour-video-kjartan-sveinsson-leaves-the-band-for-good/)
The second best part

http://imageshack.us/a/img255/3200/sr1q.jpg

The best part overall

http://imageshack.us/a/img688/3751/sr2j.jpg

blackholesun
01-24-2013, 06:13 PM
Fucking stoked.

onthewall2983
01-24-2013, 06:25 PM
Interesting that the new album will go in an "aggressive" direction. I actually thought Valtari was something of a dark record despite it's ambiance.

So, are they a trio now?

october_midnight
01-24-2013, 06:28 PM
They still utilize a lot of live musicians and probably will for the album as well....who knows. As for the new album clip in that video, I really dig it.

richardp
01-24-2013, 08:44 PM
The best thing to come out of that AMA is that they're working on getting Heima to Blu-Ray. FINALLY!!
That sample of the new song sounds incredible. So dark and, dare I say, industrial.

Rdm
02-12-2013, 04:01 PM
So Tim Hecker is opening for the US Shows ! Wow : )

thefragile_jake
02-12-2013, 06:08 PM
I hope we get another record this year AND they come to St. Louis again finally. I won't be able to make either the Chicago or Kansas City show sadly and I've been wanting to see Sigur Ros live finally.

I did see Jonsi in St. Louis and Chicago in 2010 when he was doing his "Go" solo tour, even took my Mom with me both times and she's really into his music now because of that incredible show. Without a doubt, one of the best live shows I've ever seen.

blackholesun
02-12-2013, 11:30 PM
So Tim Hecker is opening for the US Shows ! Wow : )

Sounds likes it's only on a handful of east coast dates :(

Oneohtrix Point Never is playing the SF date. That won't be a bad opener though. Why can't it be both of them and maybe they can do a collab set too from last years album?

richardp
02-12-2013, 11:49 PM
I'm actually pretty disappointed that Tim Hecker isn't doing the KC date. Is Oneohtrix any good live?

october_midnight
02-14-2013, 02:22 PM
Wow, looking very cool.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPKypmOXktI

october_midnight
02-25-2013, 10:35 AM
Vancouver - May 27 - Deer Lake Park

Oh hell yes.

ImTheWiseJanitor
03-20-2013, 01:09 PM
Since when are they coming to Kansas City at the Starlight on April 4th???? Fuck, there's no way I can get tickets before the show.

Hey, richardp , wanna snag a ticket for me and I can meet ya the day of the show? Ehh? ;D

richardp
03-21-2013, 12:30 AM
Since when are they coming to Kansas City at the Starlight on April 4th???? Fuck, there's no way I can get tickets before the show.

Hey, richardp , wanna snag a ticket for me and I can meet ya the day of the show? Ehh? ;D

Dude I can't believe you missed all the promos for this around here! I'm pretty sure this sold out like two or three months ago!

ImTheWiseJanitor
03-21-2013, 04:22 AM
Fuck! I haven't seen a single promo until earlier today, just some random ad on Facebook saying "Want a chance to win tickets to Sigur Ros at the Starlight?" HELL YES I DO.

Are you sure they sold out? I went through part of the ticket ordering process to see what seats were still available, and the closest I got was orchestra row E. If there's aaanything left by payday, I'm buying it up. I don't care if they're lawn seats. The Starlight's a decent-sized place.

Did you get tickets?? If so, have an awesome time.

richardp
03-21-2013, 11:58 AM
Fuck! I haven't seen a single promo until earlier today, just some random ad on Facebook saying "Want a chance to win tickets to Sigur Ros at the Starlight?" HELL YES I DO.

Are you sure they sold out? I went through part of the ticket ordering process to see what seats were still available, and the closest I got was orchestra row E. If there's aaanything left by payday, I'm buying it up. I don't care if they're lawn seats. The Starlight's a decent-sized place.

Did you get tickets?? If so, have an awesome time.

Oh cool, they may have opened up more seats. Hopefully you can get a ticket on the day of the show! It's going to be great!

And on that note, the new EP is being sent out tomorrow. Ridiculously excited to hear these new tracks!

ManOfAtom
03-22-2013, 09:17 AM
album - http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/kveikur/
ep - http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/brennisteinn/

new song/video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc6zXSdYXm8

there's a load of new tour dates on the site too.

thefragile_jake
03-22-2013, 12:58 PM
Incredibly epic and beautiful video/song. I'm so jealous of you guys that get to see them this year!

richardp
03-22-2013, 04:43 PM
When are they sending out the 3 song EP!? I'm avoiding watching the video because I want to hear the song with the other 2 tracks.

Oh and I love love love the new album cover. I think the fact that it looks nothing like Sigur Ros' typical artwork indicated that this really is a whole new era of the band. Unbelievably excited about it.

Kid Charlemagne
03-22-2013, 04:45 PM
When are they sending out the 3 song EP!? I'm avoiding watching the video because I want to hear the song with the other 2 tracks.

Oh and I love love love the new album cover. I think the fact that it looks nothing like Sigur Ros' typical artwork indicated that this really is a whole new era of the band. Unbelievably excited about it.
I got the new EP today, I'll hook you up with a link if you want.

richardp
03-22-2013, 04:50 PM
I got the new EP today, I'll hook you up with a link if you want.

Shit, that'd be great. I'll pm you my email. I wonder why I never got the EP, I bought my tickets through Sigur Ros' website.

october_midnight
03-22-2013, 05:20 PM
Yeah that's weird, mine was waiting for me when I woke up.

richardp
03-22-2013, 11:57 PM
On Sigur Ros' tour page, it seems the Kansas City date is the only show not to receive the 3 song EP, for some reason. It's the only date without an asterisk next to it. I wonder why KC didn't get the EP?

october_midnight
03-23-2013, 12:47 PM
Video of Sigur Ros playing 'Kveikur' on Fallon last night. (http://pitchfork.com/news/50064-watch-sigur-ros-debut-new-song-on-fallon/)

Amaro
03-23-2013, 12:59 PM
^ Sweeeet.

richardp
03-23-2013, 05:53 PM
God this album is going to be fantastic. It's strange yet exciting to see Sigur Ros somewhat... modernizing...(?) themselves now that Kjartan left.

Dr.Z
03-23-2013, 08:49 PM
these two songs sound really really good! was a bit let down by valtari, sure a nice album, but I missed the catchy moments of the other albums.

strangely, the new songs remind me most of hn jr off the "von" album which was also done without kjartan. btw, hn jr is featured in a recent trailer for game of thrones:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUkqmpKsbls

thevoid99
03-23-2013, 09:57 PM
The new Sigur Ros is great. I hope it's a major improvement over the last album, didn't do much for me at all.

frankie teardrop
03-26-2013, 12:47 PM
the show last night in NYC was superb. i haven't listened to the band since 2003 or so, but it was great to finally see them live. lots of new and old material, and the new songs were some of the best of the night.

[Shep]
04-25-2013, 07:29 PM
The new album is really shaping up well...
http://youtu.be/dF6E47Pn6mY

Endlessly
04-25-2013, 09:04 PM
I'm a little disappointed that they canceled plans for a limited edition release -- I'd been holding out on the preorder for that. Oh well.

I caught them live for the first time in Chicago earlier this month, and I was absolutely blown away. The new songs were killer, Kveikur itself in particular. So glad I was able to make it this time.

richardp
04-26-2013, 09:41 PM
This song is so good. Kveikur has so much potential to be my favorite album of the year.

Oh and they said they canceled the deluxe edition in favor of an expanded vinyl edition with a bonus 10". But I'm guessing that 10" will just be the two instrumental tracks from the Brennisteinn EP, and it'll probably play from the inside out.

blackholesun
04-26-2013, 09:46 PM
I'm so bummed I had to miss them when they were here last week. Just couldn't scrounge up the money. I'm really excited for this new album though. Their last 2 didn't really do much for me (I enjoyed the Riceboy Sleeps and Jonsi solo stuff though). These new songs are great.

richardp
04-27-2013, 12:52 AM
Don't worry, if they did this big of a tour BEFORE the album came out, I really think they'll come back around early next year for another round of dates after the album has come out.

thefragile_jake
04-27-2013, 09:24 AM
Don't worry, if they did this big of a tour BEFORE the album came out, I really think they'll come back around early next year for another round of dates after the album has come out.

That's what I was hoping for! Fingers crossed!

october_midnight
05-03-2013, 11:43 AM
Sigur Ros to contribute music to, and appear on May 19 episode of The Simpsons. (http://pitchfork.com/news/50591-sigur-ros-to-appear-on-contribute-music-to-the-simpsons/)

richardp
05-03-2013, 11:54 AM
That is unbelievably cool. Can't wait to hear Jonsi bowing the theme song.

october_midnight
05-04-2013, 05:00 PM
https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/261919_10151627282794124_1115524779_n.jpg

october_midnight
05-17-2013, 03:58 PM
http://cdn4.pitchfork.com/news/50783/20f92343.jpg

Can't wait!

richardp
05-18-2013, 01:29 AM
I kiiiiinda want that poster on my wall.

Jinsai
05-18-2013, 02:39 AM
I kiiiiinda want that poster on my wall.

Here it is in printable poster-size higher quality (http://xlrecordings.tumblr.com/image/50644961636)

Homesick Alien
05-26-2013, 08:17 PM
I saw Sigur Ros a month ago in Phoenix, and all I can say is WOW! Their live performance was a fusion of crisp vocals, unbelievable instrumentals, and a hypnotizing light show that captured my mind and especially my heart. Similar to How to Destroy Angels, they too played behind a translucent screen which projected abstract images. The whole crowd stood silent, gazing in awe until the music built up and the screen finally flitted down, revealing the musicians. When that happened, man, the whole audience just snapped out of a daze and went crazy! It was a transcendental symbiosis that I will never forget.

october_midnight
05-27-2013, 03:37 PM
Tonight! Seems like forever since first seeing them live...not to mention getting blitzed with them downtown and carrying Jonsi back to their bus lol.

october_midnight
05-27-2013, 05:30 PM
LOL going through all my old concert photos. Minutes before heading to drink on Granville St. haha...

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/6421/92211704.jpg

I look like I'm 12.

october_midnight
05-28-2013, 12:06 PM
The show last night was fantastic of course. Loved the new tracks they played, and the screen/lightbulb set up was pretty crazy. They must've stretched the crescendo of Popplagio at the end until at least 15 min in total....soooo good.

cahernandez
05-28-2013, 03:51 PM
The show last night was fantastic of course. Loved the new tracks they played, and the screen/lightbulb set up was pretty crazy. They must've stretched the crescendo of Popplagio at the end until at least 15 min in total....soooo good.

I was at the show and you're right. I was headbanging as if my life depended on it during Popplagio. I've seen them three times now, every time closing with Popplagio and this was the best rendition out of the three. I thought the show was a bit too short but not a big deal. I wish they would had played more of Med Sud and Valtari (or different songs, "Festival" is not particularly my favorite on that album). Excellent sound...crystal clear.

richardp
06-08-2013, 05:20 PM
How has Kveikur STILL not leaked?!?!

october_midnight
06-09-2013, 11:23 AM
How has Kveikur STILL not leaked?!?!

Man, no joke. They released the track itself a few days ago and I was like 'This is it, within 24 hours.' No dice.

thefragile_jake
06-09-2013, 11:28 AM
I believe we have leakage....I heard it's out there now. We will see...

EDIT: Yep! It's online!

Piko
06-09-2013, 12:39 PM
Starting to think there's a sunday pattern when it comes to leaks. Gonna check into it later when I have more attention to give. Really enjoyed Isjaki and look forward to hearing more

thefragile_jake
06-09-2013, 01:22 PM
On my first listen, it's obviously a much more bouncey and lively record than Valtari was last year but as far as people comparing it to their best since Takk...I'd have to disagree with that. Maybe it's just not catching me at the moment but I don't even think it's as good of a full listen as Me Su Eyrum Vi Spilum Endalaust...which people seem to not care for that record and I've always loved that one.

I'll need to revisit it again perhaps. It's good but I wouldn't call it great or anything.

richardp
06-09-2013, 06:10 PM
So glad I bitched about it not leaking yesterday, forcing the universe to actually leak it.

I just finished my first listen and I already immediately love it. I would definitely say that it's probably their best since Takk.. Med Sud just felt like a lazy halfassed attempt. It felt like a boring version of Jonsi's solo album (which I absolutely loved). I get they were trying to change their sound, but I think Kveikur's change is the sound they needed to switch to all along. It's absolutely insane hearing, dare I say, dance beats on this album. It's by far the most modern sounding album that Sigur Ros has ever made.

october_midnight
06-09-2013, 06:45 PM
^^^ This 100%.

littlemonkey613
06-09-2013, 10:45 PM
can i get a PM?:rolleyes:

Demogorgon
06-09-2013, 11:50 PM
it leaked two days ago to a couple of sites I frequent. must have been a slow burn round the old information superhighway.

blackholesun
06-10-2013, 03:14 AM
As far as I know, tonight was the first it's leaked. Either way, it's a great record. I liked the last 2 albums well enough, but they didn't capture the magic that I felt Takk and all the albums before had. This kinda has it, but it will take time to tell. Great album either way.

poro765
06-10-2013, 05:41 AM
The new album is much much better than valtari. I still can't dig valtari, I think that one was too loose.
But kveikur's gonna be my another favorite Sigur ros album since gtis byrjun. Great work!

littlemonkey613
06-10-2013, 06:00 AM
2013 man....

ManOfAtom
06-10-2013, 06:49 AM
(if you've got iTunes match, it'll match all the files from the leak...)

october_midnight
06-10-2013, 11:15 AM
New east coast tour dates announced for the fall! (http://www.sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/)

thefragile_jake
06-10-2013, 11:26 AM
What a bummer, they're playing St. Louis the same day as Nine Inch Nails....

richardp
06-10-2013, 05:00 PM
What a bummer, they're playing St. Louis the same day as Nine Inch Nails....

Yeah I'm having a major crisis over this. Was planing on road tripping from KC to see NIN with a bunch of friends, but fuck... Sigur Ros in a smaller theater. I legitimately don't know which show to choose.

Santos L Halper
06-10-2013, 05:09 PM
^^^^Good to know I'm not the only one thinking about which show to attend.

Endlessly
06-10-2013, 08:30 PM
Re: the Kveikur leak, to borrow a comment from the Came Back Haunted thread:

All I can seem to find is the dance remix. Where the original version of the song?

No, really, I'm super into this album. Hrafntinna is especially gorgeous! I was a little afraid that the title track would be a disappointment after hearing it in the live setting first (it sounded so massive, and I felt the TV appearances really didn't do it justice), but it turns out I shouldn't have worried.

Also, I am all over that Auditorium Theatre date! I'm wondering if it's worth it to go out to IN as well, but none of my friends would be interested in going with, so probably not...

thevoid99
06-10-2013, 10:12 PM
I heard the album today. Definitely way better than the last album which didn't do anything for me. It's got a bit more aggression while also being out there.

Canuckle
06-11-2013, 03:51 PM
Album now streaming on Amazon

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/?docId=1001227931

Also... after announcing there will be no deluxe version of the album release, they drop a limited edition "10 in their 'expanded edition' of Kveikur.

http://sigur-ros-store.com/kveikur/sig050018-sigur-ros-kveikur-enhanced-lp/

BrewHa
06-13-2013, 02:01 PM
The new LP might be some of their best work in my opinion. After Valtari, I wasn't going in with any expectations this time. Sigur Ros has blown me away once again.

richardp
06-13-2013, 02:08 PM
In a sense, I'm starting to view Valtari and Kveikur as companion pieces. On one hand, Valtari is the quiet ambient leaning disc, and the other being Kveikur's fast paced intensity. I listened to both of them back to back and, maybe it's because I actually loved Valtari, but they seemed to compliment each other pretty well.

littlemonkey613
06-13-2013, 03:29 PM
^ I totally agree with you and I adore Valtari.

october_midnight
06-13-2013, 03:42 PM
In a sense, I'm starting to view Valtari and Kveikur as companion pieces. On one hand, Valtari is the quiet ambient leaning disc, and the other being Kveikur's fast paced intensity. I listened to both of them back to back and, maybe it's because I actually loved Valtari, but they seemed to compliment each other pretty well.

Someone needs to work on a combined tracklisting!

onthewall2983
06-18-2013, 03:06 AM
I'm going to wait until Hesitation Marks comes out to listen to this. I think they'll make an interesting back-to-back playing experience.

Madmya
06-23-2013, 03:47 AM
Kveikur... this is a pretty special album. I love it.

fillow
07-15-2013, 11:23 AM
Got tickets to 25 November Dusseldorf show.
Now off to finally listen to Kveikur for the 1st time.

Endlessly
11-21-2013, 11:21 PM
The band pulled out gtis byrjun in the encore last night, for their manager's birthday: http://heimas.tumblr.com/post/67710677869/sigur-ros-play-agaetis-byrjun-at-wembley-arena (See also http://instagram.com/p/g9BaEoj-0T for the full setlist.)

vv Whoops, sorry, you're right - I got confused, seeing a bunch of people talking about the 20th and the 21st at the same time. The setlist is from the 20th; audio is from the 21st.

ManOfAtom
11-22-2013, 08:30 AM
The band pulled out gtis byrjun in the encore last night, for their manager's birthday: http://heimas.tumblr.com/post/67710677869/sigur-ros-play-agaetis-byrjun-at-wembley-arena (See also http://instagram.com/p/g9BaEoj-0T for the full setlist.)

that link is slightly wrong, Jonsi did it on acoustic guitar (and georg was on acoustic bass) . and the piano player did have a light, though less than the three.
they also did svefn-g-englar in the encore.

the gig was maybe the best i've seen them? Jonsis voice wasn't always it's best, but it didn't stop it being amazing.

they did AB in Brighton the night before as well, though I don't know if it was acoustic.

october_midnight
11-27-2013, 02:53 PM
Ltd. Edition of 1000 signed Kveikur vinyl sets. (http://sigur-ros-store.com/kveikur/sig050021-sigur-ros-kveikur-limited-edition-box-set/)

richardp
11-28-2013, 03:00 AM
Pretty nice set. If I had extra cash lying around, I'd probably pick it up.

october_midnight
01-04-2015, 11:20 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGK8O88nh5Q&feature=youtu.be

onthewall2983
06-13-2015, 03:41 PM
https://vimeo.com/4608579

october_midnight
11-24-2015, 10:45 AM
“every time you go on tour you want it to be different…and every time it is, usually because you have a new album you want to play people. and that can be fun, because you have to work out how to recreate all the complicated stuff you did in the studio for the stage. but there was a time when things were the other way round, when we worked stuff out on the road, and trying to capture lightning in a bottle was a problem for the studio later on. this time, in addition to playing songs you know, we wanted to remember the seat-of-your-pants feeling experienced in the wake of, gtis byrjun, when for two years we formed and re-formed the songs that would go on to be the ( ) album, live in front of people, night after night. with this in mind, we are pleased to announce that we are playing festivals next summer in the spirit of adventure. all we can say right now is it’s going to be different, with new unreleased songs, a new show and maybe some other *new* things. beyond that, we can only ask you to trust us on this one.”
Sigur Rs 2016 Tour Dates:
06/16 – Bergen, NO @ Bergenfest
06/18 – Aarhus, DK @ NorthSide Festival
07/03 – St. Petersburg, RU @ Stereleto Festival
07/08 – Trencin, SK @ Pohoda Festival
07/12 – Linz, AT @ Ahoi the Full Hit of Summer
07/16 – Dour, BE @ Dour Festival
07/17 – London, UK @ Citadel Festival
08/10-13 – Luhmhlen, DE @ A Summer’s Tale
08/18 – Trondheim, NO @ Pstereo Festival
08/20 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands Festival

cahernandez
01-02-2016, 09:49 AM
I'm listening to Valtari right now, I didn't use to care for this record that much, one of my least favorite actually, BUT with my new Yamaha system (two speakers and a woofer) at full volume, on a rainy and cold day, it is AMAZING. The pounding bass of the woofer makes all the difference, it's like a discovered a new album. Give another chance to Valtari if you dismissed it like me.

onthewall2983
01-02-2016, 09:07 PM
Whatever happened to that gtis byrjun special edition?

richardp
01-03-2016, 02:38 AM
Whatever happened to that gtis byrjun special edition?

Probably sitting on a shelf somewhere with the 1̶0̶t̶h̶ 15th Anniversary The Fragile special edition.

october_midnight
04-04-2016, 12:07 PM
http://sigur-ros.co.uk/assets/images/headers/2016_tour_header.jpg

Sigur Ros - North American Tour

sigur rs have announced an upcoming north american tour this fall. for the first time in their career the band will be touring without a support act, instead offering the audience two sets (+ intermission) starting from 8:30pm sharp at each show.
the month long run is comprised primarily of theater shows, marking the band’s most intimate tour in a decade. in keeping with the scale of the venues, the group will be performing without the string and brass sections that have been characteristic of recent performances, opting instead to focus on the core unit of the band itself. the shows will give the group a chance to road test new music, the first time since the tour leading up to the acclaimed ( ) album in 2002 that the band has performed new material ahead of album recording sessions. alongside this experimentation played out in public, the band is also planning on attempting new interpretations of old songs that haven’t been played in a very long time.
though the scale of the venues and band will be reduced, the live production will be characteristically stunning, designed again by the team behind their previous knights of illumination award-winning tour


fan presale & sigur rs “besta” package
beginning tuesday there are two ways to purchase tickets for our mailing list subscribers. the first is an exclusive opportunity at regular price. and secondly we are also offering an exclusive limited amount “besta” package which will allow you to purchase one of the best seats in the house along with a special edition diary signed by the band. simply click on the link beside the show in your city, use the password provided to those in the mailing list, and choose either option. (if you missed the password email from us, please keep an eye on our twitter channel (https://twitter.com/sigurros))the “besta” package guarantees one of the very best reserved seats in the house* plus, something unique to this tour: an exclusive, limited edition sigur rs notebook/sketch pad, each of which will be autographed by jonsi, orri and georg. (* more info (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/presale/#))

sep 19 2016
queen elizabeth theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160919-vancouver/)
vancouver, bc, canada

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 20 2016
paramount theater (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160920-seattle/)
seattle, wa, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 21 2016
keller auditorium (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160921-portland/)
portland, or, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 23 2016
copley hall (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160923-san-diego/)
san diego, ca, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 24 2016
hollywood bowl (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160924-hollywood-bowl/)
los angeles, ca, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 26 2016
kingsbury hall (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160926-slc/)
salt lake city, ut, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 27 2016
paramount theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160927-denver/)
denver, co, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 29 2016
orpheum theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160929-minneapolis/)
minneapolis, mn, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






sep 30 2016
chicago theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20160930-chicago/)
chicago, il, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 01 2016
fox theater (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161001-detroit/)
detroit, mi, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 03 2016
massey hall (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161003-toronto/)
toronto, on, canada

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 05 2016
radio city music hall (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161005-nyc/)
new york, ny, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 06 2016
kings theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161006-brooklyn/)
brooklyn, ny, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 08 2016
academy of music (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161008-philadelphia/)
philadelphia, pa, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 10 2016
thomas wolfe auditorium (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161010-asheville/)
asheville, nc, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 12 2016
midland theatre (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20161012-kansas-city/)
kansas city, mo, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et






oct 14 2016
orpheum theater (http://sigur-ros.co.uk/tour/2016/20162024-phoenix/)
phoenix, az, united states

fan presale apr 5th
9am pt / 12 et

october_midnight
04-04-2016, 01:23 PM
Just got the presale password for all dates. Hoping 2x of the VIP seats isn't too costly. This plus Explosions in the Sky announcing a date here in the same morning has got me trippin' lol.

SaintNoir
04-04-2016, 05:22 PM
Really looking forward to this tour. Closest one is a smaller venue and I have yet to see these guys. Plus no opener. Two sets. Sounds great.

october_midnight
04-05-2016, 12:13 PM
Pair of front row on the floor! Took the Besta seats which ended up being $149 cdn each, so hopefully I can ebay one of the two signed books we get to recoup some of that lol. Apparently even with the presale if you chose normal seats it was gone in a second due to bots/scalpers. Ugh.

SaintNoir
04-05-2016, 01:32 PM
Pair of front row on the floor! Took the Besta seats which ended up being $149 cdn each, so hopefully I can ebay one of the two signed books we get to recoup some of that lol. Apparently even with the presale if you chose normal seats it was gone in a second due to bots/scalpers. Ugh.


Nice. I went regular, but managed to snag a pair at a great, nearby venue. Only 5 - 6 rows back. Super stoked.

october_midnight
05-30-2016, 09:31 PM
Rehearsal is over, setlist was 12 songs, with a new song starting it off. Pics of the stage/video set up look insaaaaaaaane. The videos I've seen with the outer space motif are rad. Can't wait for the show!!

Your Name Here
05-30-2016, 09:37 PM
.....................

onthewall2983
05-30-2016, 10:23 PM
So is it just the three of them, or do they have a keyboardist on stage?

richardp
05-31-2016, 01:22 AM
Pretty sure it's literally just the three of the them. From the looks of their Instagram posts today, their new stage design looks like a mashup of the With Teeth Amphitheater tour and the HTDA tour.

onthewall2983
05-31-2016, 01:47 AM
I wonder then if they have a guy offstage playing those parts or are using tapes.

imail724
05-31-2016, 09:55 AM
You know I have just started getting into them, I have Inni and I definitely like it. If any of you more experienced fans of their catalog could suggest albums to get that would be great. Yes, I know I'm late to the party.
Honestly, they're all good. But if I had to pick one I'd start with gtis byrjun

Rdm
05-31-2016, 02:50 PM
Honestly, they're all good. But if I had to pick one I'd start with gtis byrjun
Or takk or ()

Piko
06-01-2016, 03:50 PM
I started with Agaetis Byrjun. Haven't looked back since.

thevoid99
06-01-2016, 04:17 PM
I started with Agaetis Byrjun. Haven't looked back since.

Same here. That is my favorite album of theirs so far.

october_midnight
06-01-2016, 04:29 PM
Preview shot of the new stage...

http://sigurros.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/redditch_01-1024x659.jpg

bobbie solo
06-13-2016, 03:26 AM
saw them at Primavera Sound in Barcelona last Sunday. First time seeing them since Bonnaroo 2008. They were excellent and the crowd was SO well-behaved on the quiet parts, which I was impressed with considering it was midnight and everyone had been drinking all day. It is just the 3 of them on stage, Jonsi's voice is showing no signs of aging (dude's 41 now), and oooooh man does their stage show resemble NIN at times (although I feel like who doesn't at this point). They ended with an epic rendition of Popplagi. here's my ok quality clips of Festival & Popplagi:


https://www.instagram.com/p/BGSCN7nxy-c/


https://www.instagram.com/p/BGSIgwUxy1A/

BRoswell
06-21-2016, 08:11 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4rf-C_smLs

richardp
06-22-2016, 12:55 AM
New song is really cool. That weird electronic breakdown in the middle of it that starts fucking with the tempo and pitch just comes out of nowhere but it's so goddamn cool.

blackholesun
06-22-2016, 01:05 AM
I love the new track. Caught part of the Route 1 thing yesterday. I could watch Icelandic footage all day.

So excited to see them in LA in September.

onthewall2983
07-07-2016, 11:08 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vBIvIDbERo

fillow
07-07-2016, 12:57 PM
Saw them at Opener fest last week. Brilliant performance as expected, but I was slightly annoyed when they omitted the slow guitar intro in Poppladid and went straight into percussion part

Rdm
10-22-2016, 04:56 AM
Saw them on treasure island in San Francisco a couple days ago and it was very good. The mood was super chill, there was wind and rain, which really enhanced the experience. I believe I heard 2 of their newer songs and they sound more like the older stuff, which was surprising. In the beginning they stood in a small circle and were looking at each other while playing. The stage was visually stunning, it was set up to look like the lights we 3D. The show was an emotional experience, and at times gave me goosebumps.

october_midnight
12-12-2016, 06:30 PM
Sigur Rs 2017 Tour dates:
04/07 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
04/08 – Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre
04/11 – Irvine, CA @ Bren Events Center
04/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ Walt Disney Concert Hall *
04/14 – Los Angeles, CA @ Walt Disney Concert Hall *
04/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Walt Disney Concert Hall *
05/20 – Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival (http://consequenceofsound.net/festival/hangout-music-festival-2017/)
05/21 – New Orleans, LA @ Saenger Theatre
05/23 – Atlanta, GA @ The Fox Theatre
05/25 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
05/28 – Toronto, ON @ TD Echo Beach
05/30 – Montreal, QC @ Place des Arts
06/02 – Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple Theatre
06/03 – Chicago, IL @ Auditorium Theatre
06/04 – Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre
06/05 – St Louis, MO @ Peabody Opera House
06/07 – Dallas, TX @ Bomb Factory
06/09 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater
06/10 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at The Moody Theater
06/12 – Nashville, TN @ Andrew Jackson Hall
06/13 – Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace Theatre
06/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
06/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Mann Center for the Performing Arts
06/17 – Queens, NY @ Forest Hills Stadium


* = w/ Los Angeles Philharmonic

TheyCallMeDrug
12-12-2016, 09:40 PM
id be all about that forest hills show if it werent for the chance of thunderstorms round then.

paul simon played there in late june and it was a complete wash out. last minute tix will be the play here me thinks.

neorev
05-01-2017, 03:40 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oetn6etktGk

Holy shit!
This is a fucking stellar l, hair raising performance from Sigur Rs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic! Just gorgeous.

october_midnight
11-22-2017, 10:15 AM
New Jonsi solo electronic album announced, along with ltd. edition SR vinyl and other vinyl releases... (httrps://consequenceofsound.net/2017/11/sigur-ros-announce-limited-edition-vinyl-releases-share-unreleased-jonsi-song-stream/)

BRoswell
12-30-2017, 03:02 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z88n-6-diBk

october_midnight
01-10-2018, 01:48 PM
Two new Sigur Ros songs done for Black Mirror! (https://pitchfork.com/news/listen-to-2-new-sigur-ros-songs-for-black-mirror/?mbid=social_twitter)

BRoswell
03-06-2018, 01:16 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTb_cCVr5k4

october_midnight
03-16-2018, 11:31 AM
Sigur Ros apparently under investigation for tax evasion. (https://pitchfork.com/news/sigur-ros-under-investigation-for-tax-evasion-report/?mbid=social_twitter)

edit: They've also apparently already been cleared haha...that was fast.

BRoswell
03-16-2018, 02:15 PM
Sigur Ros apparently under investigation for tax evasion. (https://pitchfork.com/news/sigur-ros-under-investigation-for-tax-evasion-report/?mbid=social_twitter)

edit: They've also apparently already been cleared haha...that was fast.

Can I just say that "The Reykjavik Grapevine" is the greatest name ever for a newspaper?

BRoswell
05-08-2018, 12:26 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4467vyDo4A

october_midnight
03-28-2019, 10:55 AM
https://twitter.com/sigurros/status/1111277562054017024

Couldn't help myself, had to cop the 7LP deluxe edition.

ltrandazzo
03-28-2019, 11:43 AM
https://twitter.com/sigurros/status/1111277562054017024

Couldn't help myself, had to cop the 7LP deluxe edition.

Same. This is one of my favorite all-time albums so it was a no-brainer.

Reznor2112
03-28-2019, 01:55 PM
SOOOOO stoked for this. Amazing record and the presentation of the box set looks amazing.

bobbie solo
03-31-2019, 03:46 AM
Hope they come out of this unscathed. This is now the second incident regarding their taxes. I hope they are telling the truth when they plead ignorance:

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2019/03/sigur-ros-charged-with-tax-evasion.html

october_midnight
04-01-2019, 02:53 PM
Jnsi & Alex Somers: Riceboy Sleeps Tour Dates:
06/11 – Sydney, AU @ Sydney Opera House (Vivid LIVE (https://consequenceofsound.net/festival/vivid-live-2019/))
07/06 – Paris, FR @ Philharmonie de Paris
07/08 – London, UK @ Barbican Hall
07/11 – Edinburgh, UK @ Usher Hall
07/12 – Gateshead, UK @ Sage Gateshead
07/14 – Manchester, UK @ Manchester Opera House
10/11 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre
10/14 – San Francisco, CA @ Golden Gate Theatre
10/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/18 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
10/21 – Chicago, IL @ Copernicus Center
10/23 – Montreal, QC @ Thtre Maisonneuve
10/25 – Toronto, ON @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
10/28 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre
10/30 – Boston, MA @ The Wilbur
10/31 – Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre

october_midnight
10-11-2019, 01:40 PM
Jonsi and Alex surprise release new 6 track album 'Lost and Found'. (https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/10/stream-jonsi-alex-somers-lost-found-album)