Tag Archive: Sigur Ros

Gargle & Bosques De Mi Mente – Absence (album) (Fluttery Records)

‘Absence’ is the name of the debut album from the collaboration between Bosquesde mi Mente, a Spanish contemporary classical composer that has been creating minimalist piano pieces for several years, and Gargle, a… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Kveikur (album) (XL Recordings)

On opening track and first single “Brennisteinn (read our review) Sigur Rós don’t so much as start but explode into action on their seventh studio album. “Brennisteinn” is a sonically intense number –… Continue reading

Houses – A Quiet Darkness (album) (Downtown Records)

It was with equal parts excitement and dread that we queued up ‘A Quiet Darkness’, the forthcoming album from electronica duo, Houses. Why dread? In early March we reviewed the first single, “Beginnings” (read… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Ísjaki (single) (XL Recordings)

Rejoice! The second track from Sigur Rós upcoming seventh studio album, ‘Kveikur’ (album art above), has been unveiled and it’s absolutely gorgeous and majestic. “Ísjaki” is without the bombast of the first single,“Brennisteinn… Continue reading

Sigur Rós – Brennisteinn (single) (XL Recordings)

It’s like the world is going to end on 31 December, 2013 and every great band or artist is squeezing out one more release before our impending doom. Already this year we’ve seen… Continue reading

Among Brothers – I Am Certain / I Do Not Believe (Too Pure)

‘I Am Certain / I Do Not Believe’ is the new double A-side single from Cardiff-based five-piece, Among Brothers. On their previous recordings (the single “Keep” released in July 2012, single “Loved” released… Continue reading

Halls – Ark (album) (No Pain In Pop)

What it says on the tin and what it actually is can often be quite different things. However, in the case of Halls debut album, ‘Ark’, the product description on the website of… Continue reading

Spurv – Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær (EP) (Fysisk Format/Diger Distribution)

“Blader som faller til jorden og blir til nye trær” is the debut 4-song EP from the Norwegian six-piece, instrumental outfit, Spurv, whose line-up consists of three guitarists, a bass player, a violinist… Continue reading

Sigur Ros – Valtari (album) (XL Recordings)

It has been four long years since the last Sigur Ros studio album and as discussed in the interviews leading up to the release of ‘Valtari’, this was a difficult album for the… Continue reading