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Live Review: Sigur Rós at Paramount Theatre 9/20/2016

The last time they were at the Paramount Theatre, Sigur Rós were touring behind their just-released sixth album Valtari, their final LP with founding member Kjartan Sveinsson, who declined to tour with them that year and would fully quit the band not long after. That album remains the most mellow in their catalog, but itsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 19th: Warpaint, Facial, Goldensuns at The Showbox (more info) Garbage, Cigarettes After Sex at the Paramount Theatre (more info) Mrs. Magician, VHS, Texas Medicine at the Vera Project (more info)

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Wednesday Music News

Hot on the heels of their 24-hour sigurrosrouteone feed, Sigur Rós share a video for the song “Óveður.” Directed by Swedish-based auteur Jonas Åkerlund, the clip features work from Icelandic choreographer Erna Ómarsdóttir against the beautiful landscape of Grindavík, a town on the Reykjanes peninsula. Keep an eye out for a cameo from the boys,Read more…

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Monday Music News

In the classiest move ever, Brooklyn-based queer punk band PWR BTTM played a show in Orlando this past weekend, a mere week after the tragic shootings at gay club Pulse. Proceeds were donated to the GoFundMe Pulse Tragedy Community Fund. And Liv Bruce performed a beautiful solo version of the classic “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”Read more…

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Monday Music News

All over the world this weekend, KEXP’s favorite bands were trying out new material. As a warm-up, Icelandic kings Sigur Rós sneakily tried out a new song at an intimate show in the UK. On Saturday evening, they unleashed the well-rehearsed track, titled “Óveður”, at Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain. Watch fan-shot footage from theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Mark your calendars: Icelandic icons Sigur Rós just announced dates for their North American tour, including a Tuesday, September 20th stop at the Paramount Theatre. A press release declares there will be no opening acts, nor additional musicians. “The shows will give the group a chance to road test new music, the first time sinceRead more…

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Songs in the Key of D’oh: The Simpsons Video Roundup

Have a toast with a Duff Beer — today’s the birthday of Matt Groening, cartoonist and creator of beloved television series The Simpsons. Now in its 27th season, the show has established itself as the longest-running American sitcom of all time. (Take that, Gunsmoke!) Throughout their 587 episodes, the show has consistently had some ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

This Sunday, you can catch Cat Power on an episode of China, IL – a show about The University of China in Illinois – on Cartoon Network. The singer-songwriter plays a downtrodden gorilla that’s about to be killed and used for fuel. Seriously. In the clip below, Powers sings a heartbreaking ballad about the gorilla’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Icelandic icons Sigur Rós have announced they’ll be reissuing their 1999 sophomore release Ágætis byrjun this summer as a deluxe limited edition box set. The band state via their website, “the deluxe boxset edition will feature previously unheard studio recordings and rare live versions from this pivotal period in the band’s development, as well asRead more…

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Monday Music News

You know you’re anxious to hear new music from The Shins when you’re straining to catch snippets of a song in a Zach Braff film trailer, but that’s exactly what we’re doing today. A title and release date for the song hasn’t been shared yet, but the film is titled Wish I Was Here, andRead more…

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