Tag Archives: Sigur Ros

Tuesday Music News

This morning, KEXP premiered the first single, from the forthcoming solo release by Death Cab for Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard. Former Lives will be available via Barsuk on October 16th, but you can pre-order it now and listen to “Teardrop Windows” streaming below or on MP3. Long-running music program Austin City Limits will begin itsRead more...

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Live Review: Sigur Rós with Julia Holter @ Paramount Theatre 8/8

There isn’t really a great way to describe Sigur Rós‘ live shows in writing. It’s something that has to experienced in person, not vicariously. Jónsi and co.’s performances could be called “majestic”, “sweeping”, or “life-affirming”, but even those descriptors don’t capture the emotional grandeur of a Sigur Rós show. However, if it must be described,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

As we recover from a beautiful (and hot!) weekend in Seattle, we have a whole crop of new and amazing shows to share with you this week. We start off slowly with some great small club shows at the Tractor with Phosphorescent and Mimicking Birds, and at the Sunset with Southeast Engine and Danielle Henry. Tuesday night,Read more...

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Monday Music News

More details about the forthcoming Cat Power album from singer-songwriter Chan Marshall were released today, along with the first song from the album, “Ruin.” The album, titled Sun, is scheduled for release on September 4th via Matador Records and is Marshall’s first full-length original album since her 2006 album The Greatest. Keeping consistent with theRead more...

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Out This Week 5/29

Easily one of the better performances during Sasquatch! this past weekend came from New York band The Walkmen. On stage, the boys looked snazzy and were dressed appropriately for the sharp numbers they played from Heaven -- that’s their sixth studio album which, according to our Music Director, Don Yates, is “an impeccably crafted setRead more...

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Monday Music News

Mick Jagger closed out his hosting duties for last Saturday’s season finale of SNL by performing a medley of Rolling Stones songs with Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Foo Fighters as his backing bands.  Somewhere out in musicland, the kitchen sink feels left out.  Videos of that performance can be found here. Radiohead’s Kid ARead more...

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Listen to Sigur Rós’ Valtari today at 7PM

As promised, you can listen here at 7PM today to hear the entire new Sigur Rós album, Valtari, before it comes out on May 29: If you missed our album preview this morning at 6AM, head over to our Streaming Archive at KEXP.ORG.

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Listen to the new Sigur Rós album tomorrow!

Tomorrow, Thursday, May 17, Icelandic band Sigur Rós is throwing a worldwide listening party for the forthcoming album, Valtari (due May 29). No matter where you are, whatever time zone, the hour-long full-album stream will be available at 7PM. If that wasn’t exciting enough, or if you’re just too anxious to wait until 7PM, tuneRead more...

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Monday Music News

More Sigur Rós news: this coming Thursday, May 17th, across EVERY time zone in the world, fans can preview the new album, Valtari, in the world’s first worldwide listening party (don’t quote me on this). Wherever you are, at 7pm, just log on to the band’s website and stream the album in their entirety. KEXPRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Do you like Sigur Rós? Do you like The Vampire Diaries?! Then you are in luck. Another track from upcoming album Valtari will be featured tonight on the season finale of the show. While you can file the series under “teen paranormal romance”, the show has had a pretty decent soundtrack in season’s past (asRead more...

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