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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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Tuesday Music News

In perhaps the most epic triple header since Florida’s Liturgy/Sleigh Bells/Diplo shows earlier this year, it has just been announced that Grimes, Diplo, and Skrillex will be touring across Canada on a train. They won’t be coming to Seattle at all, but if you don’t mind the drive, the Full Flex Express, as they callRead more…

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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more…

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

90s throwback heroes Yuck have released a new track entitled “Chew”. As is with the rest of their catalogue, the song is fantastically catchy and has more crunchy, fuzzed-out guitar than your ears can handle. Check it out below: Sigur Rós have announced a North American tour in support of new album Valtari, out MayRead more…

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Monday Music News

No longer content with having babies and doing solo projects, ethereal indie rock band Sigur Ros are taking a break from their break to drop their newest studio album in four years this coming May.  The record, titled Valtari, promises to explore “new” territory by blending sounds both ambient, grand, and introverted.Check out ekki mukk fromRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more…

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