Sigur Ros

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Sigur Rós: Odin's Raven Magic – bold orchestral manoeuvres from 2004
Inspired by a 14th-century poem, the Icelandic band conjure otherworldly grandeur on this long-awaited live recording

Phil Mongredien

06, Dec, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Sigur Rós criticise 'unjust' second trial for Icelandic tax evasion
Band repaid money plus fines and interest but case at different court could land them in jail

Rupert Neate

19, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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‘I love gay techno!’ Sigur Rós singer Jónsi on his bold new sound
Best known for his angelic vocals with the Icelandic rock band, Jónsi Birgisson is turning his hand to future pop, perfumery and sex toy-themed art

Michael Cragg

18, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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The maddest house party ever – Ragnar Kjartansson on making The Visitors
Set in the home of eccentric Americans, The Visitors is 64 hard-partying minutes of songs, cigars and sorrow. As it’s named the best artwork of the century, the artist relives its creation

Alex Needham

17, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Sigur Rós drummer quits band following rape allegations
Orri Páll Dýrason accused of sexually assaulting fan while she was asleep

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Oct, 2018 @2:45 PM

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Icelandic band Sigur Rós pledge celebration of equality at Margaret Court Arena show
Rockers will turn 27 July concert into protest against tennis legend and will sell T-shirt to raise funds for same-sex marriage advocacy group

Steph Harmon

09, Jun, 2017 @12:37 AM

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The weirdest musical TV cameos: from Bob Dylan to the Purple One
Ed Sheeran’s upcoming role in Game of Thrones and Chromatics’ recent ‘gig’ in Twin Peaks are among several other notable guest appearances

Issy Sampson

25, May, 2017 @5:28 PM

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Prison, casket or Taj Mahal – where's the strangest place an album was recorded?
Kanye West is reportedly making new music atop a mountain in Wyoming – but he won’t be the first, or last, artist to head outside of the studio for inspiration

Jemayel Khawaja

11, May, 2017 @7:38 PM

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Reykjavik calling: how Sigur Rós started a musical revolution in Iceland
The post-rock band have just had a three-night celebration of their work in Los Angeles. Here, their peers explain why the band’s sound continues to resonate

Laura Barton

18, Apr, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Sigur Ros’s Georg Holm on Iceland at Euro 2016: ‘It’s kind of beautiful to watch’
The founder member of Sigur Ros on scaring people in pubs and watching England v Iceland: ‘I think we do stand a chance. It’s a pretty good achievement’

Ed Aarons

26, Jun, 2016 @9:00 AM

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Avalanches confirm first live shows in 15 years as Splendour in the Grass announces lineup
Australian band, who will also play Spain and England, will be joined at the festival by the Strokes, Sigur Ros and the Cure

Steph Harmon

13, Apr, 2016 @12:16 AM

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The best books-and-music pairings
Listening to music and reading not only can go together, but can make fantastic partners and intensify both experiences. Here are your favourite pairings – with couples like Stephen King and Petshop Boys, sci-fi and Aphex Twin or Atwood and Beach House

Marta Bausells

03, Feb, 2016 @4:45 PM

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