1. Sigur Rós Front Man Jónsi and Alex Somers to Score New Show 'Manhattan'

    April 22, 2014 7:12 PM EDT Sigur Rós front man Jónsi and artist Alex Somers will score WGN America’s series on the race to build the atomic bomb in the 1940s, “Manhattan.” For Jonsi – born Jon Thor Birgisson – it is his first television venture, having previously scored Cameron Crowe’s “We Bought a Zoo” in 2011, a…

  2. Sigur Ros vs. Dipset: Two Dazzling NYC Shows In One Evening

    March 26, 2013 2:53 PM EDT Read our live breakdown of the Icelandic band's Madison Square Garden debut and the "Diplomatic Immunity" 10th anniversary show. Nine blocks. That's the distance that separates the north side of Madison Square Garden and the entrance to B.B. King Blues Club & Grill…

  3. Phish's Trey Anastasio Announces Solo Album, Fall Tour

    August 14, 2012 5:25 PM EDT Phish fans will have something new to fry this fall: a solo album from guitarist Trey Anastasio . His ninth solo album, "Traveler," is due Oct. 16 via Rubber Jungle/ATO Records. In hopes to create a "cinematic end result," Anastasio teamed up with producer Peter Katis, who…

  4. Lollapalooza 2012: 15 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    August 06, 2012 11:15 AM EDT After the sweltering heat of Friday and the show-halting storm of Saturday, the closing Sunday of Lollapalooza 2012 struck a balance with the sun shining brilliantly on Chicago's Grant Park for the emotional wallop of Florence and the Machine , the ethereal sounds of Sigur Ros , and…

  5. Sigur Ros Debuts 'Valtari' with Global Listening Event

    May 18, 2012 12:45 PM EDT "It's not something where you can only listen to track three," says bassist. No matter where you were on Earth on Thursday night (May 17), chances were pretty good that you could listen to the new Sigur Rós album at 7 p.m. local time. Prior to the May 29 North American release…

  6. Sigur Ros to Roll Out New Album in May

    March 26, 2012 3:15 PM EDT It looks like spring isn't the only thing in full bloom. Sigur Rós, the Icelandic band whose name means victory rose, is all set to release their sixth studio album "Valtari" on May 29th. "Valtari" marks the end of the group's "indefinite hiatus" that…

  7. My Morning Jacket, Ozzy, Muse, Weezer Headline Voodoo Experience 2010

    June 22, 2010 6:48 PM EDT M y Morning Jacket joins Ozzy Osbourne , Muse and Weezer as headliners of the Voodoo Experience 2010, this year's edition of the annual Halloween weekend festival in New Orleans. MGMT, Drake, Interpol, Hot Chip, Metric, Deadmau5 and dozens of other acts will play the 12th edition of the…

  8. Jónsi, "Go"

    April 16, 2010 2:45 PM EDT Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós may be on an indefinite hiatus, but the group's enigmatic singer Jon Thor Birgisson, better-known as Jónsi , is filling the void with his first solo album, "Go." Having driven Sigur Rós ' music in a more poppy direction on recent albums,…

  9. TIËSTO, "Kaleidoscope"

    October 16, 2009 4:39 PM EDT Only Timbaland could corral a guest list more impressive (or more eclectic) than the one on Dutch producer/ DJ Tiësto 's new studio album, "Kaleidoscope." Atop Tiësto's whooshing keyboards and pulsating beats, the new set features vocals from Nelly Furtado , Tegan &…

  10. DJ Tiësto Enlists, Nelly Furtado, Sigur Ros For 'Kaleidoscope'

    October 02, 2009 5:32 PM EDT Dutch producer/ DJ Tiësto is already ahead of many of his contemporaries: He has corporate sponsors, a Grammy Award nomination, a touring market that spans five continents and sales of more than 538,000 albums domestically, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But even though he's achieved…

  11. Sigur Ros Sets New Album Track List

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic rock act Sigur Ros has set a Sept. 12 internationally release for its new EMI album, "Takk," which is Icelandic for "Thanks." Icelandic rock act Sigur Ros has set a Sept. 12 internationally release for its new EMI album, "Takk," which is Icelandic for …

  12. New Sigur Ros Album Due In September

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic rock act Sigur Ros is eyeing a September release for its as-yet-untitled new album. Icelandic rock act Sigur Ros is eyeing a September release for its as-yet-untitled new album. According to the band's official Web site , the 11-track set is sung mostly in Sigur Ros'…

  13. ( )

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Leave it to Icelandic outfit Sigur Ros to follow up last year's highly praised Agaetis Byrjun with the strangely titled ( ). Quirky title aside, ( ) is an album that needs to be embraced. Leave it to Icelandic outfit Sigur Ros to follow up last year's highly praised Agaetis Byrjun…

  14. Sigur Ros To Tour Behind 'Untitled' Album

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros, whose new, untitled album is due Oct. 29 from MCA, will embark on a North American tour in its honor the following day, with 20 dates set through a Nov. 27 show in Van Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros, whose new MCA album will remain untitled, will embark on a…

  15. Sigur Ros Cancels Euro Festival Dates

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album. Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros has backed out of six European festival appearances in order to finish work on its next MCA studio album …

  16. New Sigur Ros Album 'Less Polished, Sweet'

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros is nearing completion of its next album and eyeing a fall release, according to a post from the band on its Icelandic record label Web site. Experimental Icelandic quartet Sigur Ros is nearing completion of its next album and eyeing a fall release,…