* 180gm Heavyweight vinyl Double Albums + CD
* Re-issues in the same ‘deluxe’ vinyl packaging as the original versions.
Are Iceland’s Sigur Rós the saviors of 21st-century rock or true heirs to the silk-robed-and-platform-booted, pompous progressive rock of the ’70s? On their third album (first for a major label), they are a little bit [...]
rumbling, pings, tjúúúú, palindromic strings, bjargvættur, the coughing brass intro, bamm bamm bamm, the crecendo, the flute, the simplicity, and it fades out. press play again.
a lot of people have one album that changes their lives, something that in some way alters everything after the first moment the hear it. ágætis byrjun is that album [...]
* US Edition DVD, 55 minutes / Color / NTSC
To help promote their 2012 LP, Valtari, Sigur Ros ran a sort of contest which resulted in these 16 fan films, short video pieces that are inspired by the band’s music, without any actual direct input from the group. As such it’s a mixed bag, [...]