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May 20, 2012 Valtari's collection of gorgeous, moody sound-washes fits right into the band's remarkable catalog. Timeless and utterly distinct, it could have come from Iceland circa 2000 or the prettiest spot on Mars circa 2080.
January 25, 2011 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares a video clip from our live concert webcast of Jonsi last fall. Bob says it's one of the few concert videos he's seen that was actually better than being there. See Jonsi, the frontman for Sigur Ros, and his spectacular, visionary performance.
December 14, 2010 Arcade Fire's The Suburbs was the overwhelming listener favorite, with The Black Keys, The National, Mumford and Sons and Broken Bells rounding out the Top 5. See and hear the full list.
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December 7, 2010 The fact that All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen couldn't come up with 10 albums he's passionate about says it all: The trend from albums to songs is stronger than it's been since 1965.
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December 7, 2010 All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton offers his picks for the year's best music, from the epic sounds of Sufjan Stevens and Jonsi to the quiet, more intimate sounds of Candy Claws and Deerhunter.
Jonsi performs on stage during Day 3 of the Splendour in the Grass music festival at Woodfordia on August 1, 2010, in Woodford, Australia.
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December 7, 2010 This isn't a list of 2010's "best" albums; that designation has more to do with consensus anyway. Instead, NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson picks 10 records that roll around in relatable emotions.
December 1, 2010 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Jonsi, LCD Soundsystem, Jonsi and more artists from H to L.
November 17, 2010 Jónsi is known not only for his work with the experimental Icelandic rock group Sigur Rós, but also for his own innovative use of sound and his elaborate multimedia live performances. Hear his solo concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.
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October 9, 2010 Watch a video webcast of the singer for the ethereal Icelandic rock group Sigur Ros in a solo concert, recorded live from the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. The on-demand video stream will be available to watch until Oct. 21.
September 27, 2010 What's a concert? A performance by musicians on a stage? Props? Video? What do you want?
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