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Sigur Ros' new album, Valtari, comes out May 29.

Read First Listen: Sigur Rós, 'Valtari'

May 20, 2012 – Valtari's collection of gorgeous, moody sound-washes fits right into the band's remarkable catalog.

Jonsi performs live.

Watch First Watch: Jonsi Live

January 25, 2011 – All Songs host Bob Boilen calls this video of Jonsi performing live better than being there.

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Listen 'All Songs' Listeners Pick The Best Albums Of 2010

December 14, 2010 – All Songs Considered listeners cast thousands of votes for the year's best music. See their Top 25.


Bob's Top 9 Albums Of 2010

Read Bob Boilen's Top 10 (Really 9) Albums Of 2010

December 7, 2010 – Hear selections from the All Songs Considered host's most beloved albums of the year.


Read Stephen Thompson's Top 10 Albums Of 2010

December 7, 2010 – Hear songs from NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson's 10 favorite albums of 2010.

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Read Robin Hilton's Top 10 Albums Of 2010

December 7, 2010 – All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton unveils his picks for the year's best music.

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Listen The Year In Music, 2010

December 7, 2010 – Take a listen to our biggest musical surprises of 2010, songs of the year, and more.


Read 50 Favorites: H-L

December 1, 2010 – The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Jonsi and more artists from H to L.


Listen Jonsi In Concert From Washington, D.C.

November 17, 2010 – Hear the Sigur Ros singer's solo concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.


Jonsi live in concert

Read Jonsi In Concert

October 9, 2010 – See the Sigur Ros singer in a solo concert, recorded live from Los Angeles, until Oct. 21.

Jonsi 'Tour Trailer' still

Read What Do You Want From A Live Show?

September 27, 2010 – What's a concert? A performance by musicians on a stage? Props? Video? What do you want?

Jonsi performs in Australia in August.

Listen Jonsi's High-Tech Concerts: More Live Film Than Stadium Spectacle

September 27, 2010 – Icelandic singer Jonsi integrates pre-programmed technology with the art of live performance.


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Listen Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

June 29, 2010 – See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.



Listen Jonsi: Five Minutes Of Unfettered Joy

April 29, 2010 – The year has yet to produce a slab of summer-friendly rock candy more inviting than "Go Do."


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Listen Guest DJ Jonsi Of Sigur Ros

March 29, 2010 – The Sigur Ros frontman sits in as guest DJ for All Songs Considered.


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