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Sigur Ros performs at Celebrate Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell on July 31, 2012.

Listen Sigur Rós In Concert WFUV

July 31, 2012 – Hear one of the world's greatest live bands deliver a sweeping two-hour set from Brooklyn. WFUV


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.

Clockwise from upper left: Danger Mouse and Norah Jones, Patrick Watson, THEESatisfaction, Jonsi of the band Sigur Ros.

Read Sigur Ros, Norah Jones And Danger Mouse, More

March 27, 2012 – Hear a sneak preview of new music from Sigur Ros, a Norah Jones-Danger Mouse collaboration, more.


The album art for Sigur Ros' Valtari.

Watch Hear A New Sigur Rós Song, Album Details Revealed

March 26, 2012 – Hear the first song "Ekki Mukk" from the ambient Icelandic band's upcoming release, Valtari.

cover art for the soundtrack to "We Bought A Zoo"

Read Jónsi Debuts 'Gathering Stories' For New Cameron Crowe Movie

November 15, 2011 – Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi turns composer on the soundtrack to Cameron Crowe's film We Bought A Zoo.


Sigur Ros performing 'Festival'

Watch First Watch: Sigur Rós, 'Inni'

September 16, 2011 – If you've missed Sigur Ros, you're in luck. Here's a premiere peek at their new concert film Inni.

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.

Read First Listen: Jonsi, 'Go'

March 28, 2010 – Hear the Sigur Ros frontman's solo debut, Go, in its entirety until its release on April 6.

Jonsi Birgisson.

Read Jonsi: Sigur Ros' Gear Geek Goes Acoustic WNYC

February 11, 2010 – The Sigur Ros frontman performs two songs from his upcoming album Go on a piano at WNYC. WNYC

Read The 50 Most Important Recordings Of The Decade: O-S

November 16, 2009 – Our list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from OutKast to Sigur Ros.

Listen NPR Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2008

December 15, 2008 – See and hear what NPR listeners picked as the best albums of 2008.


Read Bob Boilen Picks The Year's Best Music

December 13, 2008 – We all need and want different things from music at different times, and gentility won out in 2008.

Listen Sigur Ros: Gloom And Grandiose Pummeling

December 12, 2008 – "Festival" is a wondrously majestic epic, as weird and sprawling as it is accessibly beautiful.


Read My 'Album' Of The Year: A 2008 Mixtape KCMP

December 4, 2008 – Having declared the album format dead, Mark Wheat of The Current made the year's ultimate playlist. KCMP

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