Posts Tagged ‘Jónsi’

May 19, 2014
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I must admit, How To Train Your Dragon was one adorable animated film. The sequel is about to see the light of day, and it has a great soundtrack, to boot. Jónsi from Sigur Rós contributed a soaring, cinematic tune to it. Today, we get to listen to Where No One Goes. The enchanting, upbeat song is a great match for the magical, dragon laden film.

May 19, 2014
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I must admit, How To Train Your Dragon was one adorable animated film. The sequel is about to see the light of day, and it has a great soundtrack, to boot. Jónsi from Sigur Rós contributed a soaring, cinematic tune to it. Today, we get to listen to Where No One Goes. The enchanting, upbeat song is a great match for the magical, dragon laden film.

November 23, 2013
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Rhode Island folk act Dead Vessel is scheduled to release a new album, Island Intervals, on February 25 via Sub Pop. On it is this breathtakingly lovely and delicate song Ilsa Drown, which features none other than Jónsi of Sigur Rós. He joins in on the vocals with Dead Vessel on the enchanting track. Can anything with Jónsi NOT be beautiful and affecting?

November 23, 2013
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Rhode Island folk act Dead Vessel is scheduled to release a new album, Island Intervals, on February 25 via Sub Pop. On it is this breathtakingly lovely and delicate song Ilsa Drown, which features none other than Jónsi of Sigur Rós. He joins in on the vocals with Dead Vessel on the enchanting track. Can anything with Jónsi NOT be beautiful and affecting?

Cyril Hahn remixed Sigur Rós

October 17, 2013

I wouldn’t have thought of matching Swiss (based in Canada) producer Cyril Hahn with Sigur Rós if I hadn’t listened to this incredible official remix of Rafstraumur. But now, it all makes perfect sense. It’s a transcendental rendition that bursts at the seams with gorgeous complexity and endless layers. The luminous remix literally flies, high up into the sky. If you thought Sigur Rós’ genius compositions were really something, this gives that all a whole new light. I’m nowhere closer to being able to pronounce the title of a Sigur Rós song, or to understanding Jónsi’s vocals, but none of that matters. This is pure bliss.

Cyril Hahn remixed Sigur Rós

October 17, 2013

I wouldn’t have thought of matching Swiss (based in Canada) producer Cyril Hahn with Sigur Rós if I hadn’t listened to this incredible official remix of Rafstraumur. But now, it all makes perfect sense. It’s a transcendental rendition that bursts at the seams with gorgeous complexity and endless layers. The luminous remix literally flies, high up into the sky. If you thought Sigur Rós’ genius compositions were really something, this gives that all a whole new light. I’m nowhere closer to being able to pronounce the title of a Sigur Rós song, or to understanding Jónsi’s vocals, but none of that matters. This is pure bliss.

Latest Sigur Rós Valtari video

December 7, 2012

Yes, yes, another one, folks. The latest episode of the Valtari Mystery Film Experiment is a clip titled Leaning Toward Solace. It’s directed by Floria Sigismondi and utilizes a couple of tracks off the album Valtari, including Dauðalogn and Varúð. The kicker is that the video actually stars John Hawkes and Elle Fanning! It’s pretty much a short, cinematic film at 12 minutes long. Kick back and get your popcorn ready. Sigur Rós is actually screening all 16 of the videos in the film series all around the world this weekend in select theaters. I’ll likely catch the San Francisco showing on Sunday afternoon! Some of these really deserve to be seen on the big screen with grandiose speaker systems. For more info on dates, locations, and tickets, visit their website.

OFFICIAL VID: Sigur Rós – Varúð

November 21, 2012

I have no idea why I got it in my head previously that there’d only be 12 films in Sigur Rós’ Valtari Mystery Film Experiment, but here we are on the fresh new 15th film. It’s another one for Valtari track Varúð. This one is drected by Björn Flóki. It’s beautifully filmed and fantastic. The visuals are stunningly clear, the colors immensely bright. It’s some powerful stuff.

Sigur Rós – Varúð from Sigur Rós Valtari Mystery Films on Vimeo.

OFFICIAL VID: Sigur Rós – Varúð

November 21, 2012

I have no idea why I got it in my head previously that there’d only be 12 films in Sigur Rós’ Valtari Mystery Film Experiment, but here we are on the fresh new 15th film. It’s another one for Valtari track Varúð. This one is drected by Björn Flóki. It’s beautifully filmed and fantastic. The visuals are stunningly clear, the colors immensely bright. It’s some powerful stuff.

Sigur Rós – Varúð from Sigur Rós Valtari Mystery Films on Vimeo.

OFFICIAL VID: Sigur Rós – Ekki Múkk, Valtari, Rembihnútur and Varúð

November 13, 2012

I could’ve sworn the Mystery Film Experiment series was over, but I guess I thought wrong. How many videos are out so far? Here’s a new one set to several tracks from Valtari, including Ekki Múkk, Valtari, Rembihnútur and Varúð. So, really, it’s a medley film and not really a music video per se. These Iceland fellas really think outside of the box, don’t they? This beauty uses the music to soundtrack an interpretive story of two dancers. It is directed by Christian Larson and choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. I very much enjoy this one as I love watching dance, particularly lyrical or interpretive modern dance. It only makes sense, right? I love music, the arts, and everything related. 😉

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Sigur Rós: Valtari on Nowness.com.