Music: Sigur Ros

Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of the formation of Post Rock giants Sigur Rós, who have often woven a gossamer sonic web that approximates Radiohead and Brian Eno collaborating on a soundtr

Sep 11, 2013 at 10:10 am
Sigur Ros
Sigur Ros

Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of the formation of Post Rock giants Sigur Rós, who have often woven a gossamer sonic web that approximates Radiohead and Brian Eno collaborating on a soundtrack for Bjork’s recitation of Icelandic folk tales. 

Sigur Rós’ latest album, the acclaimed and more daring Kveikur, is the band’s first album in 15 years without the talents of keyboardist Kjartan Sveinsson, but stands as a fascinating hybrid of their most ethereal and accessible qualities.

Sigur Rós is that rare musical entity that effectively combines the spiritual with the visceral. 


Sigur Rós plays with Julianna Barwick 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16 at Riverbend's PNC Pavilion. $46-$56. riverbend.org.