Saturday, January 31, 2009

Awesome SIGUR ROS comp in today's Independent


So how would they themselves describe their music? "I think the words that come to my mind are, like, 'organic', maybe," Birgisson eventually concedes. "There's something quite natural about it, and we think a lot about soundscapes when we are doing it. Basically, when you strip everything away from the music, at its quietest it's normal pop songs; but it's the way that you produce it that puts the meat on the bones of what you do. But it's always hard for us to describe how we sound."
Sigur Ros in The Independent

The compilation :: we play endlessly :: has tracks from Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust, Hvarf-Heim, takk... and Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do.

I have mixed feelings about covermount CDs but this is a good example of it done right... it showcases some wonderful music and allows folk to try in a risk-free manner.

They are truly one of my fave bands of now. If you missed it... you can order it here while stocks last.

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