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Not Forgotten: Sigur Rós – Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust

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There is a heartbreakingly beautiful element to anything Iceland’s Jónsi (Jón Þór Birgisson) creates, whether it be through Sigur Rós or collaborations with partner Alex Somers. Jónsi has just released a stunning video for a new solo piece of work – ‘Exhale’ – and, again, there is such an ephemeral, breathtakingly impossible ache to the …

‘Jogging/Neon Sway’ is an absolutely immersive and magic single from Birmingham band Wray – gentle bubbling dream pop with shimmering guitars and haunting melancholic vocals: it hits all the right buttons. And it subverts expectations – distorted voices echo in and out and a synth wash interpolates the structure. The band describes the song as …

I discovered Sigur Rós, like many of us did, via the rapturously received Ágætis byrjun avant-garde psych-prog statement made even more exotic due to the band’s use of their native Icelandic language and their own bespoke language Vonlenska. It was a vast-sounding orchestrated album which made great use of their slow burning arrangements and it …