Sigur Ros

Splendour Interview: Woodes (Australia) talks evolving her live show for “Change My Mind” & her favourite music

August 2, 2018

In our final interview from Splendour in the Grass 2018, we sit down with acclaimed Townsville artist Woodes, who is just about to hit the road on a tour in support of her latest single “Change My Mind”. We talk about the track, her experiences touring with City Calm Down and how her live show […]

Read More

Troye Sivan has collaborated with Jonsi & Leland for new Australian led movie; get your first taste here

July 18, 2018

Musically, Aussie pop artist Troye Sivan keeps going from strength to strength, and will soon be releasing his anticipated second record Bloom. But the singer who once appeared as a Young Wolverine hasn’t giving up acting either; he’ll be appearing in Joel Edgerton‘s new film Boy Erased, which also stars the likes of Russell Crowe, […]

Read More

Live Review: Sigur Rós leaves Melbourne crowd in a haze of emotional euphoria after Margaret Court Arena show

July 29, 2017

Margaret Court Arena on Thursday night looked very different to the Margaret Court Arena on Wednesday night. Gone was the disco ball that hung over LCD Soundsystem’s stage; in its place was a full lighting production and screens on to which brilliant computer-simulated visuals would eventually project. We are here for Sigur Rós and we […]

Read More

Our top 10 acts of Splendour in the Grass 2017

July 26, 2017

Non-headliners ruled Splendour in the Grass this year, and if anything defined the festival for 2017 it was that interest is shifting towards locals who are giving it their all, swiftly outshining headliners for what has become the proving ground for many a homegrown musician over the years. As a festival, Splendour is one of […]

Read More

Live Review: Sigur Rós enchant the Hordern Pavilion on a Tuesday night out in Sydney

July 26, 2017

You know that old rule your mum used to tell you: ‘If you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything at all’? While it sure is nice to be spoken to politely, Sigur Rós must have listened really well to their mums, as they played the nicest and most awe inspiring of sets you’ll […]

Read More

A.B Original triumph, Tina Arena surprises and Sigur Rós transcend for Splendour in the Grass Day Three

July 24, 2017

Saving the best for last – even after that Powderfinger reunion – Splendour 2017 closed out with what very well may be its single best day in years. The quality on offer from start to finish was undeniable, upheld by both locals and internationals who were clearly set on not letting Bernard Fanning own the […]

Read More

Sigur Rós unveil design for pro-marriage equality merch ahead of Australian tour

July 12, 2017

It wasn’t too long ago that Icelandic group Sigur Rós threw their support behind the fight for marriage equality in Australia, releasing a statement surrounding Margaret Court’s flagrant comments on the matter. “We know Margaret Court’s opinions are not shared by the majority of Australians.” they wrote. “We want to add our voice to the call […]

Read More

Spend “An Evening with Sigur Rós” at their Splendour sideshows

April 7, 2017

Icelandic dreamweavers Sigur Rós have announced two very special Australian sideshows, to accompany their Splendour in The Grass appearance. The trio are touring Australia for the first time without a support act, and their first non-festival shows in our country in quite a while, performing a transcendental set that spans their career, complete with an interval in the middle. […]

Read More

Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

Read More

Festival Review: Splendour in the Grass – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (22.07.16 – 24.07.16)

July 27, 2016

Splendour in the Grass has existed as a must-attend festival in the minds of almost every Australian music fan since its inception in 2001. Widely regarded as one of the music events on the Australian calendar, the Byron Bay festival has seen some of the world’s best tread its stages and offer up live music […]

Read More

Editor’s Picks: The Best of Splendour in the Grass 2016!

July 25, 2016

For another year, Splendour in the Grass has succeeded in pulling off one memorable live music event out in Byron Bay. Providing a line up of artists representing some of the best touring musicians Australia has at the minute, not to mention some incredible international visitors, Splendour was more than just a playground for triple […]

Read More

San Francisco’s Treasure Island Music Festival reveals line up including Sigur Rós and Australia’s Flight Facilities

June 17, 2016

The tenth Treasure Island Music Festival has unveiled its line up for this year and, for its final year being held on the island in San Francisco Bay, the organisers have planned a memorable list of artists. Headlined by Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, the Treasure Island Music Festival also features James Blake, Purity Ring and Sydney’s Flight Facilities (the […]

Read More

Flight Facilities join Sigur Rós, Ice Cube and more at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco

June 16, 2016

The tenth Treasure Island Music Festival has unveiled its line up for this year and, for its final year being held on the island in San Francisco Bay, the organisers have planned a memorable list of artists. Headlined by Sigur Rós and Ice Cube, the Treasure Island Music Festival also features James Blake, Purity Ring and Sydney’s Flight Facilities (the […]

Read More

8 reasons why every Australian needs to make the pilgrimage to Barcelona for Primavera Sound

June 9, 2016

I’ve just jumped off a plane from Spain, following a week in Barcelona for the annual Primavera Sound Festival – which, in its 16th year, is one of Europe’s most iconic and popular events. And there’s a good reason for it – it is unequivocally one of the world’s finest festivals. That’s a matter of opinion […]

Read More

7 Artists You Can’t Miss at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona, Spain this week

June 1, 2016

Today, the annual festival Primavera Sound kicks off in Barcelona, Spain – a five day event that has expanded in recent years with the addition of a conference arm – Primavera Pro – which has welcomed a group of emerging artists to the festival, alongside the big name headliners we can expect to see at […]

Read More

The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

Read More

Splendour line up drops; The Strokes, The Cure & The Avalanches lead 2016 bill!

April 12, 2016

Well, god damn. After weeks of speculation, triple j today announced the line up for the 2016 Splendour in the Grass festival and it is huge. Headlining the Byron Bay event this July 22nd – July 24th at The Strokes, while rumoured headliners The Cure have also been confirmed. The Avalanches, who sparked excitement yesterday with updates to their social media channels, […]

Read More

The AU Interview: Birds of Tokyo (Perth) talk Anchor EP, live shows, and musical progression

June 17, 2015

After releasing their EP, Anchor, a couple of weeks ago, Birds of Tokyo have been busy, busy, busy. Last week the band wrapped up a national tour around the country to promote their new release and it was clear that vocalist, Ian Kenny and guitarist, Adam Spark were still buzzing from the shows, as they revealed to the AU review’s Jana Angeles. […]

Read More

Our 13 Favourite Records of 2013 so far… Part Two: 6 – 1

July 18, 2013

Way back when in January, we peered into our crystal balls and sought to predict the top albums of 2013 with the help of our excellent contributors. Whilst some of the albums are yet to be released, it’s now exactly half way through the year and time to check out how well our predictions went […]

Read More