If you don’t know about Sigur Ros, you should. They are one of the most unique sounding groups around – hailing from Iceland, the group blends fascinating ambient rock/classical sounds while chanting in a mixture of Icelandic and a made up language called ‘Vonlenska’. It’s strange and beautiful music and definitely worth checking out. Here are a couple of tracks pre-released onto Youtube in advance of their album ‘Kveikur’, coming out June 18th (via Kottke):
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