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You know it's bad when...

… I’m listening to Sigur Ros all the time. I’ve noticed that lately my music choices have been always the same: Sigur ros. This means that I’m either mad (which I am), sad (which I am also), I have to concentrate while studying (which I have to do) or I’m having trouble sleeping (which is also true). 610 more words

Blessings of Farewell

I wrote the following song for our dear friend See Wee Chee who is now leaving the United States for Singapore. We wish you blessings of the cosmos and so much more! 167 more words

Blessings

Lonely Genres

When was the last time you heard someone say in earnest that they don’t like music? You’ve probably never heard anyone say it seriously, because music is universal – there will always be some form of music that someone out there will love listening to, no matter how simple, complex, deafening or dainty it is. 583 more words

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If I Had 5 Albums For The Rest Of My Life...

The game desert island is kind of fun.

I’m not that interested in survival stories though. So let’s but me in a similar hypothetical situation that has the same conditions as the desert island game. 1,545 more words

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Video Vault, Episode 40: Sigur Rós Week - Lord of the Flies

To celebrate the upcoming release of Ethan Hayden’s 33 1/3 on Sigur Rós, we bring you the fourth and final installment of Sigur Rós week. 195 more words

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Sigur Rós Week - Day 3: The Defamiliarizing Effects of Nonsense

To celebrate the upcoming release of Ethan Hayden’s 33 1/3 on Sigur Rós, we bring you the third installment of Sigur Rós week.

The first Sigur Rós song to be sung in the nonsensical “Hopelandic” language was the title track from the band’s 1997 debut album, Von.  899 more words

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Sigur Rós Week - Day 2: A Landscape of Voices

To celebrate the upcoming release of Ethan Hayden’s 33 1/3 on Sigur Rós, we bring you the second installment of Sigur Rós week.

There are many aspects that contribute to the sense of otherworldliness in Sigur Rós’s music:  the instrumentation, effects, sense of space, nonsensical texts, etc.  1,051 more words

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