Tag: Sigur Rós

Leaning Towards Solace

Saturday, 8 December, 2012 0 Comments

“Love everything…fear only brings death to the soul.” The magnificent new Sigur Rós video/short film, directed by Floria Sigismondi, features two rather familiar faces, Elle Fanning and John Hawkes (of Deadwood and Eastbound and Down fame).

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Leaning Toward Solace marks the conclusion of a 17-part series for the band’s Valtari Mystery Film Experiment. The series will be screened on all seven continents, including Antarctica, this weekend. Sigur Ros also has plans to show the films in unconventional venues, like hair salons and hardware stores.

Varúð from Valtari by Sigur Rós

Saturday, 11 August, 2012

The Icelandic band Sigur Rós gave a dozen film makers the same budget and asked them to create whatever comes into their heads when they listen to songs from the band’s new album Valtari. Among the filmmakers were Ramin Bahrani, Alma Har’el and John Cameron Mitchell. In there, too, was Ryan McGinley and for the […]

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