album review: jonsi
  • MONDAY, DECEMBER 06, 2010

  • Posted by:

For much of the last decade, ambient Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros have helped usher audiences to higher planes of consciousness via extravagant compositions, nonsensical lyrics (dubbed "Hopelandic"), and, perhaps most powerfully, lead singer Jon Thor Birgisson's (Jonsi) alien falsettos. It's a combination that's lead many to describe their music in the same way one might characterize the coming and going of a violent storm. The quiet anxiety of anticipation, the blustering buildups, the final moments of cataclysmic composition; Sigur Ros songs unfold like surprising events, with arching storylines that occasionally drift past the ten minute mark.

...keep reading...


* * * * * * * * * * * *
MP3: "Go Do"
Jonsi on Myspace

Comments

Hot Baeble Videos
Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

The Heavy live at The Baeble Bounce House

Disclosure live at Hype Hotel

Disclosure live at Hype Hotel

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

Bloc Party live at The Baeble Bounce House

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

CHVRCHES live at Summer Stage

Kat Graham live at Baeble HQ

Kat Graham live at Baeble HQ

Marian Hill live at Baeble HQ

Marian Hill live at Baeble HQ

ROZES live at Baeble HQ

ROZES live at Baeble HQ

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Aurora live at Baeble HQ

Aurora live at Baeble HQ

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.