Sigur Rós - Brennisteinn | Track Review | By Volume

I'm here to tell you love ain't some fucking blood on the receiver. Love is speaking in code. It's an inside joke. Love is coming home. The Format - If Work Permits
sigur-ros-kveikur-608x589

Sigur Rós

Brennisteinn

Comments (0)
Author: on June 10, 2013

Sigur Rós are alien; their music, their aesthetic, their live shows, all drenched in an ethereal otherworldliness that fits the band’s extraterrestrial nature. “Brennisteinn” is from a very different Sigur Rós world, stripped of their sweeping strings, awash in low-end reverb, crashing snares and Jonsi’s angelic croon. The track is breathtaking, from a group who practically traffic in said breathlessness – but the way they go about it here is entirely different. They toss away all their previous musical trappings, turning their guitars up to 11 and mercilessly aiming for your throat.

Shuffle

ghost stories
Coldplay - Ghost Stories
read more
Impersonator
Majical Cloudz - Impersonator
read more
SleepPartyPeopleFloating
Sleep Party People - Floating
read more
QOxymoron
ScHoolBoy Q - Oxymoron
read more
CUTS_EP1_pakshot_lo
CUTS - EP1
read more
The-Flaming-Lips-The-Terror
The Flaming Lips - The Terror
read more
JHNK
Jon Hopkins - Garden's Heart ft. Natasha Khan
read more
WaleTheFollowers
Wale - The Followers
read more

Stay on top of the best new music!

By Volume Weekly is a digest of the newest, sharpest music across genres and boundaries. We'll send you one easy email a week and nothing else. Just tap in your details below and you're ready to go.
* indicates required