Tag Archives: Sigur Ros

Sigur Ros Svefn-g-englar 1999

4/7/16 – Sigur Rós – Viðrar vel til loftárása/ Svefn-g-englar – 1999

Although Iceland crashed out of the European championships today with a 5-2 loss to their French hosts, their efforts must be applauded. Getting so far against such strong competition with such a small population shows how far spirit and teamwork can take you. I thought of this as an opportunity to post a track by […]

Alcest Shelter Cover Art 2014

2/2/14 – Alcest – Shelter – 2014

Alcest are a French band from Bagnols-sur-Cèze in the South East of the country that have found their way to Shoegaze and Dream Pop via Black Metal. This beautiful album is the dreamchild of multi-instrumentalist and singer Stéphane Paut (aka Neige, snow in English) and features Neil Halstead from Slowdive singing on one track (Away). The album […]

alcest 2014

2/2/14 – Alcest – Opale – 2014

Celebratory, melodic, ethereal, French Shoegaze, Post-Punk Dream Pop via Black Metal, recorded in Iceland and produced by Sigur Rós collaborator Birgir Jón Birgisson. Alcest’s core member is multi-instrumentalist Stéphane Paut (aka Neige, snow in English) with drummer Winterhalter and strings supplied by Iceland’s Amina. What are you waiting for? http://www.alcest-music.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcest http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shelter_(Alcest_album)