Listen to an Unreleased Jónsi (Sigur Ros) Track From His Frakkur: 2000-2004Photos by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Music News Sigur Rós
Jónsi, for those unfamiliar, is the guitarist and vocalist for Sigur Ròs, who are playing four nights at their own NORÐUR OG NIÐUR festival in Reykjavik, Iceland on Dec. 27-30. The lineup already features U.S. transplants Kevin Shields (My Bloody Valentine), Julianna Barwick, Stars of the Lid and Dan Deacon—new acts include Tangerine Dream, GusGus, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and a solo set from The Vaccines’ Árni.
Below, listen to a four-minute sample off of Jónsi’s collection of unreleased solo electronic recordings, Frakkur: 2000-2004, with cello bow noises peaking through the soft static, as if twinkling stars could talk. The whole collection will be available on limited-edition vinyl at the festival, among other exclusive releases.