Sigur Rós Show Review

Sigur Rós

Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL

September 30th, 2013

Sigur Ros Live Show Review in Chicago

There are plenty of acts that are great live, but only a few that are transcendent. Sigur Rós is one of the few bands that fit in the latter, being one of the only bands I have seen several people come away from their show crying tears of joy and calling it a religious experience. And for what it’s worth, that’s not that outrageous: the Icelandic post-rock band are arguably the most one-of-a-kind band of this generation; that, and their live act will leave you believing in the art of live music once more. This was my fourth go at Sigur Rós (fifth of you include their frontman Jonsi solo), and the show was very different from what I have seen from the band before, but no less life-altering.
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M83 Show Review

M83 Show Review

St. Louis, MO:  The Pageant

May 2, 2012

m83, the pageant, live, show, picture

Much like Todd’s experience at Coachella, it is always difficult to extricate my personal experience from how good the actual show was, and review it appropriately.  Throw in a few drinks and some good friends, and any situation can be an absolute pleasure.  But a show review is not about how much fun I had, instead it has to be about how well the band performed, and I regret to say that M83 was supremely disappointing in some aspects and mildly disappointing in other aspects.

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