Watch Sigur Rós' Video For 'Kveikur'

Sigur Rós releases its new album, Kveikur, on June 18 Stateside (June 17 in the UK/EU) and the video for title track has been released by the band. The hallucinogenic video, directed by Sarah Hopper, utlizes a mix of concert footage and archival film from the British Film Institute.

Watch Boards Of Canada's New Video 'Reach For The Dead'

It has been a surprising year of long-awaited returns, daft and otherwise, and Boards of Canada will release its first album in eight years, called Tomorrow's Harvest, on June 11 (June 10 in the UK) on Warp Records. Watch the Scottish duo's first video and single from that record, the sun-bleached, fantastically eerie "Reach for the Dead."

Phosphorescent: Live For WFUV From SXSW

Brooklyn's Phosphorescent, the singer-songwriter Matthew Houck,  took advantage of sunny Austin during his live performance for WFUV during SXSW earlier this month, warming up the Hotel San Jose crowd with a set that included "Nothing Was Stolen" and "The Quotidian Beasts." Watch videos of Phosphorescent's set and an interview with Houck. WFUV's South by Southwest 2013 music coverage is graciously supported by TuneIn. Funding for WFUV’s ongoing coverage of live concerts and festivals comes from The Agnes Varis Trust.

 

Iron And Wine: WFUV And The Alternate Side SXSW 2013

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The man best known as Iron and Wine, Sam Beam, performed as part of the Public Radio Rock Day Stage show at SXSW on Friday, March 15. Watch  videos of his live performances of "Naked As We Came" and "Winter Prayers" and listen to Iron and Wine's entire set here. Iron and Wine's new album, Ghost on Ghost, is out on April 16 on Nonesuch in the States.

Watch Vampire Weekend And Divine Fits At SXSW's Public Radio Rocks

WFUV and The Alternate Side's Public Radio Rocks from the SXSW Day Stage on Friday featured strong performances from Vampire Weekend, Divine Fits, Iron & Wine, Emmylou Harris, Dawes, Charles Bradley and Pickwick. Watch Vampire Weekend rock the new "Unbelievers" and Divine Fits take on "Shivers." WFUV and The Alternate Side's South by Southwest 2013 music coverage is graciously supported by TuneIn. Funding for WFUV’s ongoing coverage of live concerts and festivals comes from The Agnes Varis Trust, supporting affordable access to the arts, education and healthcare.

 

WFUV And TAS at SXSW: Mount Moriah At Hotel San Jose

Mount Moriah's Jenks Miller and Heather McEntire met working in a record store in Chapel Hill, NC. The folky band's new album, Miracle Temple, is out now on Merge Records. Watch an exclusive WFUV/TAS conversation and live performance with Mount Moriah from Austin's Hotel San Jose.

Watch Toro Y Moi Play 'Studies' In Studio A

Yes, Chaz Bundick of Toro Y Moi is burdened with that chillwave label, but his sleekly produced new album, Anything in Return, displays a more dance-infused, eclectic palette of funky production and breezy angles. Last week, Bundick and his Toro Y Moi bandmates visited The Alternate Side's Studio A. Watch an exclusive TAS video of one of the songs performed day — "Studies" — and we'll post the entire Toro Y Moi session next month.

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