Last night, October 2nd, was a beautiful, refreshing night at the Greek with Sigur Ros taking the stage. Nothing could have been sweeter than the silence of the crowd mid-set during a break in the intro to "Festival" from the band's latest release Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust. Silence! Everyone attentive... listening... before the eruption of strings that swirled up and into decrescendo, leaving the melody at the sound of a whistle. The genius of that whistle!
Parachutes, also from Iceland, opened the sold out show. Check out the slideshow here or just click on the image below.
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Words and photographs by Timothy Norris.