Posts Tagged ‘Jónsi’

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has contributed a new song for James Ponsoldt’s thriller The Circle. The track is a new recording of the classic song Simple Gifts by Shaker. Listen to the song after the jump (via Pitchfork). STX Recordings and Sony Masterworks will release a soundtrack album featuring the track, as well as Danny Elfman‘s original score from the movie on […]

Lakeshore Records will release a soundtrack album for the WGN America original series Manhattan. The album features selections from the original music from the show’s first season composed by Sigur Rós front man Jónsi & Alex Somers. Also included is music from the drama’s second season composed by Jeff Russo (Fargo) and Zoe Keating. The soundtrack will be released […]

Jónsi & Alex have written two new compositions for Cameron Crowe’s upcoming romantic comedy Aloha. The movie also features music by Hawaiian music legends Genoa Keawe and The Royal Hawaiian Serenaders, as well as slack-key guitar players Cyril Pahinui, Bobby Ingano and Ledward Kaapana. The film’s soundtrack album will also feature songs by Beck, David Crosby, Fleetwood Mac, The […]

Composer John Powell and singer/ songwriter Jónsi were honored with an Annie Award in the Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production category for the music from DreamWorks Animation’s hit animated film How to Train Your Dragon 2. Producer Bonnie Arnold accepted their award at the ceremony at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The other contenders in […]

Premiering tonight is the WGN America original series Manhattan created by Sam Shaw and starring John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Daniel Stern, Ashley Zukerman and Rachel Brosnahan. The show’s original music is composed by Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi and Alex Somers who are scoring their first TV show. To learn more about the drama, which follows the brilliant but flawed scientists who build the […]

The details of the soundtrack album for the animated feature sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2 have been revealed. The album features the film’s original music composed by John Powell (The Bourne Trilogy, Kung Fu Panda, Shrek) who received his first Oscar nomination for his score for the original 2010 film. Also included is the original song Where No […]

Sigur Rós front man Jónsi and Alex Somers have been hired to score the upcoming WGN America original series Manhattan. The show is created by Sam Shaw (Masters of Sex) and stars John Benjamin Hickey, Olivia Williams, Daniel Stern, Ashley Zukerman and Rachel Brosnahan. The drama is set against the backdrop of the clandestine mission […]

Jónsi & Alex have written the music for the indie coming-of-age drama The Wilderness of James. The film marks the feature directorial debut of Michael Johnson and stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Virginia Madsen, Isabelle Fuhrman, Evan Ross and Danny DeVito. The movie follows a boy dealing with the absence of his father who begins to explore […]

During the DreamWorks Animation panel at Comic-Con in San Diego, it was announced that Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi will contribute three new compositions, including direct collaborations with composer John Powell, to the studio’s upcoming animated film sequel How to Train Your Dragon 2. It was also confirmed that Powell will return to compose the score […]

Six movies are opening nationwide this holiday weekend. Three movies already opened on Wednesday and two films will be receiving a wide release on Christmas Day. Among the December 21 releases is the thriller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo directed by David Fincher and starring Rooney Mara, Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Robin Wright, Stellan […]