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VON BRIGI

Sigur Rs

Post Rock/Math rock


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2.81 | 38 ratings | 4 reviews | 5% 5 stars

Good, but non-essential

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Studio Album, released in 1998

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Syndir Gus (Remix by Biogen) (6:55)
2. Syndir Gus (Remix by Mm) (4:52)
3. Leit Af Lfi (Remix by Plasmic) (5:26)
4. Myrkur (Remix by Ilo) (5:29)
5. Myrkur (Remix by Dirty-bix) (5:01)
6. 180 Sekndur Fyrir Slarupprs (Remix by Curver) (3:00)
7. Hn Jr (Remix by Hassbrur) (5:19)
8. Leit Af Lfi (Remix by Thor) (5:32)
9. Von (Remix by Gusgus) (7:24)
10. Leit Af Lfi (Remix by Sigur Rs) (5:02)

Total Time: 54:00

Line-up / Musicians

- Jn r Birgisson / vocals, guitars
- Georg Hlm / bass
- gst var Gunnarsson / drums

Releases information

Remixes of songs from Sigur Rs's first album, 'Von'.

CD Smekkleysa ‎- SM 67 CDR (1998, Iceland)

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SIGUR RS Von Brigi ratings distribution


2.81
(38 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(5%)
5%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(11%)
11%
Good, but non-essential (26%)
26%
Collectors/fans only (29%)
29%
Poor. Only for completionists (29%)
29%

SIGUR RS Von Brigi reviews


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Review by UMUR
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3 stars "Von Brigi" is an album featuring remixes of songs from Icelandic post-rock act Sigur Rs 1997 debut album "Von". The album was released through Smekkleysa Records in 1998. It has yet (up until 2022) not seen an international release and has only been released on Iceland or through the bands online store. A green-coloured vinyl version exists but was only pressed in 100 copies.

Its interesting how different the remix versions of the songs sound from the original ambient, noisy, and droning post-rock versions from "Von" (1997). Most have been given a shot of electronica or at least some programmed drum beats, so while this is still ambient and atmospheric music, the material have become a much more rhythmically awarding listen. The tracks have been cut up and put together again and if I didnt know it, I wouldnt necessarily have guessed that these were remixes of the material from "Von" (1997). Thats how different this sounds to the original.

"Von Brigi" is a well produced release. You hear all details, and some of the minimalistic droning tracks from "Von" (1997) come to life in a whole new way in these remix versions. Overall Ive been pleasantly surprised by "Von Brigi" and much prefer this album to the original. Theres power and bite here and also an air of accessibility that the uncompromising drone of "Von" (1997) does not offer, and its deliberating. A 3 star (60%) rating is warranted.

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4 stars Outlandish There are pieces of music which make the evening to a psychedelic voyage. A voyage to an another weird land. This remix album contains very experimental and mind-blowing remixes of diverse Iceland electronic works. The whole album appears very calming although it keeps the tempo and ... (read more)

Report this review (#202213) | Posted by ChrisDawid | Monday, February 9, 2009 | Review Permanlink

5 stars I personnally rate this album a 4 1/2 out of 5, with track 8 be dismal. however tracks 7 and 10 are, in my opinion, awesome, along with the other tracks being very good. I have a strong interest in electronica and even drum and bass, along with a love for the wonderous sounds of sigur ros. if you ar ... (read more)

Report this review (#69417) | Posted by | Wednesday, February 15, 2006 | Review Permanlink

1 stars Warning: Though it seems harsh to give an album one star, on a site such as this it deserves so. Unless I read the website's given name wrong and this page is really "http://www.technoarchives.com/techno_rock_discography_CD.asp?cd_id=7346." I must say I don't know anything about ambience, t ... (read more)

Report this review (#36622) | Posted by The Ryan | Wednesday, June 15, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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