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Sigur Rós Present “Valtari Hour”

Rolling Listen Session

May 14, 2012 Sigur Rós Bookmark and Share

Leading up to their release of their new album Valtari on May 29, Sigur Rós have announced that a special listening event will take place on May 17 that will give fans the opportunity to experience to the LP in its entirety. Playing via select radio stations, record stores, and a newly created website, the band’s Valtari Hour will be a rolling, New Year’s Eve-style event that will allow fans worldwide to collectively experience the forthcoming album throughout the course of a twenty-four hour day, beginning at 7 p.m. in every time zone around the globe. You can view the list of participating stations and stores below.

Participating Radio Stations (more to be confirmed):

KEXP – Seattle, WA

WNYC – New York, NY

XPN – Philadelphia, PA

KCMP (The Current) – St. Paul, MN

KTBG – Warrensburg, MO

WFUV – New York, NY

KXT – Dallas, TX

WYEP – Pittsburgh, PA

WTMD – Towson, MD

WBER – Rochester, NY

KRSH – Santa Rosa, CA

FM 94-9 “Big Sonic Chill” – San Diego, CA

Participating Indie Retail Stores:

BK Music (Richmond, VA)

Bull City (Durham, NC)

Bull Moose (Portland, ME)

Cactus Music (Houston)

Criminal (Atlanta, GA)

Dimple (Folsom, CA)

Disc Exchange (Knoxville)

Ear Candy (Missoula, MT)

Electric Fetus (Minneapolis)

End of an Ear (Austin)

Fingerprints (Long Beach, CA)

Good (Dallas)

Greywhale (Taylorsville, UT)

Grimey’s (Nashville)

Guestroom (Norman, OK & Oklahoma City, OK)

Harvest (Asheville, NC)

Homers (Omaha)

Landlocked (Bloomington, IN)

Lou’s (Encinitas, CA)

Luna (Indianapolis, IN)

Melody Supreme (Charlottesville, VA)

Monster (Charleston, SC)

Music Millennium (Portland, OR)

Origami (Los Angeles)

Park Avenue (Orlando)

Phono Select (Sacramento, CA)

Princeton Record Exchange (Princeton, NJ)

Radio Active (Ft. Lauderdale)

Rasputin (Berkeley, CA)

Record Archive (Rochester, NY)

Record Exchange (Boise, ID)

Repo Records (Philadelphia) Schoolkids (Raleigh, NC)

Sonic Boom (Seattle)

Sound Garden (Baltimore)

Streetlight (San Jose & Santa Cruz)

Strictly Discs (Madison)

The Telegraph (London, CT)

Twist & Shout (Denver)

UHF Records (Royal Oaks, MI)

Underground Sound (Ann Arbor, MI)

Vintage Vinyl (St. Louis, MO)

Vinyl Renaissance (Kansas City, KS)

Waterloo (Austin)

Zia (Phoenix)



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