Posts Tagged ‘Bjork’

Why Björk’s New Album Isn’t on Spotify

Streaming services have presented a uniquely modern set of issues for musicians. Some artists are happy just to get their music heard, and others have made it clear that they’re not willing to feed into this new... Read more »

Björk’s New Album “Vulnicura” Is Out Now

We're four years removed from Biophilia, the eighth studio album from Icelandic experimental pop queen Björk. Over the second half of 2014, there were whisperings of her next album, Vulnicura, which was rumored to be dropping... Read more »

Watch Björk Tell The Nativity Story on Icelandic TV Age 11

Happy Holidays! The video, which comes from 1976, sees Bjork telling the story of Jesus’ birth, accompanied by music played by students from the Reykjavík Children’s Music School. It came from a Christmas special for Icelandic TV station RUV. Watch the... Read more »

Björk, Lykke Li, and Dev Hynes Came to Watch Me Play The Same Song Over and Over

Ragnar Kjartansson is beaming at me, thumbs tucked into the belt loops of a three-piece pinstripe suit. His eyes are very blue, and he seems to be staring at the entire crowd at once. “It’s going to... Read more »

Listen to Nire’s Beautifully Twisted Remixes of FKA twigs, A$AP Ferg, Bjork, and Beyonce

We don’t know much about NYC producer Nire, but we do know that she can definitely put together a great remix. Jumping out the gate with the Plur Allure “remixtape,” Nire laces us with beautifully skewed versions... Read more »

Watch Jay Z Honor Björk by Playing “Pagan Poetry”

File this under “things you’d never expect to see at a Jay Z show.” During Jay Z’s concert in Uniondale, New York on Sunday night, the rapper decided to honor Björk–who was in the audience–by playing... Read more »

The Best Screams in Music

Yes, its Halloween. And, yes, we associate screaming with horror movies and all things scary coincide with October 31st. That’s pretty much where the connection between this list and the calendar end, so let’s enjoy the... Read more »

The 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival Performances, Rated Pitchfork-Style

When in Rome, right? Instead of giving you the typical run-down or waiting for the videos to surface, we've decided to get judgmental and rate the performances from the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival in the style... Read more »

Björk Announces Tour Dates For West Coast Residencies, to Include Educational Workshops

Come May, Björk will be performing in San Francisco and L.A. with three-night residencies in each respective city in support of her most recent album, Biophilia. Along with performing shows, she will also be holding Biophilia... Read more »

Bjӧrk’s “Mutual Core” Video to Air Daily in Times Square During March

As soon as Bjӧrk started talking about tectonic plates and raising up creatures from the sand, we knew this video for “Mutual Core” was going to be a good one—and now the clip is slotted to... Read more »

12 Musicians to Invite to Thanksgiving Dinner (and What They’ll Bring)

Ah, the holidays. A time for family, friends, food, celebrations, and, of course, stress. This time of year comes as a double-edged sword in that it’s both joyous but incredibly taxing. So in an effort to... Read more »

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Bjork

It has been made very clear over the past few decades: There is nobody on this planet quite like Björk. The 47-year-old Icelandic singer (full name: Björk Guðmundsdóttir) takes creativity to new heights, and over the... Read more »

Video: Bjork – “Mutual Core”

To accent the news of the Biophilia remix project that’s forthcoming, Bjork and MOCA finally shared the video for Biophilia‘s “Mutual Core,” and if you’re even a passing fan of Bjork’s, you should already be prepared... Read more »

Death Grips, Hudson Mohawke and Others Remix Bjork

If your days were as marked be experimentation and reinvention as Bjork‘s career has been, you’d probably find yourself with no fixed address and whatever friends you still maintained would think you endlessly fascinating if, occasionally,... Read more »

Björk – “Sacrifice (Death Grips Remix)”

So, this happened. Without the past-the-breaking-point vocals of Stefan Burnett as the focal point, this Death Grips remix is far less threatening than your typical DG product. Still, with a jumbled resemblance of a human voice lurking behind... Read more »