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The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

I don’t think you can call it the best anything, but the most important music-related moving images this week were the flood of cell-phone videos from outside Hot 97 Summer Jam, where police responded to a fight by closing the show’s doors and then firing tear gas into the crowd. This sort of story i… More »

Here’s something you probably shouldn’t do: Listen to Vulnicura, the shatteringly sad family-breakup album that Björk released earlier this year, back-to-back with Post, the album she dropped 20 years ago tomorrow. Vulnicura is a great album, but it’s not an easy one to hear. It’s harsh and decentered and experimental and feverish and, again, shatteringly… More »

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Stream Björk Vulnicura Remix Project – Part Three

Björk changed the conversation about breakup albums when she released Vulnicura, her stunning, gut-wrenching meditation on the dissolution of her partnership with Matthew Barney. Consider:…
Caitlin White | October 1, 2015 - 10:30 am

Björk Canceled Tour Dates Because Singing Vulnicura Songs Was Too Hard And Because She’s Working On New Music

Last week, Björk canceled a few European tour dates. Today, she's offered an explanation for those cancelations on Facebook. And it turns out that she…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2015 - 9:17 am

Björk Shares Her Personal Emails With Philosopher Timothy Morton

Following the disintegration of her long-term romantic relationship with Matthew Barney, Björk opened up her heart to the world through her new album Vulnicura, a…
Caitlin White | July 24, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Stream Björk Vulnicura Remix Project – Part Two

Björk's Vulnicura is one of the bravest, most intimate albums of the year, and even its premature leak couldn't lessen its impact. She dealt with…
Caitlin White | June 22, 2015 - 1:42 pm

Stream Björk Vulnicura Remix Project – Part One

Björk co-curated a Tri-Angle Records Rinse FM podcast back in February, and her set included a remixed version of Vulnicura’s “NotGet” by Berlin-based producer Lotic.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2015 - 6:26 pm

Björk – “Black Lake” Video

Björk's "Black Lake" video has been on view at New York's MoMA for awhile now, but unless you made it to the controversial retrospective of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2015 - 12:14 pm

The 6 Best Performances Of Governors Ball 2015 Saturday

Following up a set from Drake would be a tough job for anyone, and the bill for Saturday’s Governors Ball did seem a little sparse…
Stereogum | June 7, 2015 - 2:03 pm

Watch Björk’s 360-Degree Virtual Reality “Stonemilker” Video

The video for "Stonemilker," the monumental opening track from Björk's harrowing breakup opus Vulnicura, is a 360-degree virtual reality video by Andrew Thomas Huang. It…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 11:08 am

Stream Björk’s DJ Mix For Tri Angle Records’ 5th Birthday

On Friday night, as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival, the indie label Tri Angle threw itself a fifth birthday party in the…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2015 - 11:08 am

There Was Almost A Björk Song In Mad Men

Every time a cult TV show ends, a media storm of nostalgia sweeps over the internet. That's happening with Mad Men right now, and the…
Caitlin White | March 27, 2015 - 6:04 pm

Download Last Night’s Björk Concert At NYC’s City Center

Last night, Björk played a show at New York's City Center theater supported by producer Arca, percussionist Manu Delago, and a fifteen-piece orchestra called Alarm…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2015 - 10:55 pm

Björk’s “Stonemilker” Virtual Reality Experience Begins Sunday In NYC & London

Björk is one of the few artists working whose music videos are almost always worth a watch -- at the very least, they're reliably strange…
Peter Helman | March 21, 2015 - 5:54 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most of the music world is nursing a vast, collective hangover down in Austin right now, which means we didn't see too many new video…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 11:35 am

Björk – “Family” Moving Album Cover

Last week, Björk premiered the first video to accompany her devastating new album Vulnicura. The clip for "Lionsong" featured the Icelandic artist performing in a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 16, 2015 - 1:34 pm

Björk – “Lionsong” Video

Björk is one of the great music-video artists of all time, and she's just shared her clip for the devastating "Lionsong," from her bottomlessly sad…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2015 - 10:20 am

Watch Björk And Arca Perform “Stonemilker” Live For The First Time At Carnegie Hall

Yesterday, Björk played her first show in support of Vulnicura at Carnegie Hall. The first half of the show was dedicated to performing most of…
James Rettig | March 8, 2015 - 9:28 pm

Art Critics Hate Björk’s MoMa Retrospective

Björk isn't a visual artist, but she's conducted her entire public life as if it's a piece of theatrical performative art. So it made sense…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2015 - 1:50 pm
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