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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 is… 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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David Bowie, Björk, Thom Yorke, & More Sign Letter Urging Climate Change Deal

Dazed reports that David Bowie, Björk, Thom Yorke, Damon Albarn, Phil Selway, Courtney Barnett, Robert Plant, Chrissie Hynde, Bobby Gillespie, My Morning Jacket, Bon Iver's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 27, 2015 - 12:34 pm

Björk Shares PSA To Fight Destruction Of Iceland’s Highlands

Björk has posted a PSA calling for global action to prevent the destruction of Iceland's highlands. "Icelanders have a deadline. For 11 more days they…
James Rettig | November 6, 2015 - 10:21 am

Björk Announces Limited Edition Vulnicura Live Album

Björk's titanic Vulnicura dropped prematurely at the beginning of the year thanks to a leak, but the Icelandic artist has found a variety of ways…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 22, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Björk Announces Strings-Only Version Of Vulnicura

Vulnicura was released all the way back in January, and still stands as one of the best albums of the year. Björk's been messing with…
James Rettig | October 5, 2015 - 5:18 pm

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 videos…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2015 - 11:35 am
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