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It's been three years now since Björk released the skittering, science-inspired album Biophilia, and lately we've been hearing rumblings that she's working on its follow-up. A few weeks ago, there…   Read Story »
Arca's new video for "Thievery" is an astounding piece of work, and it effectively does for twerking what Aphex Twin's "Windowlicker" did for late-'90s rap-video excess. "Thievery" was already a…   Read Story »
Last month, one Mixtape Of The Week went to the young Chicago rapper Lucki Eck$ and his transcendently zooted tape Body High. Maybe the greatest track on that tape was "Hidden Place," on which Eck$…   Read Story »
Björk's ambitious Biophilia project has been ongoing since 2011, when the compositions were first released as a series of apps. That was followed up with a two-year-long worldwide tour, which has…   Read Story »
Björk has long been as much a part of the art world as the music one; she did, after all, end up boo'ed up with Matthew Barney, rather than Tricky or Goldie. And next year, New York's Museum Of…   Read Story »
You'll forgive us if we don't automatically take Death Grips at their word. Late last night, the group released niggas on the moon, the first half of their forthcoming double album the powers that…   Read Story »
Death Grips just unleashed half of a new double album, the powers that b. The first installment/disc, "niggas on the moon," features Björk (who they remixed a few years back) on all eight tracks.…   Read Story »
Björk has been living in New York for a while now, and if you're in New York and you get a chance to see Jay Z live, you go; duh. Last night, Björk went to Jay's show at Long Island's Nassau…   Read Story »
Technological currents have carried us ever closer to cyborg status, our smartphones becoming more and more like permanent extensions of our hands. That includes at concerts, where shooting photo and…   Read Story »
Camera phones have been interfering with sight lines at concerts for years. Why, it was way back in 2010 that legendary opponents of contemporary culture the Black Crowes took an aesthetic stand…   Read Story »