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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

Check Out Björk’s Eye-Popping Vulnicura Physical Album Cover

Björk's heart-shattering new breakup album Vulnicura came out in January because of an early leak, but it wasn't supposed to come out until sometime this…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Björk Weighs In On Spotify Debate

The great Spotify debate rages on, and the latest artist to weigh in is Icelandic fairy queen Björk, who addressed the streaming service in an…
Caitlin White | February 27, 2015 - 10:39 am

Björk – “NotGet (Lotic Remix)”

Björk co-hosted Tri-Angle Records' Rinse FM podcast last night, and her set included a new remix of her Vulnicura track "NotGet" by Berlin producer Lotic.
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 10:37 am

Björk – “Black Lake” Trailer

Working with director Andrew Thomas Huang, Björk has made a short film for "Black Lake," the soul-ripping 10-minute centerpiece from her emotionally heavy new album…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2015 - 11:21 am

MoMA Details Björk Retrospective Featuring New Immersive Music Film Black Lake

If Björk's wrenching and masterful new album Vulnicura hadn't leaked early, its release would've coincided with the opening of the Museum Of Modern Art's new
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2015 - 10:33 am

Björk Discusses Vulnicura Leak For The First Time

Björk's staggering new album Vulnicura entered the world early thanks to a leak. In a new interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe (via NME),…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2015 - 1:52 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

As Chris cannily noted in his last The Week In Pop, "the TV-shows-about-the-music-industry industry is booming," even as the music industry itself melts deeper into…
Stereogum | January 23, 2015 - 5:01 pm

Björk’s Label Details Contentious Dealings Behind Rush Vulnicura Release

Leaks are nothing new, but a lot of big name artists have had albums surface online well ahead of their release dates this year. That…
James Rettig | January 22, 2015 - 7:05 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Björk Vulnicura

When a brilliant artist drops a surprise album out of nowhere, like gold from the sky, it's a cause for celebration: Radiohead ripping through music-business…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Following Leak, Björk’s Vulnicura Is On iTunes Now

Well, this is one way to deal with a leak. Björk's much-anticipated new album Vulnicura wasn't supposed to come out until March, but it leaked
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2015 - 2:47 pm

Björk’s Vulnicura Leaks Days After Being Announced

Björk's Vulnicura has apparently leaked two months early, which means you can stop watching her reading the nativity story on Icelandic TV as a kid
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2015 - 12:37 pm

New Björk, New Björk: She’s Playing Intimate NYC Shows In March & April

Björk's new Vulnicura is out in March, and until now the only live appearance she had announced to promote it was New York's early summer…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2015 - 5:59 pm

Björk Announces New Album Vulnicura

There's been rumblings about a new Björk album for a while, and tonight she's made it official with a note she shared on her Facebook.
James Rettig | January 13, 2015 - 9:34 pm

The Haxan Cloak Is Working On The New Björk Album

A few months ago, we got the news that the squiggling mutant trap producer Arca was collaborating with Björk on a new album, her long-awaited…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2015 - 9:39 am

Watch An 11-Year-Old Björk Tell The Nativity Story On Icelandic TV

In 1976, an 11-year-old Björk participated in a Christmas special for Icelandic TV station RUV in which she read the nativity story while accompanied by…
James Rettig | December 22, 2014 - 11:11 am

New Björk Album, Feat. Production By Arca, Confirmed For 2015

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.
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2014 - 4:21 pm

Arca – “Thievery” Video (NSFW)

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…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2014 - 9:27 am

Lucki Eck$ – “Hidden Place” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 3:05 pm

Watch Björk’s Biophilia Live Trailer

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…
James Rettig | August 14, 2014 - 7:33 pm

MoMA Announces Björk Retrospective

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…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2014 - 12:10 pm

Björk Confirms Death Grips Collab: “I Am Thrilled To Be Their ‘Found Object'”

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…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Download Death Grips’ “Niggas On The Moon” Feat. Björk, Half Of A New Album The Powers That B

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
Scott Lapatine | June 9, 2014 - 12:01 am

Watch Jay Z Play Some “Pagan Poetry” As Björk Attends His Concert On Long Island

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…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 12:01 pm

List

10 Bands Who Banned Photos In 2013

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…
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2013 - 9:46 am

She & Him Are The Latest Act To Ban Camera Phones Via Patronizing Signage

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…
Michael Nelson | July 8, 2013 - 6:49 pm

The Anniversary

Debut Turns 20

At this point, Björk has been so esteemed for so long, and she's followed her own muse down so many rabbit holes, that she basically…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2013 - 4:21 pm