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Björk has just announced a ten-night New York City extravaganza around her multi-format song-cycle Biophilia. This will probably be substantially similar to the David Attenborough-narrated/24-member…   Read Story »
Björk hasn't exactly been giving the full-court promotional press to her new album Biophilia. But she did recently make an increasingly rare TV visit, showing up with her giant bank of weird…   Read Story »
Before we proceed, please be clear that this is no Michel Gondry studio affair but rather a sheerly live video. But given how few have actually had a chance to see the wondrous, science- and…   Read Story »
Last week, from Wednesday until Sunday, Reykjavik, Iceland hosted its annual Airwaves festival. It's an urban festival and a hell of a party, with the city's invariably intimate venues acting in…   Read Story »
We still don't know too much about all the iPad-based extramusical content associated with Biophilia, the new album from Björk. But the album itself is now streaming in full at NPR's website. Go…   Read Story »
Every Björk album has some sort of overarching concept that also serves as an attention-grabbing hook -- the Feminist World Warrior album, the A Capella album, the Sexy Bedtime IDM album. For an…   Read Story »
Biophilia's release got pushed back a couple of weeks, but here's the clip for "Moon," which is basically an animated version of the album cover. High-art cohorts Inez and Vinoodh helped out with the…   Read Story »
Here's a new cut from Björk's high-concept forthcoming LP Biophilia called "Moon," a spare, swirling cut that puts Björk's cascading vocals up front. Previously on Björkwatch you've heard "Virus,"…   Read Story »
You've heard "Crystalline," "Cosmogony", and those Matthew Herbert remixes, but maybe it's "Virus" that will convince you to spring for the $812 edition of Biophilia. Maybe! How'd it go?   Read Story »
Björk is one of the most remixed artists in my iTunes library, so it's no surprise that Omar Souleyman, Serban Ghenea, and Matthew Herbert have all already tweaked Biophilia tracks in advance of the…   Read Story »