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Björk's next "album" Biophilia is a multimedia project that "celebrates how sound works in nature, exploring the infinite expanse of the universe, from planetary systems to atomic structure." To…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
I "sang" "Love Will Tear Us Apart" at our 2010 staff Holiday party and supposedly sounded like "an Eastern European guy who'd never heard the song before." Björk does a better job. She gave it a go…   Read Story »
A previously unreleased Björk song soundtracks Nick Knight's new 3-minute "fashion film" "To Lee, With Love, Nick," a tribute to her friend, the British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who…   Read Story »
Antony & The Johnsons' fourth album Swanlights is maybe my favorite. From start to finish it has a gorgeous tonal and emotional consistency to it. There's something very relaxed and spacious in…   Read Story »
Björk (as well as composer Ennio Morricone) won this year's prestigious Polar Music Prize, an award and cash grant given to outstanding musicians, composers, groups and organizations. It was created…   Read Story »
Björk's "The Comet Song," which she wrote with Icelandic author/poet/previous collaborator Sjón, appears in Moomins And The Comet Chase, the 3-D film starring Tove Jansson's animated trolls. (It…   Read Story »
Björk has returned to her Reykjavik homeland to help halt the sale of an Icelandic power company to Canada's Magma Energy. From bjork.com: Within two weeks time the Icelandic Government is due to…   Read Story »
Following up on last week's announcement of a studio-recorded iteration of the unlikely collaboration between Dirty Projectors and Björk -- initiated by DPs cover of "Hyperballad" for our tribute to…   Read Story »
Last Spring I asked Björk and Dirty Projectors to perform a benefit show at Housing Works. They said yes. I knew the Projectors thought highly of Björk's work (David Longstreth mentioned this when…   Read Story »