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In putting this week’s list together, I thought about including the video with Michelle Obama rapping about how you should go to college. It’s not on the list, and I didn’t omit it because it’s not a music video. It actually totally is a music video. I didn’t include it because (1) it’s corny as… More »

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians at the expense of black excellence. Even within the bizarre and outmoded musical value system that is the Grammys, it felt like a regression. So it’s especially surprising that the… More »

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going to be a fool’s errand. And it’s true. We always agonize over our year-end lists, but we agonized harder over this one than we usually do. There are albums that… More »

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Björk – “Moon” Video

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.
Corban Goble | September 26, 2011 - 10:36 am
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Björk – “Moon”

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…
Corban Goble | August 22, 2011 - 4:38 pm
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Björk – “Virus”

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.
Amrit Singh | August 8, 2011 - 9:44 am
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Matthew Herbert Remixes Björk

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…
Scott Lapatine | August 4, 2011 - 12:11 pm
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Björk’s Biophilia: The $800 Box Set

For the broader pop cultural population, Björk's brilliant musical creativity is surpassed by her eccentric personal brand. Not for nothing, I guess. To wit: Last…
Amrit Singh | August 3, 2011 - 8:12 am
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Björk – “Crystalline” Video

Here's the eye popping first video from Björk's app album Biophilia. It was directed by Michel Gondry on Björk's home planet of Krypton. …
Scott Lapatine | July 26, 2011 - 8:24 am
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Bon Iver Covers Björk

Yesterday was Bon Iver Day in Milwaukee and a couple of thousand folks in the city were lucky enough to celebrate with Justin Vernon himself…
Scott Lapatine | July 23, 2011 - 8:41 pm
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Björk – “Cosmogony”

Following "Crystalline," we now have our first listen to "Cosmogony," another track from Björk's forthcoming interactive album/app Biophilia. Take a listen: …
Scott Lapatine | July 18, 2011 - 4:50 pm
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Stereogum Q&A: Björk Talks Biophilia

Biophilia is one of 2011's best releases, even without the Apps, invented instruments, live shows, educational workshops, etc. The songwriting itself is sharp, the feel…
brandon | June 29, 2011 - 11:37 am
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Björk – “Crystalline”

"Crystalline" is the first single from Bjork's Biophilia, the iPad-inspired multi-media LP that will celebrate "how sound works in nature, exploring the infinite expanse of…
Scott Lapatine | June 25, 2011 - 3:17 pm
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Preview Björk’s “Crystalline”

Last month we learned a bit about Biophilia, Björk’s forthcoming multi-media album that will see each of its ten tracks released as an app. (She's…
Scott Lapatine | June 5, 2011 - 7:23 pm
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Björk Launches Biophilia Website

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…
brandon | May 10, 2011 - 10:55 am

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

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
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am
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Björk Covers Joy Division

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…
brandon | January 10, 2011 - 12:22 pm
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Hear New Björk Song In Alexander McQueen Tribute Film

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…
brandon | December 7, 2010 - 6:34 pm
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Antony & The Johnsons (Feat. Björk) – “Flétta”

Antony & The Johnsons' fourth album Swanlights is maybe my favorite. From start to finish it has a gorgeous tonal and emotional consistency to it.
brandon | September 16, 2010 - 9:26 am
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Robyn – “Hyperballad” (Björk Cover) Live Video

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jessica | August 30, 2010 - 4:51 pm
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Björk – “The Comet Song” Video

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…
brandon | August 23, 2010 - 6:15 pm
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Björk Protests Iceland Energy Sale

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: …
Scott Lapatine | July 19, 2010 - 4:24 pm

Dirty Projectors & Björk Mount Wittenberg Orca Is Out Now

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…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2010 - 9:15 am
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