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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 »
In March of 2009 Björk and Alex Ross and I got together to do an unannounced afternoon DJ set at Housing Works. Our theme was "bass" and we included live interactions from Mick Barr (on…   Read Story »
Mika Levy and her Shapes released one of the best British albums this year -- a debut, no less -- although you wouldn't know that from the Mercury Prize. Or its nominee list. No, for that sort of…   Read Story »
What started as a mutual admiration uncovered by Dirty Projectors' cover of "Hyperballad" for Enjoyed crystallized into an unforgettable evening of Bitte Björka at Housing Works Bookstore in SoHo on…   Read Story »
The show's officially sold out, but a very limited amount of tickets were held back and go on sale for $50 at Housing Works Bookstore this coming Wednesday (4/15). They'll be sold in pairs by lottery…   Read Story »
In mid-October we posted about Björk's Náttúra," a song that included extremely ambient vocal noises from Thom Yorke and prominent drums from Lightning Bolt and "Dull Flame Of Desire"'s Brian…   Read Story »