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The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How can we fully appreciate one major piece of work when there’s always another one coming right around the corner. And when the huge, fully-formed masterpieces are dropping from the sky… More »

I don’t think you can call it the best anything, but the most important music-related moving images this week were the flood of cell-phone videos from outside Hot 97 Summer Jam, where police responded to a fight by closing the show’s doors and then firing tear gas into the crowd. This sort of story is… More »

Here’s something you probably shouldn’t do: Listen to Vulnicura, the shatteringly sad family-breakup album that Björk released earlier this year, back-to-back with Post, the album she dropped 20 years ago tomorrow. Vulnicura is a great album, but it’s not an easy one to hear. It’s harsh and decentered and experimental and feverish and, again, shatteringly… More »

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Cheaper Björk & Dirty Projectors Tickets Available Via Lottery

We told you about the Björk and Dirty Projectors collaboration taking place on May 8th at Housing Works. On 4/15, a very limited number of…
brandon | March 31, 2009 - 12:28 pm

Live From Home: Björk With Dirty Projectors

We'll pass along the rest of the information soon, but for now we wanted to announce the most relevant details because we're excited (and tired…
brandon | March 26, 2009 - 4:43 pm

TV On The Radio, Lonely Island, Fake Björk Liven Up Saturday Night

This week’s SNL featured music guest TV On The Radio and host The Mean Guy In Wedding Crashers. Over the course of “Golden Age” and…
Amrit Singh | February 9, 2009 - 12:25 pm

New Björk (Feat. Thom Yorke) – “Nattura”

Björk sounds great on her new single "Nattura." Thom Yorke (that guy from Radiohead) adds smeary, windy way-ambient backing vocals, but the most prominent ingredient…
brandon | October 14, 2008 - 9:35 am

New Björk (Feat. Antony Hegarty) Video – “The Dull Flame Of Desire”

If you recall, there was a fan-made video contest for Björk's "Innocence." Well, turns out there was more than one winner: The contest's three runners…
brandon | September 15, 2008 - 10:03 am

Björk Suggests Journalists Look At Album Credits, Their Own Latent Sexism

In a note titled "Time To Put It Right," Björk sets the record straight about who did what on Vespertine. She posted the message at…
brandon | August 25, 2008 - 9:08 am


Icelandic musician Björk is known for her distinctive, pristine voice, unique fashion sense, eclectic compositional sense, visionary videos, and unique collaborations.
jim | July 16, 2008 - 6:07 am

Sigur Rós & Björk Join In Serving Iceland Some “Gobbledigook”

Saturday in Reykjavik saw a convergence of four of the world's greatest things -- Sigur Rós, Björk, National Geographic, and free -- for a Náttúra…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2008 - 9:36 am

Stream The Björk/Sigur Rós Show, Live From Iceland

Björk and Sigur Rós are playing a free, open-air concert tomorrow at the Botanical Garden on Laugavegur in Reykjavik, 7-10pm GMT (3-6PM EST). They’re “raising…
brandon | June 27, 2008 - 11:19 am

Tomorrow Is Record Store Day

When's the last time you want to an actual record store? Like where you have to walk through a door and can't just click "download"?
brandon | April 18, 2008 - 4:16 pm

ENJOYED: The Reviews Are In!

It's entirely possible you don't check Stereogum as often as we do, so drag your mouse to this link and click to download our tribute
Amrit Singh | April 2, 2008 - 6:04 pm

New Björk Video – “Wanderlust”

On this most Björk-y of days, Iceland's favorite daughter is also premiering her video for Volta's "Wanderlust." We've mentioned it previously, offering a few stills…
brandon | March 31, 2008 - 11:34 am

Stereogum Presents… Enjoyed: A Tribute To Björk’s Post

Stereogum’s complete 12-track Enjoyed comp is live and ready to be downloaded (for free). Yep, 12. Because No Age cooked up an excellent alternate take…
brandon | March 31, 2008 - 9:16 am

Björk: The Stereogum Interview

We first caught up with Björk via email while she was in Australia as part of her Volta tour. Later, we did a couple follow…
Scott Lapatine | March 28, 2008 - 4:06 pm

A Post About Post

Björk launched Post’s kaleidoscopic mix of electronic and dance music, her inimitable voice, and fantastical, personal lyrics into a very different, almost alien post-grunge landscape.
Scott Lapatine | March 28, 2008 - 3:19 pm

The ‘Gum Drop Volume XXVIII: Hear Dirty Projectors Cover Björk, Win An iPod Nano

On Monday 3/31, we launch Enjoyed, our song-by-song tribute to Björk's Post. (Click here for complete tracklist.) When we asked her about about the 1995…
brandon | March 26, 2008 - 10:04 am

Dirty Projectors – “Hyperballad”

On Monday 3/31, we launch Enjoyed, our song-by-song tribute to Björk’s Post. (Click here for complete tracklist.) When we asked her about about the 1995…
brandon | March 25, 2008 - 1:09 pm

Björk Talks Tibet And Kosovo, Releases “Wanderlust” Video Stills

"Declare Independence" is undoubtedly one of the best tracks from Volta. Unfortunately, the technically complex Michel Gondry video fails to tap the track's emotional power,…
brandon | March 5, 2008 - 10:16 am

Stereogum’s 30 Favorite Live Shows Of 2007

We saw a lot of concerts this year! You probably did too, if you're the sort to be checking music blogs on your downtime over
Stereogum | December 23, 2007 - 7:23 pm

New Björk Video – “Declare Independence”

Well shit, this is pretty great. Michel Gondry tag teams with Björk for the seventh time (and first in a decade, taking it back to…
Stereogum | December 6, 2007 - 9:32 am
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