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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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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

Björk “Declare Independence” Video Preview

After letting a fan conjure the atmosphere for mechanistic, hyper-percussive "Innocence," Björk enlisted old standby Michel Gondry to transform punky, flag-planting Volta standout "Declare Independence"…
Stereogum | November 29, 2007 - 10:50 am

In Case You Missed It: Last Night’s Party (Feat. Radiohead Covering Björk)

So Radiohead hosted a party yesterday (hosted, get it?). Everybody was invited, but not everybody could get in -- or get online, as it were.
Stereogum | November 9, 2007 - 10:07 am

Foo Fighters, Jon Bon Jovi Get Punched Just Before Eating (And Björk & Charles Barkley Do Iconoclasts)

This week's SNL got off to a rocky start when a cross-eyed and painful-to-watch Ritchie Sambora lost his next-to-only line during host Jon Bon Jovi's…
Stereogum | October 15, 2007 - 10:21 am

Björk @ Madison Square Garden, NYC 9/24/07

Well we saw Björk's first US show in support of Volta (at Coachella -- SNL doesn't count), so it was particularly symmetrical of…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 12:40 pm

Update For Cutie, Radiohead, Björk

Slow Fridays are good for one thing: studio progress updates! Although, today has been kind of special as far as non-news studio news goes. So,…
Stereogum | September 7, 2007 - 3:32 pm

New Björk Video – “Innocence”

There's a winner! Yes indeed, Björk's fan-made video contest has been won by the French duo Fred&Annabelle (their lack of spaces, not ours), whose visually…
Stereogum | August 8, 2007 - 9:40 am

Voilà, Your Volta Victors

After a sufficient amount of pre-release buzz and chatter, Björk's Volta finally sees release tomorrow, so we figured we'd remind you of that fact by…
Stereogum | May 7, 2007 - 4:16 pm

Coachella: Björk Lays Early Claim To Set Of Fest

Not that Coachella's a competition ... but of course it is. Who's gonna turn in the show to set tongues wagging (à la…
Stereogum | April 28, 2007 - 3:41 pm

Your Photoshopped Voltas

Thanks to all who took our Volta Photoshop This! challenge. As always, the graphic designers among you impressed us. Of course we received hundreds of…
Stereogum | April 26, 2007 - 1:00 pm

New Björk Video – “Earth Intruders”

Björk handed the reins over to French director Michel Ocelot for the first official Volta vid, sorta like a mashup of the “Human Behaviour” forest…
Stereogum | April 20, 2007 - 6:12 pm

New Björk – “Innocence”

This fan-made vid contest is all the rage these days, eh? Well, the best part about Björk's contest to let you create the video for
Stereogum | April 20, 2007 - 10:30 am

Make Your Very Own Volta Cover

The viral Volta onslaught wasn't enough to appease Björk fans' appetites and impatience for the record's release, so the photoshop savvy among 'em have taken…
Stereogum | April 17, 2007 - 7:55 pm

Born Ruffians Cover Grizzly Bear (Studio Version), Ed Droste Reveals His Ideal

Last year we posted about Warp Records' Born Ruffians in-studio performance at KEXP, covering Grizzly Bear's "Knife," giving the standard-in-the-making a pepped-up, jangly-guit R&B shuffle.
Stereogum | April 17, 2007 - 3:23 pm

Björk Talks Volta, Adorably

Footage and interview from the Volta studio sessions and photo shoot. She had us at “Hello”! Someone should dress like this for the Of Montreal…
Stereogum | April 11, 2007 - 9:20 am

New Björk – “Earth Intruders”

Those bits of cracked out audio that Gerome Voltaire was leaking crop up in the first single from Volta, streaming in this YouTube clip set…
Stereogum | April 7, 2007 - 7:11 pm

Björk Covers 2Unlimited … Drunk

Most of you know Stereogum’s mission to be Fair And Balanced?, so for every report of a fake Björk item, we endeavor to offer one…
Stereogum | April 1, 2007 - 5:20 pm

April’s Fööls

From bjö (yes, we're going to do the stupid umlaut joke indefinitely):2007-04-01 Unfortunate change of plans We have just received notification of the serious…
Stereogum | April 1, 2007 - 2:16 pm

Volta Goes Viral … Maybe

Over the past few days we've been receiving emails about an odd MySpace friend of Björk's (bottom right on her list of "friends"), itshardtofindbandnames.
Stereogum | March 28, 2007 - 5:25 pm

Björk’s Volta Cover

Bjö’s got the goods for our massive graphic designer contingent. Feast your eyes on the cover of Volta. An artistic depiction loosely based…
Stereogum | March 23, 2007 - 2:07 pm
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