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

12. No Age – “It’s Oh So Quiet” (Alternate Take)

No Age On "It's Oh So Quiet" "'It's Oh So Quiet' is such an amazing song, played by what sounds to be a full orchestra.
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:43 pm

11. Atlas Sound – “Headphones”

Atlas Sound On "Headphones" "What has always interested me in Björk's music is her ability to change her identity with each album. She always seems…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:41 pm

10. El Guincho – “Cover Me”

El Guincho On "Cover Me" "At first, I asked my ex-girlfriend to record some voice tracks for the song and tried to figure out how…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:40 pm

9. White Hinterland – “I Miss You”

White Hinderland On "I Miss You" "I didn't grow up listening to Björk, but have always liked whenever something of hers would come on a…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:38 pm

8. Final Fantasy & Ed Droste – “Possibly Maybe”

Final Fantasy & Ed Droste On "Possibly Maybe" "I realized recently that Björk is probably my most listened to and adored artist thus far in…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:37 pm

7. Xiu Xiu – “Isobel”

Xiu Xiu On "Isobel" "It is easy, I think, to miss Björk's lyrics sometimes. Not because of any lack of shine on their part, but…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:35 pm

6. Evangelicals – “You’ve Been Flirting Again”

Evangelicals On "You've Been Flirting Again" "This is a mysterious song, I think. It's unclear who the 'you' in the title is and and the…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:33 pm

5. Pattern Is Movement – “Enjoy”

Pattern Is Movement On "Enjoy" "Björk's music informs nearly every one of Pattern is Movement's songs. We've always been completely enamored with her ability to…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:32 pm

4. Bell – “It’s Oh So Quiet”

Bell On "It's Oh So Quiet" "Oddly enough, I can't remember the first time I heard 'It's Oh So Quiet' -- the song has just…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:30 pm

3. High Places – “Modern Things”

High Places On "Modern Things" "Covering Björk is on par with covering other personal faves such as Morrisey, or Joni Mitchell, i.e., somebody who has…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:27 pm

2. Dirty Projectors – “Hyperballad”

Dirty Projectors On "Hyperballad" "I think what I took from Björk when I was obsessed with her in high school was her way with deconstruction.
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:24 pm

1. Liars – “Army of Me”

Liars On "Army Of Me" "We were in Belgium when we got this call. I became sleepless with excitement -- tossing and turning thinking of…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:24 pm