Articles tagged björk

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘90s - Part 5 (20 - 1)

The fifth and final part of our examination of the 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '90s, includes Portishead, Blur, Björk, R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and more.

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Governors Ball Day 2: The Distractions of Björk, Future Islands, Ryan Adams + More (Photos)

The end of Day 2 was a choice between Ryan Adams and Deadmau5, but before them Future Islands, Björk and many more provided welcome distractions.

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26 Jan 2015 // 3:06 AM

Björk: Vulnicura (Take 1)

Björk's devastating ninth album Vulnicura, brutally chronicles the dissolution of her relationship with longtime partner, avant-garde NY filmmaker and sculptor Matthew Barney.

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PopMatters at Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 (Day One: 19 July 2013)

Sunshine and rain, harps and hardcore, and even a giant musical Tesla coil; Day One at Pitchfork 2013 was a gloriously uneven experience.

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The 10 Best Productions by… Guy Sigsworth

On the eve of his next major project release, Alison Moyet's the minutes, here's a countdown of this UK songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer's best productions.

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Dirty Projectors and Björk: Mount Wittenberg Orca

It's been out digitally for over a year now with proceeds having gone to charity. So now that the money isn't even for a good cause, why buy an underwhelming seven-track EP?

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9 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Björk: Biophilia

Maybe one day app albums will be commonplace or maybe they won't, but, for now, it's enough to know that if it's possible to merge human imagination and artificial intelligence, Björk's working on it.

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Antony and the Johnsons: Swanlights

The natural world is a perfect muse for Antony Hegarty because it reflects the artist's own sensibilities: it inspires and unsettles us.

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Ever wondered how a television really operates? Well, so has Björk (during Christmas some time in the ‘90s). Let her guide you through this

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Björk: The Dull Flame of Desire

Unfortunately, the majority of this single release is completely disposable.

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29 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Nico Muhly: Speaks Volumes

It's two degrees of separation; it's meta-evocation.

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11 May 2007 // 1:00 AM


Since the singer tours infrequently and only stops in a handful of big venues (the American leg of the Volta tour included only five cities), catching Björk requires a hefty amount of legwork. But, is it really worth it?

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6 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Björk: Volta

Martial beats, brass orchestrations, and eclectic collaborations are the key elements of Björk's sixth album of outré electronic pop.

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7 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Björk: Army of Me

Although she's known for making a big splash, Björk earns her stripes one at a time in the world of philanthropy.

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11 Oct 2004 // 11:00 PM

Björk: Medulla

With all of Medulla‘s faults (and it has its faults), there are enough moments of jaw-dropping inventiveness that a single review is limited in how effective its critique can be.

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13 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

Björk: Homogenic Live

Live Homogenic fails to share any new insights into the inner workings of Björk and her live experience, telling us little more than what we already learned with the release of its parent album seven years ago.

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12 Jul 2004 // 11:00 PM

Björk: Post Live

She sounds so in love with life when she sings, whether she’s cooing softly, chirping along to a cheesy big band arrangement, or belting out her charmingly enigmatic lyrics with gusto.

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23 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Björk: Greatest Hits

Completion of a great work-of-art cannot be easily matured by instinct alone. This is especially when many hands are involved in fashioning the project. Is

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4 Oct 2001 // 4:00 PM

“It’s not up to you”: or Ethics According to Björk It’s rare when a pop star is also a prophet. The awesomeness

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28 Aug 2001 // 12:03 AM

Björk: Vespertine

Vespertine is the best album of Björk’s career.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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