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Tuesday, December 13 2011

The Most Disappointing Albums of 2011

The selections on this list aren't necessarily bad albums -- some actually happen to be among the most critically acclaimed of this year. In some cases, it's just that the albums weren't what fans were expecting, and in others, they were exactly what they were expecting.


Thursday, July 31 2008

The Eccentrics

You need not be popular to break the rules, and you need not be popular to break your own conventions. Sometimes the very best music is being crafted right on the fringes of the mainstream, and it is for that reason that sometimes you will find some of rock music's greatest DETOURS.


Reviews

Tuesday, January 27 2015

Björk: Biophilia Live

As Björk’s live shows become increasingly sprawling in their design and execution, less attention seems to be paid on the arrangements and the dynamics of her songs – or rather, their potential to be reworked into something entirely new onstage.


Sunday, January 25 2015

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.


Sunday, January 25 2015

Björk: Vulnicura (Take 2)

By escaping from her grandiose visions to dwell in her own head, Björk has made a stark and overwhelming record that proves she still has an abundance of ideas to explore, even at a detriment to herself.


Wednesday, May 21 2014

Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté: Toumani & Sidiki

A father and son treat listeners to an album that took 700 years to make and subtly make an important statement about the nature and resilience of culture.


Thursday, January 10 2013

Björk: bastards

Can an album that is just a sample of a larger series of previously released Biophilia have much to add? Surprisingly, the answer is yes.


Björk: Voltaic [23.Aug.09]
Björk [10.May.07]
Björk: Volta [6.May.07]
Björk: Medulla [11.Oct.04]
Björk: Post Live [12.Jul.04]
Björk [4.Oct.01]
Björk: Vespertine [27.Aug.01]
Björk: Selmasongs [18.Sep.00]

Blogs

Thursday, March 12 2015

Björk Releases Video for "Lionsong" From Vulnicura

This morning Björk shared a new video from her recent Vulnicura project.


Friday, October 11 2013

Counterbalance No. 147: Björk's 'Debut'

I could nick a boat and sneak off to this island. I could bring my little ghetto blaster and we could listen to the 147th most acclaimed album of all time. A milestone in Icelandic pop music is this week's Counterbalance.


Wednesday, April 10 2013

Björk Returns to North America This Summer with Her 'Biophilia' Tour

"Even in a career that has constantly tested just how high-concept and avant-garde pop culture can be, Björk’s latest effort to basically invent


Wednesday, March 28 2012

Björk – “Crystalline" (Current Value Remix) (stream)

Björk has a new series of remixes of songs from last year's Biophilia releasing every two weeks, leading up to a CD and vinyl


Monday, May 24 2010

Björk Reveals the Inner Workings of TV (video)

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


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