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

by PopMatters Staff

11 April 2013

Photo: Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin 

“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 an artistic medium on Biophilia is her biggest challenge and most out-in-front project to date, being touted as it is as the world’s first “app” album. What’s more, Biophilia wasn’t just created for new technology, but by it, with some of the music made on an iPad. And that’s not to mention how she enlisted a whole army of scientists and music geeks to develop an arsenal of toys, including (but not limited to) a giant musical pendulum designed in a MIT lab called a Gravity Harp, a Tesla Coil used as a bass, and the gameleste, a hybrid of two other obscure instruments.”—Arnold Pan


  
TOUR DATES
May 22 - Craneway Pavilion San Francisco, CA
May 25 - Craneway Pavilion San Francisco, CA
May 28 - Craneway Pavilion San Francisco, CA
June 2 - Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA
June 5 - Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA
June 11 - Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA
June 15 - Bonnaroo Manchester, TN
July 13 - RBC Ottawa Bluesfest Ottawa, ON
July 16 - Echo Beach Toronto, ON
July 19 - Pitchfork Festival Chicago, IL

 

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