Bjork Cancels Buenos Aires Shows Due to Vocal Chord Problems


Icelandic diva Bjork announced on Twitter and Facebook that she is cancelling her upcoming shows in Buenos Aires due to a nodule on her vocal chords. “I’m sorry to say that I have a nodule on my vocal chords … therefore cannot complete Buenos Aires gigs … shame , as I really love the city and would have [...]

CN Lester – Ashes


Beauty is rare in music these days. That is to say – what is mainstream is not beautiful. What is mainstream is Frankenstein pop and crass anti-culture. So, when Ashes was placed delicately inside my inbox, I was delighted to be subjected to some wonderful flourishes upon my first listen. CN Lester’s voice is gently [...]

Video: Björk – “Hollow”


Björk has released the video for ”Hollow” from 2011′s Biophilia’s via NPR. The clip, animated by Drew Berry, features colorful strands of molecular DNA and protein models. According to Berry, the clip is an “exploration of the microscopic and molecular landscapes inside Björk’s body. Watch it below.

Brits 2012: Full List Of Nominations


The full list of categories and nominations for the 2012 Brit awards were announced last night, with singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran leading the way with four – best male, best breakthrough act, best single (for ‘A Team’) and best album for +. Jessie J, who was last year’s critics’ choice winner, has been nominated for three [...]

Björk Announces 10-Night Residency In New York City


Björk, in partnership with The Creators Project and the New York Hall of Science, will perform a special 10-night residency in New York City. This residency will mark the debut of her Biophilia live show. Six performances will take place at the New York Hall of Science, and four performances in the round at Roseland [...]

Twenty Best Albums of 2011


20. Clan of Xymox – Darkest Hour The progenitors of Dutch darkwave, Clan of Xymox are now in the third decade of their existence – a spectacular feat by most standards. To consistently produce quality albums within those thirty years, that is even more spectacular. But it seems that Ronny Moorings and company have surpassed [...]

Watch Bjork Perform Crystalline on Jools Holland


Noel Gallagher wasn’t the only one to make an appearance on Jools Holland this week. Bjork also stopped by for a rare appearance. The colorful singer  bounced around on stage during a performance her single “Crystalline” from her latest album Biophilia. Watch the performance below. Biophilia is out now via Nonesuch.

Review: Björk – ‘Biophilia’


Björk, after 2007′s somewhat hybrid-like album, Volta – taking a soupçon from her pop albums such as Debut and combining  them with certain elements of her more ‘experimental’ work, such as 2001 masterstroke Vespertine – has taken yet another turn, introspectively, with eighth studio album Biophilia. The world’s first “app album”, it was never going [...]