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Nov 15, 2022

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards have been announced. Under the Radar favorites Wet Leg got five nominations, including for Best New Artist and Best Alternative Music Album. Other artists we cover to get nominations include Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Björk, Spoon, The War on Drugs, Wilco, Big Thief, Arctic Monkeys, IDLES, Beck, Spiritualized, The Black Keys, and more. More

Björk – Stream the New Album and Read Our Review of It

Fossora Out Now via One Little Independent

Sep 30, 2022

Björk has released a new album, Fossora, today via One Little Independent. Now that the album’s out you can stream the whole thing here and also read our review of it. More

Björk Shares New Song “Fossora” (Feat. Kasimyn)

Fossora Due Out This Friday via One Little Independent

Sep 27, 2022

Björk is releasing a new album, Fossora, this Friday via One Little Independent. Now she has shared the album’s fourth single, title track “Fossora.” The propulsive track features Kasimyn. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Alvvays, Broken Bells, Magdalena Bay, Björk, and More

Plus Wild Pink Feat. J Mascis, Miss Grit, LIES, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 23, 2022

Welcome to the 36th Songs of the Week of 2022. This week one artist has two songs in the main list, which is a Top 10 this time. More

Björk Shares a Video for “Ancestress,” a Moving New Song About Her Late Mother

Fossora Due Out September 30 via One Little Independent

Sep 22, 2022

Björk is releasing a new album, Fossora, on September 30 via One Little Independent. Now she has shared the album’s third single, “Ancestress,” a moving song about her late mother. It was shared via a video for the new song. More

Björk Shares Majestic Video for New Song “Ovule

Fossora Due Out September 30 via One Little Independent

Sep 14, 2022

Björk is releasing a new album, Fossora, on September 30 via One Little Independent. Now she has shared the album’s second single, “Ovule,” via a majestic video for the new song. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: The WAEVE, Björk, The Big Moon, Marlon Williams, and More

Plus Phoenix and Ezra Koenig, girlpuppy, Beth Orton, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 09, 2022

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2022. Yesterday the world lost a historical icon. Regardless of your thoughts on the Royal Family, there’s no question that Queen Elizabeth II had a massive impact on the last 70 years of world history. More

Sep 06, 2022

Björk is releasing a new album, Fossora, on September 30. Now she has shared the album’s first single, “Atopos,” via a weird and wonderful video for the new song. More

Aug 31, 2022

Björk has announced the release date of her forthcoming album, Fossora, which will be out on September 30. She has also shared the album’s cover art, featured above, along with its tracklist. Vidar Logi shot the cover art, with Björk and James Merry serving as creative directors. More

Björk Announces New Podcast, Shares Official Trailer

Björk: Sonic Symbolism Will Premiere September 1 via Mailchimp Presents and Talkhouse

Aug 25, 2022

Björk has announced the release of a podcast, entitled Björk: Sonic Symbolism and released via Mailchimp Presents and Talkhouse. Each episode of the podcast will feature Björk going in-depth on one of the albums from her discography in chronological order. Its first three episodes, where she will discuss 1993’s Debut, 1995’s Post, and 1997’s Homogenic, will be released on September 1, with subsequent episodes being released every week through October 13. Each episode will run roughly 40-50 minutes. More

Aug 24, 2022

Moses Sumney has announced the release of a live concert film, A Performance in V Acts, which will be out next Wednesday (August 31). The film captures Sumney’s October 31, 2021 performance at the Ford Theater in Los Angeles. Sumney has shared the film’s official trailer, along with a 14 minute snippet from the film which includes a performance of Björk’s 1993 song “Come to Me” and Sumney’s 2017 song “Doomed.” More

Björk Announces New Album

Fossora Will Be Out In The Fall

Aug 19, 2022

Björk has announced the release of a new album, entitled Fossora. It is the follow-up to her 2017 album, Utopia, and is set for release sometime in the fall. In an interview with The Guardian, Björk states that there are two songs on the album dedicated to her mother, Hildur Rúna Hauksdóttir, who passed away in 2018. More

Dec 07, 2021

Squirrel Flower (aka Ella O’Connor Williams) has announced the release of a new EP, Planet, which is due out on January 28, 2022 via Polyvinyl. The EP consists of self-recorded demos which didn’t make it onto her newest album, Planet (i), along with a cover of Björk’s 1997 song “Unravel.” Williams has shared a self-directed video for the cover, as well as another track from the album, “ruby at dawn.” More

Oct 13, 2021

Death Cab For Cutie have announced a reissue of their 2001 third studio album, The Photo Album, in honor of its 20th anniversary. The 35-track reissue will feature a remastered version of the original album, along with unreleased tracks, rarities, UK b-sides, and covers of Björk’s “All is Full of Love” and The Stone Roses’ “I Wanna Be Adored.” In addition to the announcement, the band shared a previously unreleased demo for their song “Coney Island.” The reissue will be out digitally on October 29 via Barsuk, and will be released on vinyl in spring 2022. More

Watch Hayley Williams Cover Björk’s “Unison”

The Track Comes From 2001’s Vespertine

Jul 16, 2020

Leave it to Hayley Williams (Paramore) to take Björk’s avant garde style and transform it into a delicate acoustic melody. Yesterday night, Williams took to Twitter to share a cover of Björk’s “Unison.” More

May 28, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie has been livestreaming solo concerts from his home studio since March. Tonight he performed his final concert for a while and his wife Rachel Demy got to pick the setlist, which included a cover of Björk’s “All Is Full of Love.” More

Björk Remixes Fever Ray and Fever Ray and The Knife Remix Björk

Björk Remixes “This Country Makes It Hard to Fuck”; Fever Ray and The Knife Both Remix “Features Creatures”

Sep 06, 2019

Björk has traded remixes with Fever Ray and The Knife. Björk has remixed Fever Ray’s “This Country Makes It Hard to Fuck” (adding her own vocals) and in return Fever Ray (aka Karin Dreijer) has remixed Björk “Features Creatures” and The Knife (of which Dreijer is one half of) has also remixed “Features Creatures.” More

Björk Shares Bizarrely Beautiful Video for “Losss”

Utopia Out Now via One Little Indian

Aug 06, 2019

Björk has shared a video for “Losss,” a track from her 2017 album Utopia. Digital artist Tobias Gremmler directed the bizarrely beautiful video, which features Björk’s face taking on the characteristics of various creatures and insects. More

Grammys 2019 Nominations: Janelle Monáe, St. Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Mitski, Björk, Beck, etc.

Plus Arctic Monkeys, Childish Gambino, Margo Price, David Byrne, Weezer, The Decemberists, and Others Get Nominations

Dec 07, 2018

The 2019 Grammy Awards nominations have been announced. Despite expanding the major categories from five nominees to eight this time, it’s still the usual collection of mainstream pop, R&B, and hip-hop artists, with rock generally shut out of the main categories. More

Watch Björk, The Breeders, LUMP, and Gwenno Perform on “Later… with Jools Holland”

Björk's First TV Performance in 8 Years; Plus Manic Street Preachers

May 22, 2018

Björk released a new album, Utopia, last year via One Little Indian. Earlier tonight she appeared on the long running BBC music show Later… with Jools Holland, where various musicians take turns in the round, performing in a TV studio in front of a live audience. More

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2017

Another Dark Year Was Brightened By a Plethora of Fantastic Albums

Dec 30, 2017

2016 was regarded as a fairly rough year by many, but 2017 was no walk in the park either. 2016 was mired by the deaths of several beloved musical icons (David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, and Sharon Jones among them) and the disappointing and divisive Presidential election, but in 2017 we had to deal with the ramifications of said election (we’d say that roughly 95% of the musicians we interview likely don’t support many, if any, of President Trump’s policies). More

Dec 18, 2017

Björk released a new album, Utopia, last month via One Little Indian. Now she has shared a video for “Arisen My Senses.” Jesse Kanda directed the strange clip, which features Björk and collaborator Arcaemerging from an alien womb of sorts. More

Dec 08, 2017

Björk released a new album, Utopia, on last month via One Little Indian. Now she has shared a video for the title track, “Utopia.” Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones directed the clip, which features Björk playing the flute in an alien fantasy land. Watch it below. More

6 Best Songs of the Week: Loma, Tame Impala, Björk, Anna Burch, Shame, and More

Plus Noel Gallagher and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 17, 2017

As we get into the holiday season and build up to Thanksgiving next year there were inevitably less new songs of note this week, but there were still enough gems for a Songs of the Week post. We’ve got three songs from upcoming debut albums due out in 2018 and two songs from Tame Impala tied for #2. More

Björk Shares a Video for “Blissing Me”

Utopia Due Out November 24 via One Little Indian

Nov 15, 2017

Björk is releasing a new album, Utopia, on November 24 via One Little Indian. Previously Björk shared the album’s first single, “The Gate,” as well as an enchanting video for the song, in which Björk appears to be involved in some sort of alien mating ritual. Last night she shared the album’s second single, “Blissing Me,” and now the song also has a video. More

Björk Shares New Song “Blissing Me”

Utopia Due Out November 24 via One Little Indian

Nov 14, 2017

Björk is releasing a new album, Utopia, on November 24 via One Little Indian. Now she has shared the album’s second single, “Blissing Me.” More

Björk Shares Cover Art and Announces Release Date for New Album

Utopia Due Out November 24 via One Little Indian

Oct 31, 2017

Björk has previously announced that she was releasing a new album, Utopia, in November, but the exact release date was TBA. Now she has announced the release date and shared the album’s cover art, by artist Jesse Kanda. More

Soundtracking the Resistance - The Problem All Around

Sexual Misconduct Does Not Begin and End with Harvey Weinstein

Oct 20, 2017

As the Harvey Weinstein fallout continues to unfold, it’s a reminder that the crimes he stands accused of are not exactly rare, nor are they confined to the world of tarnished Hollywood glitz. Like every other part of society, the music industry is also riddled with similar stories. We look at that this week, alongside President Trump insulting various people and imperiling the safety of the world. Not that he doesn’t do the same thing most weeks. More

Oct 17, 2017

Over the weekend Björk posted to Facebook about her experiences with a “Danish director” she declined to name who harassed her when she acted in his film. More

Björk Speaks Out on Being Sexually Harassed by an Unnamed “Danish Director”

"It is a universal thing that a director can touch and harass his actresses at will and the institution of film allows it."

Oct 16, 2017

In the wake of the accusations that Hollywood producer/media mogul Harvey Weinstein allegedly sexually harassed and assaulted countless women, including many famous actresses, over the decades, more and more women have been encouraged to speak up about their own experiences being harassed or assaulted. More

Björk Shares Enchanting Video for “The Gate”

New Album Utopia Due Out in November

Sep 18, 2017

Björk‘s recently announced a new single, “The Gate,” which she shared last week. It’s the first single from her upcoming new album, Utopia, which is due out in November (exact date TBA). Now she has shared an enchanting video for the song, in which Björk appears to be involved in some sort of alien mating ritual. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: King Krule, Destroyer, The Horrors, Phoebe Bridgers, and More

Plus Björk, Grooms, Jessie Ware, Cut Copy, Yumi Zouma, Alex Lahey, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 15, 2017

Okay, okay. Since starting our Songs of the Week posts, we’ve slowly increased from having five songs, then six songs, then seven songs, then eight songs, and then for the last couple of weeks, nine songs. We think it’s time to just settle on an even Top 10. More

Björk Shares New Song “The Gate”

New Album Due Out in November

Sep 14, 2017

Björk recently announced a new single, “The Gate,” and now you can hear it below. It’s the first single from her upcoming new album, which has yet to be titled or officially announced, but is due out in November. Listen to the track below. More

Sep 05, 2017

Moses Sumney is releasing his debut full-length album, Aromanticism, on September 22 via Jagjaguwar. It includes the singles “Doomed” (for which there was both a regular video and a live performance video) and the beautiful “Quarrel” (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now he has shared another song from the album, “Indulge Me.” More

Björk Announces New Single “The Gate”

Due Out Digitally September 18, New Album on the Way

Sep 05, 2017

Björk‘s last album, Vulnicura, came out in 2015, but there have recently been rumblings that a new album is due out this fall, although she has yet to officially announce any details about it, beyond that it’s coming soon. More

Jun 06, 2017

Björk‘s last album, Vulnicura, came out in 2015. Back in April she shared a VR video for “Notget,” which premiered at the Iceland Airwaves Festival last year. More

Björk, CHVRCHES, Feist, Etc. Part of Planned Parenthood 7-Inches; Watch Video Feat. St. Vincent

Video Also Features Zach Galifianakis and John Legend; Project Also Features Bon Iver, Elliott Smith, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Apr 10, 2017

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood is a new 7-inch box set with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood. More

Apr 03, 2017

Björk‘s last album, Vulnicura, came out in 2015. Now she has shared a video for the album’s “Notget.” A full VR version of the video premiered at the Iceland Airwaves Festival last year. More

FYF Fest 2017 Lineup: Frank Ocean, Björk, Nine Inch Nails, Missy Elliott, Angel Olsen, and More

Grandaddy, Run the Jewels, Perfume Genius, MGMT, Iggy Pop, Slowdive, Little Dragon, Solange, The Drums, and Many Others Set for Los Angeles Fest in July

Mar 21, 2017

FYF Fest has announced its 2017 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 to 23 at Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. The headliners are Nine Inch Nails, Frank Ocean, Missy Elliott (her only 2017 show), and Björk. More

Björk Added to Iceland Airwaves Lineup

Festival Takes place Nov 2-6 in Reykjavik Iceland

Sep 27, 2016

Björk has been added to this year’s Iceland Airwaves lineup. More

Mar 07, 2016

Björk says she’s already begun work on her new album, the follow-up to last year’s Vulnicura. She has completed three songs with Arca, who also worked on Vulnicura. This was revealed in an interview with comedian Julia Davis in AnOther Magazine. Here’s what she had to say: More

Jan 20, 2016

The nominees for the sixth annual Nordic Music Prize were announced today, an award that honors the best album of the year from Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland or Denmark. More

Grammy Nominations: Kendrick Lamar, Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, etc.

Plus Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Father John Misty, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Björk, and More

Dec 07, 2015

This morning nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced, with the ceremony to go down on February 15, 2016. Kendrick Lamar is nominated 11 times. Other nominees include Mark Ronson, Tame Impala, Wolf Alice, Courtney Barnett, Florence and the Machine, The Weeknd, Caribou, Jamie xx, Alabama Shakes, Death Cab for Cutie, The Dead Weather, and more. More

Dec 04, 2015

Björk has shared a new video for “Mouth Mantra,” a track from her album from earlier this year, Vulnicura. Jess Kanda directed the clip, which partly takes place inside the Icelandic singer’s own mouth. More

Björk Posts Environmental Video to Save Iceland’s Highlands from Development

Calling for Action to Stop Power Lines, Power Plants, and Dams

Nov 06, 2015

Björk has posted a new video in which she’s calling for action to stop the Icelandic government from building power lines, power plants, and dams in the wilderness of Iceland’s highlands. In it she addresses the camera clad in a strange mask and reads from a statement written on a piece of cardboard. More

Björk is Releasing All Strings Version of “Vulnicura” and Shares New Version of “Lionsong”

Vulnicura Strings (Vulnicura: The Acoustic Version) Due Out November 6

Oct 05, 2015

Björk has announced a new version her 2015 album Vulnicura that features just strings and her voice. Vulnicura Strings (Vulnicura: The Acoustic Version) is due out digitally and on CD November 6 and on vinyl December 4. She’s shared a new version of “Lionsong,” which you can check out below. More

Listen: Björk - “Vulnicura Remixed Part 2”

Features Remixes by The Haxan Cloak, Rabit, and UNTOLD

Jun 22, 2015

Björk is sharing remixes for her recent album Vulnicura in three parts. Info on part 1 can be found here, along with her video for “Black Lake.” More

Jun 09, 2015

Last week Björk shared her 360° virtual reality video for “Stonemilker,” which was previously only available to view in person at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City and the Rough Trade shops in New York and London. More

Jun 05, 2015

Björk’s video for “Stonemilker” was previously only available to view in person, back in March at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City and the Rough Trade shops in New York and London. More

Watch: Björk - “Family” Moving Album Cover

Vulnicura's Cover Art in Motion

Mar 16, 2015

On the heels of her visual for “Lionsong,” Björk has premiered a “moving album cover” for her Vulnicura track, “Family.” More

Watch: Björk – “Lionsong” Video

Vulnicura is Out Now on One Little Indian

Mar 12, 2015

The video for Vulnicura cut “Lionsong” sees Björk go full dandelion. More

Mar 09, 2015

Over the weekend Björk kicked off support of her brand new album Vulnicura in grand fashion with a performance at New York’s Carnegie Hall. More

Feb 19, 2015

Last night Björk was the guest co-host of Tri-Angle Record’s Rinse FM Podcast. More

Björk Releases New Album, “Vulnicura”

Out Now Ahead of March Release

Jan 20, 2015

With her forthcoming album Vulnicura initially slated for release this coming March, Björk has responded to a recent leak of the record by making it available for immediate purchase today via iTunes. More

Jan 14, 2015

Late last night Björk announced her new album Vulnicura. More

Jan 06, 2015

Back in the studio, Björk is currently hard at work on the follow-up to her 2011 album Biophilia. More

Oct 17, 2014

Björk has announced the release details of her upcoming experiential concert film Biophilia Live. More

MOMA To Host Björk Retrospective

Björk Opens March 2015

Jun 18, 2014

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City has announced Björk, a massive retrospective dedicated to the Icelandic singer and global musical icon. MOMA Curator at Large Klaus Biesenbach spearheaded the project, which will feature elements from Björk’s twenty year solo career, including costumes, instruments, and performances. More

Björk to Release a “Biophilia” Concert Film

Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival On April 26

Mar 30, 2014

On April 26 Björk will premiere a Biophilia concert film at the Tribeca Film Festival. More

Watch: New Trailer for “When Björk Met Attenborough”

Documentary Airs on UK’s Channel 4 Saturday

Jul 26, 2013

“When Björk Met Attenborough,” a new documentary featuring Icelandic pop goddess Björk and the iconic David Attenborough, will air this weekend on Channel 4 as part of their summer Mad4Music programming. More

Watch: Björk - “Mutual Core” Video

Also Stream Remix Album bastards

Nov 13, 2012

Having already committed to a month-long residency at New York Hall of Science this year, Björk has continued to enlist the forces of academia with her latest bit of Biophilia magic. More

Oct 08, 2012

Björk’s recent album Biophilia is the gift that keeps giving. On November 19 the Icelandic songstress will release bastards, a compilation of Biophilia remixes. More

May 24, 2012

Björk is set to release a live DVD of her performances on late night BBC program, Later With Jools Holland. More

Watch: Björk Video – “Hollow”

A Fantastic Voyage Through the Human Body

Mar 06, 2012

Check out this clip for Björk tune “Hallow.” Keeping in line with the theme of her recently released Biophilia album, it’s a fascinating journey through the human body in super-duper close-up. More

Watch: Björk Plays “Colbert”

Performs "Cosmogony”

Feb 01, 2012

Before kicking off her New York City residency at the New York Hall of Science and the Roseland Ballroom, Icelandic artist Björk made a visit to The Colbert Report to discuss her new app-powered album Biophilia and perform the song “Cosmogony.” More

Björk Announces February New York Residency

Performances, Education, and Conversation

Jan 05, 2012

In conjunction with The Creators Project, Björk is bringing recent album Biophilia stateside for a month-long residency in New York City. We have the details. More

Watch: Björk Performs On “Jools Holland”

Plays Biophilia's "Crystalline"

Nov 23, 2011

Björk brought some much-expected weirdness to a rare televised appearance on the UK’s Later with Jools Holland. More

Nov 03, 2011

Take a gander Björk, performing Biophilia cut “Thunderbolt” live in her native Reykjavik. More

Stream Bjork’s “Biophilia”

Also Still Corners' "Creatures of an Hour"

Oct 05, 2011

Album streams aplenty this morning as NPR got its hands on Biophilia, the multimedia project and new album by Björk. More

Björk Explains Biophilia Album Delay

Album comes out October 10 & 11

Sep 14, 2011

Björk‘s highly anticipated album, Biophilia was set to release earlier this month, but was pushed back to an October 10 (U.K.) and 11 (U.S.) release.


Sep 02, 2011

Like the gift that keeps giving, Dirty Projectors and Björk announced today they’ll be putting out a physical edition of Mount Wittenberg Orca. More

Björk Pushes Biophilia Release Date

Biophilia Now Out October 10

Sep 01, 2011

Good things come to those who wait. Björk’s long-awaited Biophilia will be released on October 10 on Nonesuch/One Little Indian. More

Björk Announces $800 Edition of “Biophilia”

For the Björk Fan Who Has Everything

Aug 03, 2011

What to get for the Björk who has everything? How ‘bout an $812 version of her forthcoming album Biophilia?


Jul 19, 2011

Today Björk released the cover for her upcoming album, Biophilia. More

Listen: Björk - “Cosmogony”

Biophilia App Due Out Tomorrow

Jul 19, 2011

Today Björk has released a stream of another single from her Biophilia project. More

Björk Unveils More Biophilia Details

Info on the Expansive Multimedia and Album Project

Jun 29, 2011

Björk has released more information about her Biophilia project, following the release of single “Crystalline” over the weekend. More

Jun 27, 2011

For that rare fan of both Wilco and Bjork, things must have been pretty great over this past weekend. More

Bjork Releases Clip of ‘Biophilia’ Track

Full Track Will Arrive By End of the Month

Jun 06, 2011

Over the weekend, the Icelandic songstress released a 30-second clip briefly documenting her drive to “Crystalline.” We have the video. More

May 10, 2011

Leading up to the release of her forthcoming album Biophilia, avant garde Icelander Björk has unveiled a new planetary-themed aesthetic to her website. More

Jun 30, 2010

Last year, when Björk and Dirty Projectors performed together at a small Manhattan bookstore, indie lovers the world over thought they’d died and gone to heaven. (Or died at the thought of not being there.) Now their seven song collaborative EP, Wittenberg Orca, is available to the masses. We have a stream of one song. More

Björk Writes Song For Finnish Children’s Movie

Just Another Day at the Office…

Nov 17, 2009

Never ones to shy away from a colorful collaboration or an outlandish animal, Icelandic songstress Björk and collaborator Sjón are writing a song for an upcoming Finnish children’s’ film, Moomins and the Comet Chase. More


My Favorite Album: Anna Meredith on Björk’s “Debut”

"It really changed my ideas of what an album could be."

Feb 17, 2020

Any of the early Björk albums [could be my favorite], but probably Debut is the one, in terms of impact on what it meant for me in terms of albums. More

Nov 06, 2015

By now, asking an Icelandic musician about his or her relationship with nature feels like a standard-issue interview question. Cliché, even. But for Björk, who released the ecologically-minded album Biophilia in 2011, her attachment to the nation’s wilderness far exceeds mere creative fodder. Protecting it has become her passion project for the last decade. More

Jun 19, 2014

For Throwback Thursdays we are posting classic interviews from the Under the Radar print archives to our website. Under the Radar used to keep its print articles exclusive to the print magazine and so there are a lot of older articles that aren’t to be found on our website. For this Throwback Thursday we revisit our 2007 article on Björk. More


Sep 30, 2022

Fossora—the ungrammatical feminine version of the Latin term for “digger”—finds Icelandic art pop icon Björk’s roots clinging firmly to the earth as she advances her signature wintry avant-pop soundscapes, exploring concerns of identity, mourning, and the longing for connection in an increasingly isolated world. More

Nov 22, 2017

Björk is Björk is Björk: that is to say, even as far back as her salad days fronting avant-punk aliens KUKL, there’s been no mistaking her for anybody else, and no possible way of burying her magnetism and charisma in the mix. More

Jun 02, 2017

It didn’t matter that I saw her do a near-identical set six months ago in Reykjavík during Iceland Airwaves. More

Nov 14, 2015

I can’t count the number of people who, upon hearing I was going to Iceland Airwaves, cracked some joke about saying hello to Björk and Sigur Ros. More

Jan 28, 2015

The early leak of Björk‘s latest album two months before the planned released, and her consequential handling of it, is a fitting allegory for the emotional rawness Vulnicura exposes us to. Clearly, this is not how Björk meant for things to work out. More

Björk: Biophilia Live

Directed by Nick Fenton and Peter Strickland

Sep 24, 2014

Filmed last September in London, Biophilia Live is a concert film intended to document and cap off Björk’s 2011 multimedia album, app collection, and live production series. More

Aug 10, 2012

I had a thought while eating dinner last night: it’s nice to cover a festival with food options that involve something other than eating a pile of grease. Among other such deep revelations I also saw Philco Fiction, Baroness, John Maus, Frank Ocean, St. Vincent, Ane Brun, and Björk. More

Oct 10, 2011

Since 1997’s Homogenic, Björk’s career peak in this writer’s opinion, she has steadily released a new album every three to four years and with each new release, she has yielded fewer and fewer returns. More

Aug 21, 2009

Björk fans would be wise to clear room off of their shelves as another multi-platform collection from Iceland’s favorite pixie has been released. Voltaic is a gathering of material spawned from the release of the artist’s seventh full-length album, Volta. The centerpiece is a live album that features recordings from tour dates in Paris and Reykjavik. More