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  1. Bjork's next music video is made for virtual realityRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Engadget

    Let's say for a moment that the experimental Oculus VR movies that came out of Sundance didn't do anything for you, but that Icelandic songwriters totally float your boat. You're in luck because Bjrk's upcoming video for "Stonemilker" will be available for Oculus Rift , according to an interview with Fast Company .


  2. Bjork to Keep 'Vulnicura' Off SpotifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    Icelandic singer Bjork has revealed in an interview that she will keep her new album Vulnicura , released in January after leaking online, off of Spotify and other streaming services. "We're all making it up as it goes, to be honest," she told Fast Company about her decision.


  3. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Yorker

    Bjork can sometimes fail her songs by writing lyrics that are overlush and insistent, but she managed to untangle her words to superb effect on "Vespertine" , and, now, on "Vulnicura," her new album, she makes much of a common occurrence: the dissolution of a marriage. By working with artists such as the late John Tavener, she has learned how to use the emotional power of an aging singer's voice to make music that is not pop but a kind of classical melodrama.


  4. Glastonbury Festival: The Quirkiest Bookings EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NME

    ... the Syrian musician's best year yet. He also appeared at SSSW, ATP's Nightmare Before Christmas, and was asked by Bjork to remix three of her tracks from Biophilia (to be found on the Crystalline Series second disc). Willie Nelson is a living legend ...


  5. 10 Moments we'd love to see repeated at the Brit Awards 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | She Knows

    ... at The Brits. One of the classic acceptance speeches of the '90s came from the delightfully eccentric Icelandic singer Bjork , who famously described herself as a "grateful grapefruit" when she won Best International Female. It's surprising that the ...


  6. Bjork celebrated at retrospective exhibition at NYC's MoMARead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Blaze

    New York's Museum of Modern Art is presenting a retrospective of the multifaceted work of composer, musician and singer BjA rk. The exhibition draws from more than 20 years of the artist's daring and innovative projects and her eight full-length albums to chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, and costumes.


  7. J hann Misses Out on OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Iceland Review

    ... nominated for an Oscar: director Fri rik or Fri riksson's film Children of Nature was nominated for Best Foreign Film, Bjork and Sjon for Best Song for Dancer in the Dark and Runar Runarsson and orir Snaer Sigurjonsson were nominated for their short ...


  8. Oscars' 15 most shocking momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | New York Daily News

    ... that strategically covered her breast) that she should have left back in Iceland. The effect was made complete when Bjork mimicked laying an egg on the red carpet. There have been a number of interesting segments introduced into the Oscar telecast ...


  9. Inspiring Objects Designed for Everyone, From Arduino to a Soy Sauce BottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Wired

    ... at MoMA, where her most recent exhibition, This Is For Everyone , just opened. The room is filled with objects - Bjork's Biophilia tablet app, Kenji Ekuan's famed Kikkoman soy sauce bottle, the "@" sign - that seem, at first glance, to have little ...


  10. The Duke Of Burgundy - Film ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NME

    Director Peter Strickland follows his 2012 thriller Berberian Sound Studio and Bjork's concert film Biophilia Live with this darkly comic erotic drama. Inspired by cult '70s horror films like Vampyros Lesbos and taking its name from a rare species of butterfly, the film follows the relationship between butterfly collector Cynthia and her housekeeper Evelyn .


  11. A New Book on Bjork, Munich's Strong Beer Festival, Laura Manara Resortwear and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to your colleagues, clients or customers visit THE BOOK // "BjA rk: Archives" is a visually explosive ...


  12. Lupe Fiasco gives us another winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... rapper who can so effortlessly name-check Morocco Mole and Secret Squirrel. Meanwhile, the good news for longtime Bjork fans on Vulnicura , her ninth solo album, is that she's passionate again about just making music, following several years of ...


  13. Headliner Bjork To Bring 'Vulnicura' To Oxfordshire's Wilderness Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 |

    Bjork has become the latest headline announcement for Wilderness Festival 2015, set to hit Cornbury Park in Oxfordshire, UK from August 6th to 9th following the release of her acclaimed ninth album 'Vulnicura' early this year. She'll appear as the main act on the Friday.


  14. 25 Things to See, Hear, Watch, and Read This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | New York Magazine

    The brand-new Vulnicura -which Bjork describes as her 'complete heartbreak album'-is an emotionally harrowing chronicle of a relationship's slow dissolution. Songs like the achingly gorgeous 'Stonemilker' and ten-minute centerpiece 'Black Lake' make it her most affecting work in more than a decade.


  15. Celebrating The Bjork MoMA Show With Bjork's Best Visual StatementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 |

    My interest in skateboarding, punk rock and hip-hop as a youth lead me to an interest in visual art. Looking at skateboard and record cover graphics, I armed myself with an Internet connection and leaped into the world of leftfield creative expression.


  16. Bjork Is Getting Her Own MoMA RetrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 |

    I am a freelance pop music journalist in New York City. My byline has appeared in The Huffington Post, Billboard, Mashable, Noisey, The Hollywood Reporter, MTV, BlackBook, LinkedIn, and various other magazines and blogs around the world.


  17. The world's most isolated houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 |

    ... In an intriguing twist, rumours were fired around the internet that the island has since been gifted to the singer Bjork by Iceland's government for putting the country on the international radar. But we hear that's not actually the case. YaAYamak ...


  18. Queen Bjork slams the music industry ' Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Pitchfork: The world has a difficult time with the female auteur. B: I have nothing against Kanye West.


  19. Noted goddess Bjork shares music video/MOMA exhibit trailer for 'Black Lake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... of Touches gives me so much life. Wish I could see the exhibit but that isn't happening :( I live in TX but I love Bjork so much that I'm really thinking about traveling to see this. seeing her in july at a festival (I hope) I work at backstage how ...


  20. Florence + The Machine reveal details of new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Salisbury Journal

    Florence Welch revealed details of her third album, which will be released on June 1, to NME, including the full track list and who she has been working with. The follow-up to her 2011 effort Ceremonials, the new record is being produced by Markus Dravs, who has worked with Bjork, Arcade Fire and Coldplay, and includes contributions from Paul Epworth, Kid Harpoon and John Hill.