Tag Archives: Bjork

Monday Music News

Björk released her latest album Utopia last month and has been steadily pumping out music videos ever since. Following the visuals for “The Gate,” “Blissing Me,” and “Utopia” comes the official video for album opener “Arisen My Senses.” The video stars Björk and her Utopia co-producer Arca, with Björk emerging from a giant womb as some sort ofRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Grandbrothers

Hailing from Düsseldorf, Grandbrothers is a collaborative project of German musicians Erol Sarp and Lukas Vogel. They combine the grand piano with self-built synthesizers to create dynamic electronic-accented neo-classical compositions. Two years after their debut album Dilation, they recently released their sophomore album Open this past October, marking their debut for City Slang Records. Here’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Will Toledo’s Car Seat Headrest have unveiled a (sort of) new song today, “Beach Life-In-Death.” The 13-minute single is actually an updated version of a song of the same name off of Car Seat Headrest’s 2011 Bandcamp album Twin Fantasy. The previous version was a fan-favorite and the new one is a sprawling epic thatRead more…

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Friday Music News

R.E.M. are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their iconic 1992 album Automatic for the People in a big way. The band is releasing a 25th-anniversary reissue featuring unreleased demos and tracks, teaming up with clothing company Paul Smith for a run of products featuring album art, song lyrics, and promo photos from the era, andRead more…

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In Stores Now 11/27

It may have been a holiday weekend, but some new releases still hit the stores, including the highly-anticipated ninth album from Icelandic icon Björk. Seattle’s own Dude York shares a full-length holiday album, featuring mostly original material. And Sufjan Stevens shares a collection of demos, remixes, and four previously unreleased outtakes dating from his 2015Read more…

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Monday Music News

The endlessly prolific Ty Segall has released a new track today called “The Main Pretender.” The song is the latest in a stream of songs including “Alta,” “Meaning,” “My Lady’s on Fire,” and a cover of the Squidbillies theme. Mikal Cronin is featured on the song, playing sax. All the new singles seem to beRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Giving Thanks

Are you stressed out because the cranberry sauce isn’t turning out as planned? Mad that you missed the Thanksgiving Day Parade? Dreading that the dinner table conversation with your extended family might get way too political? Well, just remember that many mental health professionals advise that a way to alleviate stress and worry is toRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Alt-J have shared an incredibly cinematic video for “Pleader,” off their latest album Relaxer, released back in June. Directed by Isaiah Seret, the exact plot is difficult to derive but according to the band: “When we set out to make a video for ‘Pleader,’ Joe sent the following one-line brief to director Isaiah Seret: ‘a Welsh mining loveRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

A brand new song from Björk has emerged called “Blissing Me,” along with a video premiered via Amazon Music UK. The song recounts the story of Björk and a fellow “music nerd” crush “sending each other MP3s, falling in love to a song,” according to the lyrics. It’s a beautiful change after 2015’s heartbreaking album Vulnicura, focused on the dissolution of her 13-yearRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle art-rap duo Shabazz Palaces released two albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines, on the same day earlier this year. Today they’ve shared the video for “Since C.A.Y.A.,” the Thundercat-featuring opening track off of Born on a Gangster Star. The clip was directed by Stephan Gray and includes additional footage from KahlilRead more…

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