Tag Archives: Bjork

Live Review: Björk’s Biophilia springs to life in Iceland

review by Althea Legaspi Björk has always been an ambitious, compelling figure, from her work in Sugarcubes (a rumored reunion made its rounds during Iceland Airwaves this year, but alas it didn’t come to fruition), to her astounding early solo albums, such as the excellent Debut and Homogenic. Her body of work is as varied,Read more...

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Out This Week 10/11

It’s fitting that as KEXP broadcasts for the first time internationally from the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland, that the most well-known singer from that country, Björk, would be putting out a new album and topping this week’s list of new releases. In what she’s described as “a multi-media project encompassing music, apps, internet, installationsRead more...

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Happy 4th of July from KEXP!

Whether or not you support current or past political policies and agendas, there’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that we are all extremely privileged to live in the United States. So, KEXP would like you, our listeners, to join us for a small token of celebration for this great, if sometimes flawed, country we liveRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s Bon Iver week over here at KEXP, and today’s headlines come bearing the news that the bearded songwriter’s new album has dethroned the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Adele to climb to the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling 104,000 copies in its first week of release - that’s nearly aRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

It’s clear that no rock from the foundation of indie music will remain unturned, as lo-fi pioneers Guided By Voices reunite with what Robert Pollard calls their “classic lineup” of Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Kevin Fennel and Greg Demos. The band won’t be touring though -- the occasion is Matador Records’ twenty-first birthday bash inRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Good advertising for Pepsi, but a significant reward for one worthwhile community organization: Two great Canadian bands, Metric and Broken Social Scene, have been asked to choose and promote an organization that helps “refresh communities.” After giving a pitch for each cause -- Metric is supporting the Women’s Funding Network, whose efforts are directed towardRead more...

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Out This Week 6/30

A pretty slow week, but then again, how do you compete with a new Wilco album? That alone should send you to your local music store, but while you’re there, be sure to pick up Moby‘s latest, the Bjork DVD, which we reviewed here, and Levon Helm‘s second release in two years -- it’s theRead more...

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Bjork’s Voltaic at the Northwest Film Forum - win tickets!

This weekend, the Northwest Film Forum is previewing Bjork‘s Voltaic: The Volta Tour Live in Paris as it circulates through theaters around the country before the CD/DVD combo is released for purchase next week. On either Friday or Saturday night at 11PM, you can watch the concert footage from her performance at l’Olympia, Paris, duringRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The rumors of a Leslie Feist appearance on the upcoming Wilco album are true! The Chicago ruffians confirmed the Canadian belle duets with Tweedy on the track “You and I” from the as-yet-titled Wilco release slated for later this year. Now if only the album steers clear of the sleepiness of Sky Blue Sky, we’llRead more...

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