Posts Tagged: Björk

Album of the Week: Arca by Arca

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In 2012, after leaving their homeland Venezuela for New York City and then London, Alejandro Ghersi began playing music under the stage name of Arca. A former child star, Ghersi has collaborated with Bjork and Kanye West. Now, the twenty-six-year-old producer and composer is releasing their third, eponymous album—the first via XL Recordings, and the […]

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat With Camille Rankine

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Camille Rankine about her new book Incorrect Merciful Impulses, history, and trying to be a writer every day.

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Help Bjork Save Iceland’s Headlands

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In conjunction with the Heart of Iceland organization, Bjork is calling for an eleven-day global protest against international efforts to build power lines that would facilitate a plan to transport energy from Iceland’s volcanos to England. Read more about the issue via Consequence of Sound and watch a video of the artist explaining her position […]

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Bjork’s Virtual Reality “Stonemilker” Comes to Your Desktop

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If you weren’t able to make it to the virtual reality version of Bjork’s latest video release from the 2015 album Vulnicura, a desktop-friendly approximation has premiered via Dazed Digital. “Stonemilker” was originally released via VR headset in March, with opportunities to view the 360-degree experiment at Rough Trade’s London and Brooklyn locations and MoMA PS1 […]

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Albums of Our Lives: Björk’s Debut

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Music is the ultimate consolation for reality’s letdowns (like being thirteen and still firmly living in the realm of childhood). I would listen to “Venus as a Boy” on repeat in my bedroom, curtains drawn, and imagine Allan’s face, his arms, his chest, his body.

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