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Bjork reveals her moving album cover for Family

posted by Susannah Breslin   Mar 16, 2015

Holy crap! Bjork’s released something she’s calling a “moving album cover,” although it appears it’s basically the video for the song “Family” on her Vulnicura album. It’s about the darkest, strangest, most beautiful thing I’ve seen on the internet in a while. The video is a collaboration between Bjork and Andrew Thomas Huang.

(thx This Isn’t Happiness)

We Work Remotely

Thomas Friedman: “I think any foreign student

posted by Jason Kottke   May 23, 2007

Thomas Friedman: “I think any foreign student who gets a Ph.D. in our country — in any subject — should be offered citizenship.” Extend that to those who enrich our country in other areas (Bjork, Yao Ming, Rem Koolhaas) and I’m in. (The whole article is behind the Times’ paywall — I didn’t even read it — but I thought that one line was pretty interesting by itself.)

Update: Here’s the full text of the article. (thx, daniel…and everyone else who sent this to me via email)

The seminal Icelandic band, The Sugarcubes, will

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 19, 2006

The seminal Icelandic band, The Sugarcubes, will perform one last time on November 17 in Reykjavik. How will the concert hall hold all of Bjork’s fans?

New Yorker music critic Alex Ross has

posted by Jason Kottke   May 03, 2006

New Yorker music critic Alex Ross has compiled a chronolocial 100-song playlist/tour of mostly classical/instrumental music for the 20th century. Starts with Stravinsky & Gershwin and ends with Bjork.

A Selection From George W. Bush’s Eavesdropping

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 10, 2006

A Selection From George W. Bush’s Eavesdropping Tapes: Matthew Barney and Bjork Place an Ikea Phone Order. “Ask if they have an aluminum igloo.”

Drawing Restraint 9 is the first collaboration by

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 14, 2005

Drawing Restraint 9 is the first collaboration by super-couple Matthew Barney and Bjork.