Tag Archives: bjork

DIRTY PROJECTORS AND BJORK

by The Dirty Projectors In April 2009, Brandon Stosuy from Stereogum.com asked me if we wanted to play a benefit concert at a bookstore in New York. I said yes. He asked Björk the same thing, and she said yes. Then he asked us if we wanted to collaborate, and we said yes. Björk asked [...]

BJORK ABOVE THE AUTO PARTS STORE

by kate max It may have been the first overheated, sweaty dance party of 2010: on Sunday night Above the Auto Parts store was the place to be as Bjork (Yes, THAT Bjork) was DJing and dancing amongst the sweat-soaked crowd. At any given moment, you could have stepped on the the toes of the [...]

UNDERWORLD TO PLAY TORONTO, BYPASS NYC

by cheryl santa maria (reporting from Toronto) The biggest electronic band in the world is coming to Toronto. During their nearly thirty year career, Underworld has continually performed in front of packed houses, appeared on numerous motion picture soundtracks and have paired with influential artists like Bjork and Depeche Mode. This is absolutely unheard of [...]

WEEKEND WRAP UP

by charles poladian Will this be a good weekend of sun and fun for the Reel? I hope so. The weather may not hold up, which is disappointing, but next week should satiate all your BBQ needs with patriotism to boot. It’s been an emotional week. Deaths have rocked the landscape and it is hard [...]

QC LIVE GUIDE: 5/6 – 5/13

by neil roberts In the South of India, people used to catch monkeys in a very special way. Actually, they let monkeys catch themselves. What they did is cut a small hole in a coconut, just large enough for a monkey to put its hand in. Next, they fixed the coconut to a tree, and [...]

DOING MY PART FOR KANYE

by cheryl s. Kanye West wants (some of) his fans to go away.  In his most recent interview with Vibe Magazine, he said: “I want the freedom of having less fans.  It’s like the freedom of having less money. If you have less money, you have less responsibility … It’s like Björk. If she wanted [...]

BJÖRK & YORKE

by phil Björk. Thom Yorke. “Nattura.” That’s the song the two groundbreaking artists have recorded and released together this week. “Nattura” has been released as a charity single to raise money for the financial problems (very similar to the US) in Björk’s home of Iceland. The song has been described by the singer as a [...]

WORD OF MOUTH: SOUND FIX

by kevin diamond Complete with couches for lounging, relatively manageable listening station, and a performance space/bar in the back that regularly showcases up-and-coming bands playing raw sets, usually as appetizer to an appearance at Music Hall of Williamsburg later in the night, Sound Fix is a staple of the Dubya-burg music scene. In this edition [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 10 (AUG 24-30)

by bmac Big mix tape this week. The Outside Lands coverage really put us over the top. Random – I just noticed that we have a few tshirts left over from last weeks promotion. If anyone wants one drop us a line in the comments and we’ll get in touch. They’re $10 plus shipping. Have [...]

BJORK VS. PRESS XXVI

by pt On 8/22, Bjork responded to credits claims by the Icelandic newspaper the Grapevine. She sites incorrect credit attributions to sexism in the media industry and loose sources. Vespertine (one of the most beautiful albums of all time), is one of the chief victims of the mis-crediting Bjork speaks of. Check out her letter [...]