Björk's constellation in the clouds

Her new album Utopia imagines a better world, while our own plunges into darkness. Why? Because nihilism is not going to save the planet, a fired-up Björk tells Al Horner in a conversation also spanning nights in New York with the Wu-Tang Clan, self-care canal walks in London, a near-collaboration with Jay Z and her… Read More »

David Toop on Björk, birdsong and being ripped off in The Road

Björk’s new album Utopia is threaded with samples recordings by English author and sonic experimenter David Toop. What’s his relationship with the Icelandic icon’s work, how did his 1980 album Hekura – one  Björk’s favorites – come to be, and what’s his own vision utopia? Daniel Montesinos-Donaghy finds out. David Toop had an odd experiencing watching the… Read More »

Singles Club: Stefflon Don and Skepta sample The Simpsons and turn up the heat on ‘Ding-A-Ling’

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Stefflon Don and Skepta get raunchy on ‘Ding-A-Ling’, while Diplo and MØ attempt to ‘Get It Right’ on their new collaboration. Elsewhere, Miguel is back with upbeat jam ‘Pineapple Skies’, DRAM and Playboi Carti… Read More »

2017 American Music Awards Winners

reactid=”109″> The 2017 American Music Awards are set to air live tonight (Nov. 19) on ABC. Several the biggest names in music will take home trophies thanks to the fans who voted for their favorite artists. Bruno Mars leads the pack with eight nominations, including Artist the Year, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B… Read More »

2017 American Music Awards Winners

reactid=”109″> The 2017 American Music Awards are set to air live tonight (Nov. 19) on ABC. Several the biggest names in music will take home trophies thanks to the fans who voted for their favorite artists. Bruno Mars leads the pack with eight nominations, including Artist the Year, Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B… Read More »