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 »

On Utopia, Björk lets some light in again after the emotional violence of Vulnicura

Björk has talked new album Utopia as being an airy, light riposte to the bleak sorrow her last release, Vulnicura. But even in her and collaborator Arca’s new, flute and harp-heavy eden, fears and doubts follow the Icelandic icon like the serpent, writes Emily Mackay. “Hope has never been as important,” Björk said last week. “Just to close your… Read More »

Breeze Barker – Keep Goin

Breeze Barker lets go his new single “Keep It Goin,” produced by Zeek Of The VIPs. This new drop is heating up the streets, kicking f with approval from Coach K himself saying how the track is “crazy and the next club/radioradio play in Virginia”. Breeze Barker has been on his grind for quite some… Read More »

Post Malone Explains His 'Don't Listen to Hip-Hop' Comments

reactid=”98″> Post Malone has been facing widespread criticism after suggesting that one shouldn't listen to hip-hop if you want to hear "real s—." He made the comments in a recent interview with with Warsaw, Poland media outlet NewOnce. Today (Nov. 23), Post attempted to address the controversy. He shared a video on Twitter explaining himself. “Apparently there’s a… Read More »

Zomby announces 'lost' album Mercury's Rainbow

The collection Eskibeat-inspired instrumentals has been nearly a decade in the making. Zomby has announced the release his ‘lost’ album Mercury’s Rainbow and shared the first single, ‘Delvaux’. Released tomorrow (November 24) on Modern Love, the 2xLP – which was recorded in an “intense” two-week period around 2008-09 – is described in the press release… Read More »