Björk and Konono No. 1 LIVE Internet Stream


(Above) Bjork concert at the United Palace on May 5, 2007. Credit: Stephanie Berger

Last night, I listened to NPR’s live internet stream of Konono No. 1 and Björk playing live from the United Palace in NYC. Isn’t technology wonderful? You can still hear the concert online at the NPR Music website and download the full concert by subscribing to the All Songs Considered podcast.

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Björk – Earth Intruders


Last night, I downloaded the new Björk single, Earth Intruders from iTunes. Björk is back, and she’s brought the beats and the balls with her. Earth Intruders is brutal, violent, tribal-meets-electronica, with political overtones and eerily catchy. It reminds me a bit of M.I.A., but the stamp of Björk as an auteur is clearly there, continuing to push boundaries and redefining genres.

You must check it out. This track has restored my faith in music.