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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-launches-10-show-nyc-biophilia-residency-2012-02-03
    February 03, 2012|0 comments

    In partnership with The Creators Project and the New York Hall of Science, Björk has brought her live Biophilia show to New York City for a ten-show residency, starting tonight and running into March. The first six performances take place at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, followed by four at Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. Björk gave a small taste of what's to come over the next month's residency in her performance on The Colbert Report earlier this week.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-bjork-performs-cosmogony-the-colbert-report-discusses-biophilia-2012-02-01

    Björk 2011 smile

    February 01, 2012|1 comments

    Björk was the guest on last night's episode of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central. She performed the song "Cosmogony" off her new album, Biophilia. For the performance, Björk was backed by members of an award-winning Icelandic women's choir, Alarm Will Sound percussionist Chris Thompson, and app developer Max Weisel, who will also perform on stage alongside Björk in the live shows. Watch it here, along with Björk's conversation with Colbert.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-perform-from-biophilia-the-colbert-report-advance-nyc-residency-2012-01-31
    January 31, 2012|1 comments

    Björk, whose ten-night Biophilia residency in New York City begins this Friday, will be the guest on tonight's episode of The Colbert Report. Tune in to Comedy Central starting at 11:30 PM ET tonight to see Björk perform "Cosmogony" from Biophilia and talk with host Stephen Colbert about the multimedia project: the album, the Apps, the educational series, and the residency, which includes six shows at the New York Hall of Science in Queens and four at Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-discusses-biophilia-nyc-residency-education-series-wall-street-journal-2012-01-27

    Björk 2011 cloud

    January 27, 2012|1 comments

    Björk is set to bring her live Biophilia show to NYC for a ten-night residency starting next week, including performances at the New York Hall of Science in Queens and at Roseland in Manhattan. In addition, Björk is collaborating with the Hall of Science on a three-week-long Biophilia education series featuring interactive science and music workshops for school children in Corona and Flushing, Queens. The program is featured in the Wall Street Journal, whom Björk tells: “The whole idea is to take music education out of a bookish, academic thing and into a more physical, tactile experience."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-nominated-for-brit-award-tickets-on-sale-for-nyc-biophilia-residency-2012-01-13

    Björk 2011 harp

    January 13, 2012|0 comments

    Björk has been nominated for a 2012 BRIT Award for Best International Female Solo Artist. Also nominated in that field are Beyoncé, Feist, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna. Björk has previously won four BRIT Awards. The 2012 BRIT Awards will take place at The O2 in London on February 21. Tickets go on sale to the general public today for Björk's ten-show Biophilia NYC residency.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/presale-for-bjork-ten-show-new-york-city-residency-begins-2012-01-10
    January 10, 2012|0 comments

    Presale for Björk's ten-show Biophilia residency in New York begins today. The residency will include six performances at the New York Hall of Science, four performances at Roseland, and a four-week Biophilia children's educational program. You can watch a video about the educational component here. Björk is offering a limited number of VIP packages designed to deliver the most intimate Biophilia experience.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-brings-biophilia-live-show-education-series-nyc-partnership-creators-project-ny-hall-science-2012-01-05
    January 05, 2012|0 comments

    In partnership with The Creators Project and the New York Hall of Science, Björk is set to bring her live Biophilia show to New York City for a special ten-night residency. Six performances will take place in February at the New York Hall of Science, New York City’s only hands-on science and technology museum, followed by four performances in the round at Roseland Ballroom. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 13 at 10 AM ET. In addition to the live performances, Björk will collaborate with the New York Hall of Science on a three-week-long Biophilia education series.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bjork-unveils-new-holiday-version-solstice-app-biophilia-2011-12-21
    December 21, 2011|0 comments

    Today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, in the northern hemisphere. To mark the occasion and to celebrate the holiday season, Björk has released a new holiday version of the "Solstice" app from Biophilia. The song is based on a poem celebrating the Christmas season by poet/author Sjón, comparing the solar system to a Christmas tree. The new Solstice app includes additional features like gameleste sound samples, more festive colors, and, most importantly, the opportunity for fans to create a song and send it to friends as Christmas e-cards.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/npr-music-listeners-name-the-black-keys-bjork-emmylou-harris-albums-among-favorites-2011-12-15
    December 15, 2011|1 comments

    The NPR Music listeners have spoken, choosing their 100 favorite albums of 2011. "The Black Keys swooped into the No. 6 slot with El Camino," says NPR, "an album just a few days older than the poll itself." "I was pretty thrilled by this list," says NPR's Bob Boilen in the All Songs Considered countdown of the Top 25. Also among the Top 100 listener favorites are Björk's Biophilia and Emmylou Harris's Hard Bargain. Björk's "Virus" is among the NPR Music staff's favorite songs of the year, as is James Farm's "Polliwog."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-albums-make-years-best-lists-from-american-songwriter-paste-uncut-q-mojo-2011-11-30
    November 30, 2011|0 comments

    There's still more than a month to go before 2011 comes to a close, but already the music magazines have begun to weigh in on the year's best music. American Songwriter, Paste, Uncut, Q, and Mojo have all published their lists of the Top 50 Albums of the Year, and included among them are a number of Nonesuch releases: the latest albums from Björk, Ry Cooder, Jessica Lea Mayfield, and The Low Anthem, as well as the soon-to-be-released album from The Black Keys, due out next week.

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