It’s time to dust off those old Ani DiFranco and Portishead CDs.
These are the 147 most perfect pop records ever created. How much of a pop addict are you?
Time to find out whether you’re Miss World, or more of a Cornflake Girl.
Some complementary, some confusing, all classic. Whitney Houston and The Smiths?!
Twelve rounds of the heated debates you and your best friends had back in the day.
Before the internet, the best way to find out about cool music was watch MTV after midnight on Sundays. Or, you know, set your VCR to tape it.
Surely the best thing about traveling the world is finding all the best record shops, right?
Vinyl records pressed on the spot, R. Kelly’s white dove balloons, and other stuff that you’re not going to find at Lollapalooza or Coachella this year.
Because everything is better with glitter. Everything.
The music industry is all like, “Gotta Catch ‘Em All!”
The day we figure out how to print these at the size of vinyl records is the day we level up as a species.
In 1981, the show’s biggest musical mistake was hosting an obscure L.A. punk band who caused a riot in the studio. In 2004, it was allowing Ashlee Simpson to lip-synch. Here’s a look at everything else that’s changed over the years.
Whether you’re distraught, angry, or feeling sorta numb, these are the records that are there for you when you need it most. Some will cheer you up, and others will just let you wallow.
Why won’t you stop for her, cabbies? WHY WON’T YOU STOP?
This illustrated playlist will fill your life with pure, overpowering joy.
All of these records came out in 1993, which was a damn good year for music. Sorry if this makes you feel totally ancient.
Frank Ocean! Jack White! Skrillex! Britney on X Factor! Lana Del Rey! AND SO MUCH MORE!
Underground artists may complain when pop stars run with their ideas, but they actually have a lot to gain.
Did you have any of these pinned to your bedroom wall?
A number of famous women have shied away from identifying as feminists, but they’re not anti-lady. Instead, many of them seem to associate feminism with man-hating and passing judgement.
The internet’s version of the Oscars was visited by the most famous body part from this year’s Oscars. BuzzFeed was invited to cover the Webby Awards, so I decided to dress up as Angelina Jolie and terrify a bunch of famous people.
Swedish singer Robyn takes on Bjork’s “Hyperballad” in concert. This is a really exceptionally difficult song to cover.
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See photos of Björk’s latest fashion statement as she received the Polar Music Prize in Stockholm, Sweden, on August 30, 2010.
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YouTube phenomenon only known as “iamamiwhoami,” uploaded mysterious clips.
here is a list of artists possibly responsible for these viral vids, including Christina Aguilera (whose camp has denied it), Trent Reznor, Lady Gaga, Björk, MGMT, the Knife, Aphex Twin, and Lykke Li and the last one on the news Jonna Lee
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An image mash-up that was bound to happen. The original might give you nightmares, but could the Disney-ified edition usher in a new kid-friend era for the Iceland songstress?
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This is a meeting of the minds on par with Lennon/McCartney or Sonny/Cher. Related: did you know that everyone in Iceland knows Bjork? It’s almost passé to know Bjork in Iceland. Ponder that.
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That’s not something you hear everyday. We’re all pulling for you, Iceland.
Japanese art director Nagi Noda’s synthetic hair animal hats come shaped like rabbits, poodles, and owls, and will be used in Bjork’s upcoming tour. If Bjork can succeed in bringing these into mainstream fashion, she’ll prove that she’s still got it. I just finished watching the video for “Human Behaviour” for some 1990’s nostalgia.
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The highly anticipated 3-D video version for Björk’s latest single “Wanderlust” will have its nationwide debut on April 20. How fitting that the video would be released on 4.20. You can now watch the video in all its unbridled 3-D glory here.
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