Bjork may be best known to the wider public for wearing a swan dress to the 73rd Academy Awards, a frock so infamous it has an entire wikipedia page dedicated to it. But beyond the dress exists an artist who has morphed into numerous different styles. Each album she creates is an exploration of a different sound — her lasting power is her ability to … Continue reading 20 Years of Homogenic
It’s a sweltering summer day in the mid-2000s. Middle school music geeks flock to the library for their midday music theory lesson at chamber music camp. There’s a kid who knows what retrograde is already while the others are fighting over what second inversion means. The teacher makes a sly remark, this isn’t the music theory of Arnold Schoenberg, we’re learning harmony. The class laughs … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Arnold Schoenberg!