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It's oh so cultural: the sharpest sounds of autumn 2016 | Musique Non Stop

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

It's oh so cultural: the sharpest sounds of autumn 2016

Björk celebrates 20 glorious years of barrier-breaking, Pink Floyd go back in time, and the Afropunks are coming. Plus, Lady Leshurr, Saint Etienne and Jean-Michel Jarre hit the road

A digitally decadent celebration of Björk’s 20-year career arrives in the capital this September. Incorporating performance, film and installations, the exhibition explores the extensive output created by the Icelandic artist, whose boundary-pushing projects are always driven by a fascination with nature, technology, sex and heartache. The exhibition will feature previously unseen work and interactive displays – including her 360-degree virtual-reality video for Stonemilker, in which the audience come face to face with the musician on a stormy-skied beach. Midway through the run come two London shows, at the Royal Albert Hall on 21 September and Hammersmith Apollo on 24 September.
•1 September to 23 October, Somerset House, London.

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by Harriet Gibsone, Michael Hann, Tim Jonze , Alexis Petridis, John Fordham and Imogen Tilden via Electronic music | The Guardian