Episode

All Songs Considered

NPR

Music

Chart Positions

Top 200 142
Music 2

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.

Website

Guest DJ Bjork

June 29th, 2009

Episode 229 of 730 episodes

Icelandic singer Bjork chats with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen about some of her favorite artists and spins an eclectic mix of music. Hear selections from Syrian musician Omar Souleyman, the post punk duo Eyeless in Gaza, fellow Icelandic singer Olof Arnalds, The Pokrovsky Ensemble and the wildly eccentric, London-based rock group Micachu and the Shapes. Bjork's latest album is 'Voltaic,' a collection of live-to-tape studio performances of songs from some of her past albums, including 'Medulla,' 'Post,' and 'Vespertine.'

Featured Podcast

Listen