1. How Chaka Khan Ended Up Singing On FOMO's New Single 'House Of Love'

    June 20, 2016 8:55 AM EDT In 2015, several dance music veterans quietly resurfaced at the top of the charts. After a 23 year drought, Nile Rodgers returned to No. 1 on the Dance Club Songs chart last June with Chic ’s “I’ll Be There.” Months later, David Morales achieved the same feat more than two decades after the…

  2. Remembering Mark Bell: His Top 10 Productions

    October 14, 2014 7:01 PM EDT The music world mourned the death of pioneering producer Mark Bell , reportedly following complications from an operation. A key acid house advocate and Warp Records staple, Bell was best known for being a member of British electronic act LFO and producing seminal Björk and Depeche Mode…

  3. Bjork Plots Another New Album Before Year's End

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork may just be releasing a second album this year. On the heels of May's "Volta," the Icelandic singer posted a note on her Web site confirming that she recorded "a special live session album" with Bjork may just be releasing a second album this year. On the heels…

  4. Bjork's New Blend

    May 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (which arrived May 8 via Elektra/Atlantic, one day earlier internationally), the Icelandic artist collaborated with longtime partner-i Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (which…

  5. Bjork's Back

    May 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (due this week via Elektra/Atlantic), the Icelandic artist collaborated with longtime partner-in-music Mark Bell, Congolese outfit Kon Bjork plays well with others. For her sixth studio album, "Volta" (due…

  6. More Details Emerge On New Björk Album

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to her Web site, The Atlantic effort will drop May 7 and with feature guest appearances from LFO's Mark Bell, drummer Chris Cors Björk has set a release date for her new album, "Volta." According to…

  7. Hot Product

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bjork Brain Freeze Known for never following a conventional artistic path, Bjork's challenging new Elektra album, "Medulla," finds the Icelandic artist singing over rhythms fashioned by such beatboxers as former Roots member Rahzel, Shlomo and Dokaka. The 14-track set was…

  8. Bjork's Got The Beat On New Album

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bjork's upcoming album, "Medulla," finds the artist singing over rhythms fashioned by such beatboxers as former Roots member Rahzel, Shlomo and Dokaka. Other guests include Fantomas/Mr. Bungle princip Bjork's upcoming album, "Medulla," finds the artist singing…

  9. Sheath

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT At just 31, Mark Bell has produced albums by friend and continual collaborator BjÖrk ("Homogenic") and Depeche Mode ("Exciter"). At just 31, Mark Bell has produced albums by friend and continual collaborator Björk ("Homogenic") and Depeche Mode ("Exciter…

  10. Bjork Picks From The 'Family Tree'

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bjork has unveiled the tracklist for the six-disc box set, "Family Tree," which, as previously reported, will be released Oct. 8 via Elektra. "Family Tree" was delayed due to its elaborate packaging, Bjork has unveiled the tracklist for the six-disc box set, "Family…

  11. Bjork Hits Disc, Box Set Pushed To October

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elektra has pushed the release date of Bjork's "Greatest Hits" album from Sept. 3 to Oct. 8. Elektra has pushed the release date of Bjork's "Greatest Hits" album from Sept. 3 to Oct. 8. As previously reported , the song list for the 15-track set was chosen via…

  12. Bjork Paints From New Palette

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Unlike the extroverted aural landscapes of much of Bjork's past recordings, which have variously embraced dancefloor beats, big-band overtures, and avant-garde gestures -- "Vespertine" is decidedly in Icelandic singer/songwriter Bjork is sitting in the middle of her sparsely…

  13. Exciter

    May 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode gets back on track with Exciter, full of the dark synthesizer riffs and foreboding vocals that first made the group a modern rock phenomenon in the '80s. Depeche Mode gets back on track with Exciter, full of the dark synthesizer riffs and foreboding vocals that first made…

  14. Depeche Mode In Classic Form On 'Exciter'

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode's Martin Gore, Dave Gahan, and Andrew Fletcher are laughing. The tension of a long day of glad-handing on behalf of their new disc, "Exciter" (Mute/Reprise, May 15), has been broken by a Depeche Mode's Martin Gore, Dave Gahan, and Andrew Fletcher are laughing.…

  15. The Anglo Files

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Fatboy Slim, Spike Jonze, Christopher Walken, LFO, Depeche Mode, Coldcut, Llorca Jonze Cooks Up Walken Dance For Fatboy Slim Video Fatboy Slim (aka Norman Cook) releases his next single, "Star 69" backed with "Weapon of Choice," on April 23 through Skint Records in…

  16. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the…

  17. King Britt 'Re-Members' The '80s

    March 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, "When the Funk Hits The Fan" (Ovum/RuffHouse/Columbia), remains one of those musically solid discs that we find ourselves revisiting Four years after its release, King Britt Presents Sylk 130's debut, …

  18. Depeche Mode Returns In May With 'Exciter'

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran synth pop act Depeche Mode will release its first album in four years. The group plans to have "Exciter," produced by Mark Bell, in stores in late May via Reprise. The first album since 1997's Veteran synth pop act Depeche Mode will release its first album in four years…