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  Björk Utopia (Out November 24) Björk has always tested the boundaries of pop music and Utopia is no exception. While the artist’s eighteenth release has moments that are reminiscent of earlier work, like the classic Vespertine and the ambitious Medulla, Björk experiments in new ways in this latest album. Utopia is built on a surprising foundation of baroque-style flutes—more than a dozen flutists are listed in the credits—and sound collages of Venezuelan bird calls. Even stranger, these pastoral elements are juxtaposed with lyrics about decidedly contemporary...
  This piece discusses suicide and contains spoilers for Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Whenever I used to try and describe suicidal ideation, I always found myself at a loss for words. How can a person not suffering understand what it’s like to rather be dead than alive when their life is seemingly normal? It has become much easier for me to expound on those thoughts since my actual attempt. I was sitting in my private bathroom, my back against the cold porcelain toilet. I had tears coming out of my eyes,...
Et tu, Louis?I silently lamented news of the impending New York Times article breaking down the allegations of comedian Louis C.K.’s "sexual misconduct."Multiple women. Also old news. Multiple articles that gained far less traction in Gawker and elsewhere several years ago had already addressed much of this. And even I was guilty of not giving it as much weight as it should have. Yet I was on the brink of outright denial. “But I like him,” was my thought.Now, Al Franken is accused of sexual harassment. Another...
Here at BUST HQ, the holiday season is in full swing and our December/January issue is shaping up to be a real sweet treat, starting with our indie film cover queen, Greta Gerwig! Inside, we’ve got an inspiring interview with Congresswoman Maxine Waters; a revealing report on the truth behind the Lizzie Borden murders; BUST’s famous Holiday Gift Guide; and more. SUBSCRIBE NOW! ON THE COVER: GRETA GERWIG PHOTOGRAPHED BY NADYA WASYLKO; STYLING BY LARA BACKMENDER; HAIR BY MARCO SANTINI; MAKEUP BY DANIEL MARTIN; MIXED METAL AND...
  On Sunday December 3, popular Brooklyn venue Baby’s All Right is teaming up with Hi Tide to bring you a day-long music festival starring female-led bands. The fest, organized by friends in the local music scene, aims to promote music made by women, carving out space for women and non binary folk in a scene so often dominated by cis men. Local musician Ana Asnes Becker (Fruit & Flowers) said she got the idea for the fest when commenting on a friend's Facebook post which...
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