This Week In The Voice: Philip Glass Turns 75; Lana Del Rey At Long Last Debuts; Björk Takes New York To School


The cover of this week’s Village Voice is occupied by the famed composer Philip Glass, who turned 75 this week and whose birthday will be celebrated with a series of events taking place throughout February; Steven Thrasher went in-depth with the man and his legacy. Elsewhere in the music section, I listen to the frustrating, needy debut by the much-discussed Lana Del Rey, and Seth Colter Walls talks to Björk on the eve of her month-long residency in New York, which will blend music from her new album Biophilia with lessos on the natural world’s inner workings.