Björk to debut new virtual reality experience at Red Bull Music Academy Montreal

Programming also includes Iggy Pop, Tim Hecker, Fucked Up, and more

    Red Bull Music Academy will descend on Montreal, Québec for a month’s worth of concerts, discussions, and other programming.

    Perhaps most noteworthy is the debut of a new virtual reality experience from Björk, featuring the debut of a new video film for “Family” and other immersive screenings based around her latest album,Vulnicura. She’ll also play a pair of DJ sets.

    Iggy Pop will be in town for a conversation with Carl Wilson at Monument National: Ludger-Duvernay Theatre, the oldest theater in the country. Tim Hecker will unveil a new light and sound show at RBMA’s Drone Activity in Progress, this year focusing on the city’s local metal and grindcore scenes.


    Other notable events include a joint performance from Fucked Up and Tanya Tagaq; a reunion of Turbo Crunk (Jacques Greene, Lunice, 247esp, and Ango); an appearance by Colin Stetson’s EX EYE (Greg Fox, Shahzad Ismaily, and Toby Summerfield); and “a night of electronic explorations” with Suzanne Ciani, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, and Veronica Vasicka.

    RDMA takes place September 24th – October 28th. For more information and the rest of the schedule, head to the RBMA official website.