Mount Wittenberg Orca

Björk / Dirty Projectors - Mount Wittenberg Orca
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
User Score
Based on 81 ratings
2010 Ratings: #94
Liked by 1 person
June 30, 2010 / Release Date
EP / Format
Self-Released / Label
Experimental / Genres
Dirty Projectors, Björk / Primary Artists
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A Bjork project most casual fans are unaware of in her discography, but it shouldn't be a reason to overlook this project. Definitely took me a while to digest this as a collaboration project, but like most of Bjork's and Dirty Projector's other works, it's very ambitious and inventive, even though the subject matter is rather delicate and simple. Definitely worth a listen for Bjork fans.
It's such a fantastic project from bjork and dirty projectors, so much to pick up from this, it's so underrated, please check it out.
Nothing makes me happier than imagining Bjork and David Longstreth kicking it in a studio and writing songs about whales. This album is for about 8 people, and I am one of those people!!! Everything I love about Bitte Orca (harmonies that make your legs cross they are so tight, vivid lyricism, almost awkward vocals) is brought to life in a magical little project that has BJORK on it. I want this to be twice as long. The album never feels heavy, in part because of the sparse production, but also ... read more
As a holistic experience, Mount Wittenberg Orca is a solid project. Its primary focus lies in its use of vocal harmonies, as the majority of the singing is contained within those layers, and its instrumentation is comprised of repetitious sung notes. This does get somewhat grating over time, and its usage in nearly every track makes the entire album feel one-note. There are beautiful passages here, but also a severe lack of diversity, even for 20 minutes. It’s a decent listen, but ... read more
Not gonna lie but if Björk joined Dirty Projectors then I would be pretty happy. Seriously, Björk along side Thom Yorke have the greatest vocals I’ve ever heard! Besides that this EP is pretty good.
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