ANOHNI, the singer of Antony and the Johnsons, announces the release of her new album, HOPELESSNESS, out May 6th on Secretly Canadian/Rough Trade. A collaboration with Oneohtrix Point Never and Hudson Mohawke, HOPELESSNESS is a dance record with soulful vocals and lyrics addressing subjects including surveillance, drone warfare and ecocide. The album seeks to disrupt… Read more »
WHY I AM NOT ATTENDING THE ACADEMY AWARDS by Anohni Oscar Nominee for best song (Manta Ray with composer J. Ralph) I am the only transgendered performer ever to have been nominated for an Academy Award, and for that I thank the artists who nominated me. (There was a trans songwriter nominee named Angela Morley… Read more »
“The songwriter Josh Ralph asked me to write a track that he did for a film by the people that made The Cove, and I was a fan of the film The Cove. I felt lucky to be doing something on this subject matter, because it’s one that is close to my heart. He showed me some footage from the film, and I thought it was quite provocative…” – Anohni
The Academy Awards will air February 28th on ABC.
ANOHNI, the lead singer from Antony and the Johnsons, has collaborated with Hudson Mohawke and Oneohtrix Point Never on “4 DEGREES.” It is a bombastic dance track celebrating global boiling and collapsing biodiversity. Rather than taking refuge in good intentions, ANOHNI gives voice to the attitude sublimated within her behavior as she continues to consume… Read more »