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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, we got our dumbest controversy in a while when YACHT pretended to be victims of sex-tape thievery just to promote their crappy music…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2016 - 4:14 pm

The Week In Pop

Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm

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7 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Saturday

I didn't see Guns N' Roses. Well, OK, that's not exactly true. I plopped down for about a half hour of their big headlining reunion…
James Rettig | April 17, 2016 - 3:09 pm

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Watch Polaris Prize Performances From Carly Rae Jepsen, Andy Shauf, Black Mountain, & More

The Polaris Music Prize held its Gala last night in Toronto, handing out its annual award for the year's best Canadian album to Kaytranada's 99.9%.
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2016 - 9:49 am

Grimes Shares Letter About Misinterpretations Of Her Suicide Squad Song

Two days ago, Grimes shared "Medieval Warfare," her track from the new Suicide Squad soundtrack. And soon afterward, she posted a letter clarifying a few…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2016 - 9:46 am

Grimes – “Medieval Warfare”

Suicide Squad may be one of the most universally-reviled movies of recent memory, but the soundtrack is pretty OK! It features new songs from Skrillex
James Rettig | August 3, 2016 - 12:37 pm

15 Memorable Sets From Lollapalooza 2016

This year at Lollapalooza was a big one, with the festival adding an extra day for its 25th anniversary. It wasn't the 25th Lolla --…
Ryan Leas | August 1, 2016 - 2:20 pm

Grimes, Carly Rae Jepsen, PUP, Kaytranada, White Lung Make 2016 Polaris Short List

The 2016 Polaris Music Prize short list is out! It includes: …
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 14, 2016 - 11:39 am

Hear Grimes Break Down “Kill V. Maim” On Song Exploder

The Song Exploder podcast, in which musicians discuss certain songs in great detail, is one of the our great music-dork resources. And on the most…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2016 - 9:28 am

Suicide Squad Soundtrack Has New Grimes, Action Bronson With Dan Auerbach, Kevin Gates, & More

Lots of people saw Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, and lots of people hated it. So it's up to the forthcoming supervillain-team-up movie Suicide
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2016 - 11:41 am

Grimes Cuts Brooklyn Show Short Following Disturbing Incident

Last night, Grimes opened for Florence + The Machine at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, and as Brooklyn Vegan reports, she cut her set off early, mid-song.
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2016 - 1:10 pm

5 Memorable Moments From Hangout Festival 2016 Sunday

Day three of any festival is bound to feel a little woozy. No one has gotten any sleep, the Port-A-Pottys smell worse than ever, and…
Grace Birnstengel | May 23, 2016 - 1:21 pm

Microsoft Announces Interactive Grimes Exhibit At Moogfest

Moogfest goes down this month in Durham, NC from 5/19 to 5/22, and it will feature a variety of installation-based sound art projects. One of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 10, 2016 - 12:13 pm

Grimes – “California” Video

Grimes has shared a video for "California" off her recent masterpiece Art Angels, which was our #1 album of last year. It's the third Art
James Rettig | May 9, 2016 - 10:04 am

Preview Grimes’ “California” Video

As her wild Tonight Show performance reminded us, Grimes does not mess around when it comes to visuals. The videos from last year's Stereogum-beloved Art
Chris DeVille | May 6, 2016 - 4:47 pm

Watch Grimes’ Dazzling Tonight Show Performance

Grimes understands, better than most, how much an intense and singular visual presentation can add to a performance. Last night, she was the musical guest…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2016 - 9:24 am

Watch Grimes Star In A Commercial For Stella McCartney’s POP Perfume

We found out last month that Grimes would be the face of POP, Stella McCartney's new perfume packaged in boxes that originated from sustainably managed…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm

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7 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Saturday

I didn't see Guns N' Roses. Well, OK, that's not exactly true. I plopped down for about a half hour of their big headlining reunion…
James Rettig | April 17, 2016 - 3:09 pm

Grimes Preps More Chill, Synth-y New Music

It seems like the album cycle really takes a lot out of Grimes, and late last year, after releasing her weird-pop opus Art Angels --…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2016 - 10:10 pm

Grimes Electrocuted Onstage In Dublin

Grimes is an electric performer, but that electricity got a little too real at her show in Dublin tonight. She apparently got electrocuted multiple times…
Peter Helman | March 15, 2016 - 9:03 pm

Cover Story

Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am

Grimes Is The Face Of Stella McCartney’s New Perfume

ICYMI, Grimes put out an album last year by the name of Art Angels, and it's a towering mass of sugary and strange pop excellence.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 4, 2016 - 1:48 pm

Grimes – “Kill V. Maim (Little Jimmy Urine Remix)”

Grimes has said that she was inspired by nu- and industrial metal while making Art Angels -- Stereogum's album of the year -- and there's…
James Rettig | March 3, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Grimes Writes About 5 Albums That Changed Her Life

We named Grimes' Art Angels the best album of 2015, and part of its appeal lies in its uniqueness and idiosyncrasy, the power of Claire…
Peter Helman | February 3, 2016 - 9:40 pm

Watch Grimes Do “Flesh Without Blood,” “Butterfly,” And An “Ave Maria” Cover Live For The First Time In Seoul

Grimes' weird-pop opus Art Angels was the best album of 2015, and her live performances during the ensuing Rhinestone Cowgirls tour were appropriately monumental, featuring…
Peter Helman | January 29, 2016 - 9:09 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Those of us on the East Coast are about to spend the weekend buried in snow, scared to leave our domicile because nobody knows how…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 11:56 am

The Week In Pop

Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

A lighthearted mid-'90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm

Grimes – “Kill V. Maim” Video

We named Grimes' latest offering, Art Angels, the best album of 2015 because it sounds like an innovative work of mad genius. It's Claire Boucher's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 19, 2016 - 11:02 am

The Week In Pop

The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm

2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am

Grimes – “Fifteen Minutes To”

It's the Christmas Eve that just keeps on giving! We've already got new songs from LCD Soundsystem, Future Islands, and Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis, and…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 10:02 pm
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