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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 to drive in a blizzard and we know we’ll get run over the instant our feet touch the sidewalk. So it’s nice that the music world made a lot of… More »

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 intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

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 in or why it’s in that state, especially in such a polarized, compromised, altogether monumentally fucked political environment. We can’t even agree on who should be considered a part of… More »

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Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Reviewed Grimes’ Art Angels

The Talkhouse is a website dedicated entirely to musicians writing about music. This is a noble goal and an interesting way out of the rock-critic…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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Watch Grimes Perform With Janelle Monáe In Atlanta

With all the intense, visceral songs on Grimes' ridiculously good new album Art Angels, it's fun to imagine how badass her current live show might…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 8:31 am
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Caroline Polachek Explains Why Ariel Pink Was A Dick To Chairlift On Tour

On Friday, Grimes took over SiriusXM's SiriusXMU channel, playing songs from her fantastic new album Art Angels in addition to music by artists like Le…
Peter Helman | November 10, 2015 - 7:31 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Quite a week here at Stereogum HQ! Tom and Chris were in town to spend some time with the rest of ya #squad. Chris did
Stereogum | November 6, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Grimes Art Angels

Well, now we know where the last almost-four years went. You don't just make an album like this overnight. Grimes has been working on her…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2015 - 10:00 am
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Stream Grimes Art Angels

It's been almost four years since Visions and, in that time, Grimes has become the unlikeliest of celebrities. Art Angels is her fourth…
James Rettig | November 5, 2015 - 11:57 pm
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Grimes – “laughing and not being normal”

Grimes' Art Angels comes out on Friday, which means anticipation for her fourth album is at a fever pitch. So far, we've only heard three…
James Rettig | November 4, 2015 - 1:54 pm
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Grimes Thinks SOPHIE’s Name Is “Fucked Up”

Grimes is releasing her highly anticipated new album Art Angels at the end of the week, which means that this is the part of the…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 10:18 pm
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Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Happy Halloween! The best thing about working in online media (as opposed to broadcast) is you get to sit at your desk and blog all…
Stereogum | October 30, 2015 - 4:41 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I've been writing this column for years now, and this is one of the strongest weeks we've ever had, especially with the two sprawling, loony…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2015 - 1:58 pm
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Grimes – “Scream” (Feat. Aristophanes)

At the beginning of the week, Grimes shared the Tumblr-ready video for "Flesh Without Blood" and "Life In The Vivid Dream," two tracks from her…
Peter Helman | October 30, 2015 - 12:47 am
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Grimes Details Gear Behind Art Angels

Grimes has always handled every aspect of the production of her music -- she recorded and engineered everything on her new album Art Angels herself,…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 11:09 pm
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Grimes – “Flesh Without Blood / Life In The Vivid Dream” Video

The path leading up to Grimes' fourth album, Art Angels, has been a bit of a winding one. Last summer, she followed up her 2012…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2015 - 3:28 pm
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Watch Grimes Debut New Songs At Beach Goth 4

Grimes is releasing a new song, "Flesh Without Blood," on Monday, and the entirety of her new album Art Angels is expected to be out…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2015 - 10:38 am
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Preview New Grimes Music In Tour Rehearsal Clip

Grimes is set to release a new song called "Flesh Without Blood" on Monday, presumably accompanied by the music video she's been teasing, and her…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2015 - 5:03 pm
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Kim Gordon Discusses Grimes, Caitlyn Jenner, Chrissie Hynde, Spice Girls With Bret Easton Ellis

Kim Gordon is the latest rock star to guest on The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast, and her conversation with Ellis touches on lots of people…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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Grimes Shares Cover Art For New Album Art Angels, Out Next Week

Just last night, Grimes was talking up her new record in an interview, and today she's revealed the album title, artwork, and pinpointed a more…
James Rettig | October 19, 2015 - 11:14 am
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New Grimes Album Inspired By “Bro-Art” Like Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, & Al Pacino In Godfather II

Grimes has been doling out information about her new album, the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough Visions, in precious little trickles. We still…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2015 - 11:33 pm
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Watch Grimes’ Canadian Election PSA

Sometimes Grimes gets frustrated with the media for aggregating what she posts on her Tumblr, but in this case hopefully she appreciates the signal boost.
Caitlin White | October 9, 2015 - 4:16 pm
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