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We’ve been waiting all year for new albums from some of pop music’s biggest names, and it’s looking like many of them will finally arrive this fall. Probably. Maybe? Whether or not Q4 turns out to be Yeezy Season, it should definitely be blockbuster season for the music industry if all goes according to plan. More »

Serious giants occupy 5 Best Songs this week. You’ve got Kendrick Lamar, the architect of a new album so utterly dizzying and forceful it survived its semi-botched surprise release completely unscathed. Then you’ve got Grimes and Bleachers on the same track, plus an explosive new one from Death Grips, and of course, another song from… More »

I’m sorry, guys, but I think the new Björk video is pretty boring. I was all set to love it, but I don’t love it. It’s not on this list. There were plenty of better videos that came along in the past week, and five of them are below. More »

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New Grimes, St. Vincent Songs To Premiere On Girls

Billboard reports that a new song from St. Vincent and a new collaboration between Grimes and Jack Antonoff will appear in the new season of…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Hear Grimes Soundtrack An Expedia Commercial

It's been almost three years since Visions came out, and songs from that album are still making their way into commercials while we wait for…
James Rettig | January 11, 2015 - 6:36 pm

Gawker Thread Unearths High School Yearbook Photos Of Eddie Vedder, Grimes, Beyoncé, More

A Gawker post yesterday asked readers to post high school yearbook pictures of famous people, and the response unearthed movie stars, politicians, reality TV notable…
James Rettig | December 31, 2014 - 9:17 am

Grimes – “Christmas Song II (Grinch)” (Feat. Jay Worthy) Video

While I spent Christmas begrudgingly making small talk with family members I see once a year, Grimes was busy writing a song and making a…
James Rettig | December 27, 2014 - 11:40 am

Grimes Explains How She Really Got Her Name

Where did Claire Boucher get the name Grimes from? In an interview with The Guardian in 2012, she said that that "it's a secret and…
James Rettig | December 20, 2014 - 11:30 am

Grimes Just Finished Glam-Rock Song, Says “Go” Was Never Intended For Album

Lately, Grimes has been working on a mysterious and eagerly anticipated new album, the follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough Visions. She's said a few thing…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2014 - 8:58 am

Grimes – “Go” (Demo)

As 2014 winds down, it seems safe to call Grimes' dance-pop bacchanal "Go" the year's most divisive song, at least in this particular corner of…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2014 - 10:44 am

Grimes Shares Her Natural Beauty Secrets On Alexis Krauss’ Blog

Grimes has written a post for Sleigh Bells singer Alexis Krauss' blog Beauty Lies Truth. She wrote about some of her natural beauty tips and…
James Rettig | November 15, 2014 - 11:28 am

Ariel Pink Calls Grimes “Stupid And Retarded”

Ariel Pink's at it again: in a new Guardian profile, the singer tries to separate himself from his trolly statements in the past -- "I'd…
James Rettig | November 15, 2014 - 10:37 am

Jack Antonoff & Grimes Are Collaborating Again

The Fun. co-leader Jack Antonoff is building a strong and lucrative second career as a behind-the-scenes songwriter type; he produced and co-wrote Taylor Swift's excellent…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2014 - 9:23 am

Ariel Pink Dissed By Grimes, Dismissed By Madonna

Ariel Pink has been agitating people lately, between his trolly comments on misogyny and the Westboro Baptist Church and his whole "maced by a feminist"…
James Rettig | October 14, 2014 - 9:33 am

Grimes Shares 13 Lessons On Being A Boss

Anyone who's seen Grimes perform live can tell you she's a boss, figuratively. But as Claire Boucher recently explained for Tavi Gevinson's new literature collectio…
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2014 - 5:17 pm

Watch Manish Arora’s Paris Fashion Week Runway Show Inspired And Soundtracked By Grimes

Grimes served as an inspiration and soundtracked the runway show for Manish Arora's ready-to-wear spring/summer 2015 collection, which debuted at Paris Fashion Week. When asked…
James Rettig | October 1, 2014 - 10:16 am

Stream Grimes’ Bedtime Mix For Annie Mac, Featuring Aphex Twin, Patsy Cline, Portishead

The BBC radio presenter Annie Mac regularly brings in guests to compile Bedtime Mixes, DJ sets of music specifically intended to lull you off to…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 10:40 am

Grimes Scraps New Album Because “It Sucked”

"Go," the huge streaking pop song that Grimes wrote for Rihanna and then released herself, was a deeply divisive song, especially around this corner of…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2014 - 1:43 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

At Sunday night's VMAs, MTV awarded its Video Of The Year trophy to Miley Cyrus' butt-naked tearsploitation Terry Richardson vision "Wrecking Ball," and Miley brought…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2014 - 11:04 am

Grimes – “Go” Video

Grimes' "Go," the Blood Diamonds collab that the two of them apparently wrote for Rihanna, may have started more fights than any other song thi…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 1:18 pm

Stereogum’s 9 Favorite Sets From FYF Fest 2014

Los Angeles’ FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with…
Miles Bowe | August 25, 2014 - 2:32 pm

Grimes Rejects Ice Bucket Challenge Because ALS Association Tests On Animals

The past few weeks have seen celebrities big and small participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, from the Foo Fighters to Weird Al. Whe…
James Rettig | August 24, 2014 - 1:38 pm

HAIM – “My Song 5″ (Feat. A$AP Ferg) Video (Feat. Vanessa Bayer, Ezra Koenig, Kesha, Grimes, Big Sean)

We warned you that it was coming, and now it's here: HAIM's ridiculous and cameo-packed video for the Days Are Gone highlight "My Song 5."…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 9:32 am
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