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When Justin Bieber released his almost-number-one single “Sorry” back in October, I wrote an impassioned screed on the song and Bieber’s Redemption-era sound. “Sorry” was announced as a Skrillex x Blood co-production, to which a lot of people responded: “Who?” Though Michael Tucker has worked on some of the biggest pop records of the past… More »

This week, the unavoidable question must be addressed: What is 5 Best Songs in a post-Art Angels world? (We found ourselves in a similar position earlier this year, when faced with 5 Best Songs in a post-E•MO•TION world.) So what is it? It is, in part, a world in which other artists pay tribute to… More »

Grimes gave us Art Angels a week ago today, meaning we had 10 new Grimes songs eligible for this week’s 5 Best (everything except the previously released “Flesh Without Blood,” “Life In The Vivid Dream,” “Laughing And Not Being Normal,” and “SCREAM”). And yeah, we considered giving her all five slots — it would still… More »

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Grimes Announces U.S. Tour With Lana Del Rey

Grimes and Lana Del Rey are two of the most popular, polarizing, unmistakably unique figures in popular music, so in that sense they make perfect…
Chris DeVille | April 1, 2015 - 9:46 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | March 20, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Grimes & Bleachers – “Entropy”

Grimes first linked up with Fun. co-leader Jack Antonoff on "Take It Away," a 2014 song from Antonoff's solo side project Bleachers. And now they've…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2015 - 8:26 am

Grimes Says That She Isn’t Scrapping Music Because Of Negative Reactions

Last week, Grimes dropped a self-made video for a very good new song called "REALiTi." Between that and last summer's divisive anthem "Go," many of…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2015 - 10:25 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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.
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2015 - 12:02 pm

Grimes – “REALiTi” Video

Grimes has shared a video for a new track called "REALiTi," which was shot during her March 2013 tour in Asia. She explained in the…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 8:23 am

Scarlett Johansson, Este Haim, Holly Miranda Debut Grimes-Inspired Supergroup The Singles

Our Scarlett Johansson tag archive is truly fascinating, including New Order and Serge Gainsbourg covers, collaborations with everyone from the Jesus And Mary Chain to…
Chris DeVille | February 20, 2015 - 3:08 pm

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 notables…
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 things…
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 collection…
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
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