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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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 this…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 1:18 pm
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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
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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. When…
James Rettig | August 24, 2014 - 1:38 pm
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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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