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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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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Tracks Of 2012

This morning, Pitchfork finished counting down its favorite songs of the past calendar year. As someone who wrote for Pitchfork for a long-ass time, I…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2012 - 8:57 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I haven't been charting it or anything, but I've been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2012 - 10:45 am

Grimes – “Genesis” Video

We've already seen the trailer, and now the full self-directed video for Grimes' "Genesis" is here. And it's fucking nuts. There's no real narrative here…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2012 - 11:30 am

Watch Grimes’s “Genesis” Video Trailer

Grimes is at the point in her hype-arc where a one-minute trailer for a forthcoming video is a perfectly farmable tract of online content. (That…
Amrit Singh | August 20, 2012 - 2:47 pm

Watch Grimes On Fallon

Every time an internet-indie sensation makes her American network TV debut, an angel gets its wings, which means Jimmy Fallon is helping a whole lot…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2012 - 9:07 am

Blood Diamonds – “Phone Sex” (Feat. Grimes) (Jensen Sportag Remix)

Vancouver producer and Grimes buddy Blood Diamonds just released the 12" single version of his Grimes collab "Phone Sex," and one of its B-sides i…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2012 - 12:14 pm

Solar Year – “Brotherhood” (Feat. Grimes)

Here's a track from Montreal electronic artist Solar Year, a musician who just put out the ethereal LP Waverly. "Solar Year" is a meditative, solem…
Corban Goble | July 23, 2012 - 9:08 am

S.S. Coachella Lineup 2012

The rumored Coachella cruise is on, scheduled for two voyages — a three-day trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette to the Bahamas and a four-day tri…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 4:48 pm

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm

L$D And The Speed Of Post-Internet Content Creation

On Sunday afternoon, the L$D video "DONT SMOKE MY BLUNT BITCH," a collaborative effort from Grimes, Kreayshawn, Blood Diamonds, and Tragik, debuted on Tragik's Tumblr.
Wyatt Marshall | June 12, 2012 - 4:38 pm

L$D (Grimes, Kreayshawn, Blood Diamonds, Tragik) – “DONT SMOKE MY BLUNT BITCH” Video

Here is a video that took under an hour to make, for a song that took under ten minutes to record, by a group of…
Amrit Singh | June 11, 2012 - 10:16 am

Grimes Announces Mythical Gymnastics Tour

Grimes is busy! Claire Boucher has been having a moment all year, and she'll spend the next few months touring relentlessly, taking her zeitgeist-grabbing show…
Tom Breihan | June 8, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Blood Diamonds – “Phone Sex” (Feat. Grimes)

Blood Diamonds -- AKA Vancouver's Mike Tucker -- will put out a 12'' this summer, and today yields that release's vivid lead cut, the tropical…
Corban Goble | May 30, 2012 - 11:51 am

Cadence Weapon – “Conditioning (CFCF Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Talented Canadian MC Cadence Weapon will put out Hope In Dirt City next week, an LP from which we've already heard the hypnotic single "Conditioning"…
Corban Goble | May 24, 2012 - 10:28 am

Grimes – “Nightmusic” Video (NSFW)

The first video from Grimes' breakout album Visions was "Oblivion," a seriously unforgettable piece of work that stands as, perhaps, 2012's best music video to…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2012 - 7:18 am

Skrillex, Diplo, & Grimes Touring Canada By Train

The best live act I saw at SXSW is touring Canada by train, and he's taking Diplo and Grimes with him! By now, the fact…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Grimes Gets “Pussy Rings”

Grimes continues her life as a human meme today by announcing that she’s got a new line of jewelry with jeweler and sculptor Morgan Black.
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Cadence Weapon – “Conditioning” & Grimes Remix

Fiercely intelligent Canuck rapper Cadence Weapon already delivered the intense video for "Conditioning," and now he's made that lead single available for download, as well,…
Corban Goble | April 25, 2012 - 5:34 pm

Watch Grimes Play Jools Holland

TV doesn't have the stranglehold on adolescent imagination it once did, but still it is fun to think about impressionable adolescents sitting up in their…
Amrit Singh | April 25, 2012 - 9:47 am

Watch Grimes’ KEXP Session

In February, Grimes stopped into Seattle's KEXP to record a live session in celebration of her new LP, Visions. KEXP recently posted footage of the…
Corban Goble | March 28, 2012 - 2:39 pm