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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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Grimes Calls Out The Trolls Putting Pro-Drug Statements On Her Wikipedia

Grimes has put up a Tumblr post that addresses edits that have been made to her Wikipedia page that discuss her use of amphetamines during…
James Rettig | August 17, 2014 - 4:09 pm
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Watch A Trailer For Grimes’ “Go” Video

UPDATE: Here's the official trailer for the video, featuring Grimes rocking Rodarte in the desert. She directed it with her brother Mac Boucher and…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2014 - 9:36 am
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Check Out Grimes’ Rodarte Playlist Feat. The Cranberries, Roy Orbison, & J.Lo

There are a lot of different facets to Grimes and her whole project, but one of those facets is this: She is going to convince…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2014 - 9:00 am
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Grimes Realizes Game Of Thrones Life Goals At Comic-Con, Defends Socks With Sandals

If you follow Grimes on Twitter, you'd know that she's a borderline obsessive fan of Game Of Thrones. For a while, her Twitter name was…
James Rettig | July 26, 2014 - 10:27 am
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Hear The Unearthed Grimes & Majical Cloudz Collaboration “Voignamir,” About An Obese Cat

Grimes and Majical Cloudz's Devon Welsh have been buddies for some time -- at least since 2009 because that's the date of this old collaboration…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2014 - 10:43 am
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Bleachers – “Take It Away” (Feat. Grimes)

Last week's pop column sung the praises of Strange Desire, Fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff's full-length solo debut as Bleachers. One of the best songs on…
Chris DeVille | July 14, 2014 - 4:32 pm
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Grimes, MGMT To Play An Aircraft Carrier At Comic-Con

San Diego's annual Comic-Con International has long been less a comics convention than a celebration of all things nerdy. The movie and TV industries have…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2014 - 4:42 pm

Grimes Explains What “Go” Is About

Last week, Grimes released her Blood Diamonds collaboration "Go," a straight-up gleaming pop song that she'd originally written for Rihanna. And as certain comments sections…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2014 - 9:24 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The challenge in compiling the 5 Best Songs Of The Week isn't determining which songs deserve to be included and which don't, it's determining which…
Stereogum | June 27, 2014 - 4:27 pm
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Grimes – “Go”

Recently, Grimes and her Canadian countryman Blood Diamonds wrote a song called "Go" for Rihanna. Rihanna, or her people, turned it down. And now Grimes…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2014 - 2:35 pm
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The 10 Best Sets At Governors Ball 2014

I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two…
Ryan Leas | June 9, 2014 - 12:40 pm
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Watch Grimes Debut “Go,” Her Song For Rihanna, At Governors Ball

Grimes promised three new songs at Governors Ball -- including one she and Blood Diamonds wrote for Rihanna (who passed on it) -- and that's…
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2014 - 5:59 pm
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Rihanna Turned Down A Song That Grimes Wrote For Her

On Friday night, Grimes will play New York's Governors Ball festival. And as she pointed out on Twitter this afternoon, we might want to pay…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 4:49 pm
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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Jay Z Signs Grimes To Roc Nation Management

Now it looks like Jay Z and Grimes have more than just being vegans in common. The rapper's Roc Nation management company announced via tweet
James Rettig | December 17, 2013 - 3:50 pm
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Grimes Responds To Criticism From Dogmatic Asshole Vegans

Just after midnight, eco- and animal-friendly lightning rod Grimes aka Claire Boucher excitedly posted to Tumblr about the existence of the new Ben & Jerry's…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2013 - 11:27 am
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Grimes Responds To Criticism Of Russia Concert

Since the well-received release of 2012's Visions, Grimes (Claire Boucher) has been working on a new album that's hopefully due early next year. In addition…
Brie Roche lilliott | October 30, 2013 - 12:31 pm
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Grimes, Liars, Warpaint To Cover Duran Duran On New Tribute Album

UPDATE: Grimes' label 4AD says she is not participating in this tribute... Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute To Duran Duran is coming early…
Miles Bowe | October 15, 2013 - 4:34 pm
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Grimes’ Hospitality Rider Is Eco- And Dog-Friendly

Grimes is a dog person, apparently, and if you're promoting a Grimes show, you should probably have a dog on hand. Claire Boucher recently posted…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2013 - 10:15 am
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Photos: Austin City Limits 2013

The first of two Austin City Limits weekends took place in Zilker Park over the weekend, with performances by Depeche Mode, the Cure, Kings Of…
Stereogum | October 7, 2013 - 11:30 am