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Ariel Pink Albums From Worst To Best

As his band traveled through a lightning storm somewhere in the American Midwest, Ariel "Pink" Rosenberg yelled at me over the telephone. It was April 2005, and I was holed up in the spare bedroom of a rented house in York, PA, repeatedly posing pre-prepared interview questions in order to be heard over the noise… More »

By: Raymond Cummings / March 31, 2015

Soko – “Lovetrap” (Feat. Ariel Pink) Video

We premiered Soko's excellent new album My Dreams Dictate My Reality back in February, and now she's shared self-directed a video for one of her two duets with Ariel Pink. "Lovetrap" starts off with a reference to Pink's own "Kinski Assassin" and in the video, the two continue to construct a surreal world… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 23, 2015

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The director Grant Singer came very, very close to topping this list for the second week in a row, an unprecedented feat and a clear sign that Singer is ready to bang with the Nabils and the Hiro Murais of the world. But then (spoiler alert) Kanye West had to come along with his adorable… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 30, 2015

Ariel Pink – “Dayzed Inn Daydreams” Video

Together, Ariel Pink and director Grant Singer made two of last year's best music videos. Pink and Singer's clips for "Put Your Number In My Phone" and "Picture Me Gone" were fascinatingly creepy, mysterious pieces of Kubrick-damaged work. They've now teamed up again for the clip for "Dayzed Inn Daydreams," another song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 26, 2015

Watch Ariel Pink As An L.A. Taxi Driver In Short Film Vagabond

Ariel Pink stars as a Los Angeles taxi driver in the new short film Vagbaond, which was directed by Johann Rashid for Melbourne-based festival Sugar Mountain. It unfolds much like a scripted version of Taxicab Confessions with Pink's Haunted Graffiti bandmate Tim Koh playing a possibly famous band member and Friends' Samantha Urbani playing… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015

R.I.P. Kim Fowley

Kim Fowley -- the musician, writer, and producer who was best known as the manager of the Runaways -- died earlier today after a long battle with bladder cancer. He was 75. More »

By: James Rettig / January 15, 2015

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014

crush_DLX – “My Pleasure” (Feat. Ariel Pink)

British singer and producer Pop Levi has been collaborating with Hipsterrunoff/Tumblr famous socialite Bunny Holiday on a project called Micro Sex Tapes 370. The duo goes by the name of crush_DLX, and they've been working on a "Daily Audio Series," releasing a new song each day for 370 days. Their latest track, "My Pleasure,"… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 3, 2014

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool'… More »

By: Stereogum / December 2, 2014

Watch Ariel Pink’s Boiler Room Set

We had extremely positive things to say about Ariel Pink's live show last month. See for yourself: He's playing a live set at the Boiler Room right now. Watch below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 26, 2014

Ariel Pink Wants To Marry Taylor Swift, Is In Love With Ariana Grande

Ariel Pink's pom pom is out today -- it's great, and you can stream it here. And as we all know, Pink's been taking every opportunity in the press cycle to talk a lot of shit about, well, pretty much everything. So it's almost surprising when he has generally nice and reasonable… More »

By: Peter Helman / November 18, 2014

Stream Ariel Pink pom pom

Following a lot of (manufactured?) controversy, a handful of revelatory live shows, and a run of singles that have included "Put Your Number In My Phone," "Black Ballerina," and "Picture Me Gone," Ariel Pink's pom pom is finally here. The album manages to simultaneously be Pink's most… More »

By: James Rettig / November 18, 2014

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 like to be seen as a normal, attractive person with good values," he said -- and then followed that up with a response in which he called Grimes "completely… More »

By: James Rettig / November 15, 2014

Ariel Pink Explains Why He Hates The Eurythmics

Ariel Pink has opinions on everything! Horror movies, Madonna ... ask that guy a question and he is gonna have an answer. Today, Spin published an interview with Pink in which he shared some more opinions, this time on an assortment of random pop hits. Among those pop hits was the Eurythmics'… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 14, 2014

Azealia Banks Still Hates The “Ugly One” From Disclosure, Loves Ariel Pink Despite His Questionable Hygiene

Azealia Banks may have finally gotten her debut album out into the world, but that doesn't mean she's given up her infamous beefing ways. A new profile for The Guardian reads like a laundry list of the spats that Banks has gotten herself into over the past few years, and she trie… More »

By: James Rettig / November 13, 2014

Ariel Pink Plans Tinseltown Takeover With Donuts, Manicures, Limo Rides, Angelyne

Ariel Pink's pom pom is almost upon us, and to mark the occasion Pink is planning a week of events in Los Angeles. Pink's Tantalising Tinsel-Town Take Over begins tomorrow, 11/11, with Delicious Donuts and Delectable Ditties, a pom pom listening session at El Prado Bar catered by Donut Friend. That's followed by Get Groovy… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 10, 2014

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This week Azealia Banks released her very long-awaited debut album, Broke With Expensive Taste, out of fucking nowhere. It was so sudden that she's going to have to wait till next week to make it onto this list, but that thing has got some serious jams including a remix of an Ariel Pink song… More »

By: Stereogum / November 7, 2014

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't know if it's some combination of Halloween sugar-hangover and Republican-Senate-takeover anxiety or what, but there are some dark and strange and intense visions on this week's list. Every single one of the five videos below has the power to make you at least a tiny bit queasy. So take a deep breath and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 7, 2014

Ariel Pink – “Picture Me Gone” Video

Ariel Pink has teamed with "Put Your Number In My Phone" director Grant Singer on another pom pom video. This one is for the six-minute slow jam "Picture Me Gone" (one of the tunes Pink sang with the PS22 Chorus), and it finds three cross-dressing men venturing around Los Angeles in creepy latex… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 4, 2014

Ariel Pink’s Haunted Horror Movie Guide

Kids have their fictional heroes. For some it might be Batman or Spider-Man or Katniss Everdeen. They're usually good guys. Ariel Pink's childhood hero was a villain: a burn victim with a razor glove and a passion for murdering teens while shouting some darkly comic puns. He had seen horror movies before A NightmareMore »

By: Miles Bowe / October 30, 2014
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