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Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm
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7 Memorable Moments From Coachella 2016 Weekend 1 Saturday

I didn't see Guns N' Roses. Well, OK, that's not exactly true. I plopped down for about a half hour of their big headlining reunion…
James Rettig | April 17, 2016 - 3:09 pm
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Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am
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More Grimes stories

Watch Grimes Star In A Commercial For Stella McCartney’s POP Perfume

We found out last month that Grimes would be the face of POP, Stella McCartney's new perfume packaged in boxes that originated from sustainably managed…
Peter Helman | April 24, 2016 - 7:24 pm
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Grimes Preps More Chill, Synth-y New Music

It seems like the album cycle really takes a lot out of Grimes, and late last year, after releasing her weird-pop opus Art Angels --…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2016 - 10:10 pm
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Grimes Electrocuted Onstage In Dublin

Grimes is an electric performer, but that electricity got a little too real at her show in Dublin tonight. She apparently got electrocuted multiple times…
Peter Helman | March 15, 2016 - 9:03 pm
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Grimes Is The Face Of Stella McCartney’s New Perfume

ICYMI, Grimes put out an album last year by the name of Art Angels, and it's a towering mass of sugary and strange pop excellence.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 4, 2016 - 1:48 pm
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Grimes – “Kill V. Maim (Little Jimmy Urine Remix)”

Grimes has said that she was inspired by nu- and industrial metal while making Art Angels -- Stereogum's album of the year -- and there's…
James Rettig | March 3, 2016 - 1:15 pm
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Grimes Writes About 5 Albums That Changed Her Life

We named Grimes' Art Angels the best album of 2015, and part of its appeal lies in its uniqueness and idiosyncrasy, the power of Claire…
Peter Helman | February 3, 2016 - 9:40 pm
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Watch Grimes Do “Flesh Without Blood,” “Butterfly,” And An “Ave Maria” Cover Live For The First Time In Seoul

Grimes' weird-pop opus Art Angels was the best album of 2015, and her live performances during the ensuing Rhinestone Cowgirls tour were appropriately monumental, featuring…
Peter Helman | January 29, 2016 - 9:09 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 11:56 am
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Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

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…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm
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Grimes – “Kill V. Maim” Video

We named Grimes' latest offering, Art Angels, the best album of 2015 because it sounds like an innovative work of mad genius. It's Claire Boucher's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 19, 2016 - 11:02 am
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The 2016 State Of Pop Address

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…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Grimes – “Fifteen Minutes To”

It's the Christmas Eve that just keeps on giving! We've already got new songs from LCD Soundsystem, Future Islands, and Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis, and…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 10:02 pm
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Watch Grimes Talk Art Angels, Skype With Aristophanes

Grimes was the subject of a recent Fader cover story that came out in the months leading up to the release of her new LP…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 10, 2015 - 3:29 pm
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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Wildest Memes: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2015

Oh, Twitter. Never before has it been easier to find out what celebrities think of #TheDress, and never before has it been easier for celebrities…
Peter Helman | December 8, 2015 - 12:43 pm
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