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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 »

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 a homeless model (?) to the stage to accept the award. Immediately afterward, Beyoncé, whose “Drunk In Love” video was nominated and lost, came to the stage to give a… More »

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Grimes & James Brooks Launch Not-Really-A-Record-Label Eerie Organization; Hear Nicole Dollanganger’s “You’re So Cool”

Grimes is noncommittal to the new business venture she's starting to release Canadian singer/songwriter Nicole Dollanganger's new album Natural Born Losers, insisting that Eerie Organization
Caitlin White | August 28, 2015 - 11:18 am
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Grimes Hates All Her Singles

In 2012, Grimes released Visions, an impulsive, experimental collection of pop songs that propelled the producer out of her insular Montreal scene and onto a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 27, 2015 - 3:55 pm
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Grimes Shares Love Letter To Star Wars

Love magazine enlisted Canadian indie pop star Grimes to write about her adoration of Star Wars for their latest issue. It's only available in print,…
Caitlin White | July 29, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Grimes Teases “Happy And Angry” Album Full Of Diss Tracks, Guitar

Grimes has been working on the highly anticipated follow-up to her 2012 breakthrough Visions for a while now, but she's kept things pretty mysterious. A…
Peter Helman | July 28, 2015 - 9:45 pm
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Beach Goth 4 Lineup

The fourth installment of the Growlers’ annual Beach Goth festival will go down 10/24-25 at the Observatory Grounds in Orange County, California, and its lineu…
Chris DeVille | July 8, 2015 - 1:21 pm
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Grimes Will Surprise Release New Album In October

Grimes has been hard at work on a Visions follow-up for a while now. Rejected Rihanna single “Go” seemed like more of an outlier tha…
James Rettig | May 24, 2015 - 10:10 am
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Check Out Grimes’ Met Gala Photo Diary For Vogue

The only Met Gala attendee whose outfit really deserves a photo diary is Rihanna. Not only did she don an enormous yellow peacock train that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 6, 2015 - 3:30 pm
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Grimes Enters The Tidal Debate

Following yesterday’s impassioned plea from Jay Z to give Tidal more time, Grimes — who started working with his Roc Nation management company in 2013
James Rettig | April 27, 2015 - 8:57 am
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Grimes Announces U.S. Tour With Lana Del Rey

Grimes and Lana Del Rey are two of the most popular, polarizing, unmistakably unique figures in popular music, so in that sense they make perfect…
Chris DeVille | April 1, 2015 - 9:46 am
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Grimes & Bleachers – “Entropy”

Grimes first linked up with Fun. co-leader Jack Antonoff on "Take It Away," a 2014 song from Antonoff's solo side project Bleachers. And now they've…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2015 - 8:26 am
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Grimes Says That She Isn’t Scrapping Music Because Of Negative Reactions

Last week, Grimes dropped a self-made video for a very good new song called "REALiTi." Between that and last summer's divisive anthem "Go," many of…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2015 - 10:25 am
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Grimes – “REALiTi” Video

Grimes has shared a video for a new track called "REALiTi," which was shot during her March 2013 tour in Asia. She explained in the…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 8:23 am
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Scarlett Johansson, Este Haim, Holly Miranda Debut Grimes-Inspired Supergroup The Singles

Our Scarlett Johansson tag archive is truly fascinating, including New Order and Serge Gainsbourg covers, collaborations with everyone from the Jesus And Mary Chain to…
Chris DeVille | February 20, 2015 - 3:08 pm
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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 notable…
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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