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Perfume Genius was on the lineup for Poland's OFF Festival last weekend and played two new songs from his upcoming album Too Bright. He started the show off with album opener "I Decline," which is a…   Read Story »
Yeah, it was Weird Al Week round here -- from "Foil" to "Handy" to "Tacky" to "Word Crimes" to "Sports Song," Al coulda claimed spots 1 - 5 on this week's 5 Best Songs and no one would have disagreed…   Read Story »
Some weeks, we get an absolute deluge of great videos, but I can't remember any other weeks as rich as this one. I thought about blowing it out to a top-10 list this week, but that would take…   Read Story »
A couple of days ago, Perfume Genius announced the new album Too Bright and shared the stark, powerful first single "Queen." Mike Hadreas, the man who performs as Perfume Genius, has said that the…   Read Story »
Mike Hadreas' work as Perfume Genius has often been described with words like "wounded" and "fragile." His songs detail experiences with abuse, addiction, death, suicide, and the mistreatment of…   Read Story »
The National will release "I Need My Girl" as the next single from 2013's Trouble Will Find Me, and the B-side of that single will feature the band covering "Learning," the title track from Perfume…   Read Story »
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. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
Mike Hadreas, who records raw and delicate songs as Perfume Genius, seems to exist entirely in his own self-created sound-world; he's not exactly the heavily collaborative type. But one of the songs…   Read Story »
Perfume Genius's latest video for Put Your Back N 2 It cut "Take Me Home" concerns a long walk home for Hadreas -- in heels. Watch it below. Put Your Back N 2 It is out now on Matador.   Read Story »
"Rusty Chains" has been in the mix during many of Perfume Genius's recent live sets, and today he put a studio version of that release out there for the masses. It's a elegant, longing ode to a…   Read Story »