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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

It's entirely possible that the week's best piece of music-related video was the spaceship-prison-breakout scene from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 set to Jay…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2017 - 3:06 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Perfume Genius No Shape

No Shape kicks off with a truly magical moment. Opening track "Otherside" begins with the steady plink of a piano as Mike Hadreas' warm and…
James Rettig | May 2, 2017 - 11:13 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Today we ran a lot of features. Like, A LOT of features. Since it's the one year anniversary of Prince's death, we gathered some of…
Stereogum | April 21, 2017 - 5:50 pm

More Perfume Genius stories

Hear Perfume Genius Break Down “Slip Away” On Song Exploder

The latest artist to participate in the Song Exploder podcast is Perfume Genius. In the episode, Mike Hadreas breaks down the ecstatic No Shape single…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm

Perfume Genius – “Die 4 You” Video

Tomorrow, Perfume Genius is heading out on tour in support of his magical new album No Shape. And today, he's sharing a new music video…
Peter Helman | May 9, 2017 - 10:01 am

Watch Perfume Genius Perform “Slip Away” On Colbert

Perfume Genius's magical No Shape is our reigning Album Of The Week, and last night, Mike Hadreas went on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
Peter Helman | May 6, 2017 - 10:40 am

Stream Perfume Genius No Shape

We named Perfume Genius' fourth album, No Shape, our Album Of The Week this week amidst some pretty heavy competition, so you know it must…
James Rettig | May 5, 2017 - 12:05 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Today we ran a lot of features. Like, A LOT of features. Since it's the one year anniversary of Prince's death, we gathered some of…
Stereogum | April 21, 2017 - 5:50 pm

Perfume Genius – “Go Ahead”

Last month, Perfume Genius unveiled "Slip Away," the first single from his upcoming fourth album, No Shape, alongside a gorgeously vibrant video. The album comes…
James Rettig | April 19, 2017 - 3:11 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

What a wild week we've had! The GOP can't get it together, a new Gorillaz album is officially on the way, Perfume Genius will follow…
Stereogum | March 24, 2017 - 4:57 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you're looking to experience some profound discomfort this beautiful Friday afternoon, I sincerely recommend Iggy Azalea's new video for "Mo Bounce." It's the most…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 2:17 pm

Perfume Genius – “Slip Away” Video

After some teasing over the last few weeks, Perfume Genius has officially announced his new album, No Shape -- the follow-up to 2014's Too Bright
James Rettig | March 21, 2017 - 10:05 am

Perfume Genius Teases “Choir” From New Album No Shape

Perfume Genius has a new album out later this year. He talked about it in a Fader cover story a few weeks back, right around…
James Rettig | March 7, 2017 - 11:09 am

Perfume Genius Soundtracks New Toyota Commercial

Perfume Genius songs pop up in TV shows and commercials pretty regularly -- earlier this year, Mike Hadreas covered Elvis for a perfume ad --…
James Rettig | December 16, 2016 - 9:41 am

Marfa Myths 2017 Lineup

Marfa Myths will return in 2017. The Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa-curated festival goes down 3/9-2/17 and will feature Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 6, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Perfume Genius Sings On The New John Legend Album

John Legend released his new album, Darkness And Light today, and it has credited guest spots from Chance The Rapper, Kamasi Washington, and Alabama Shakes'
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 2:37 pm
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