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Q&A: Shamir On His Surprise New Album
, Discovering Blake Babies, & More
Shamir Bailey, the 22-year-old Philly-via-Vegas polymath who goes only by his first name, made one of 2015's best and brightest albums -- and possibly its…
April 17, 2017 - 4:19 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…
April 17, 2016 - 3:09 pm
2015 In Review
Shamir Reviews 2015
2015 was Shamir Bailey's
. On the heels of his
EP and last fall's bubbly nu-disco jam "On The Regular," the young Vegas…
December 7, 2015 - 2:22 pm
More Shamir stories
House Of Feelings – “Falling” (Feat. Shamir)
House Of Feelings -- the NYC-based collective held together by
-- are releasing their debut EP next month. They've already shared "
July 20, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Hear Three Songs Shamir Co-Wrote With His Childhood Friend RESA
Last week, Shamir surprise-released
, a 10-track collection of indie rock songs that he wrote over the weekend and posted to SoundCloud the next morning.
April 24, 2017 - 8:20 pm
Shamir Explains Why He Surprise-Released
After Getting Dropped By XL
Shamir recorded an album over the weekend and unceremoniously released it early this morning.
is a 10-track collection of indie rock songs that Shamir…
Gabriela Tully Claymore
April 17, 2017 - 12:53 pm
Download Shamir’s Surprise New Album
About two years ago, the young Las Vegas singer and songwriter Shamir Bailey broke out with
, a truly great debut album of euphoric disco-house.
April 17, 2017 - 9:15 am
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More Than 120 Artists Sign Letter To Obama About Dakota Access Pipeline
As water protectors continue to stand their ground at the
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
in North Dakota, they've been met with excessive, violent force from…
Gabriela Tully Claymore
December 2, 2016 - 12:27 pm
Sad13 – “Less Than 2″ Video
Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Dupuis is releasing
, her solo debut album under the moniker Sad13, in November. We've already heard her
September 22, 2016 - 1:57 pm
Shamir – “Tryna Survive”
Shamir, one of the best new voices in music, created the score for a Ray-Ban short film called "Sheep Plays Wolf" about bringing people together…
September 18, 2016 - 10:33 pm
Apple’s iOS 10 Music Rips Off Sleigh Bells Too
Here's a fun experiment if you updated your iPhone to iOS 10. Open your photos, hit memories, and create a slideshow of some of your…
September 16, 2016 - 8:27 pm
14 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Music Festival 2016
Pitchfork Music Festival went down in Chicago over the weekend, bringing an assortment of acts from across the musical spectrum to Union Park. The festival's…
Tom Breihan & Chris DeVille
July 18, 2016 - 3:14 pm
Flying Lotus Makes Directorial Debut With
Earlier this year Steven Ellison, better known as glitchy producer Flying Lotus, shifted gears toward film scoring the gruesome short film
. Now he's officially…
July 6, 2016 - 4:51 pm
Does This New Apple Commercial Rip Off Shamir?
This week, at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, the company previewed its new iOS 10 mobile operating system with a short video.
June 15, 2016 - 11:51 pm
’s Season Finale With Fred Armisen: Courtney Barnett, The Lonely Island’s “Bin Laden Song,” & A Surprise Carrie Brownstein Cameo
On last night's
Saturday Night Live
hosted by former cast member Fred Armisen,
Courtney Barnett helped close the 41st season in spectacular fashion.
May 22, 2016 - 11:40 am
Shamir – “Hungry Like The Wolf” (Duran Duran Cover)
Last year, the young disco-house star Shamir Bailey released his debut album
, one of our favorite albums of the year. This year, he's going…
January 25, 2016 - 9:33 am
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