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Shamir – “Merry Go ‘Round” (Kacey Musgraves Cover)

"Merry Go 'Round" was the debut single by Kacey Musgraves, a pop-country star who broke in 2013 with her album Same Trailer Different Park. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 10:49 am

Watch Shamir Answer Relationship Questions

Shamir's peppy break-up anthem "Call It Off" is one of the best tracks off his propulsive new album Ratchet. To celebrate the release of his…
Caitlin White | May 26, 2015 - 11:37 am

Watch Shamir Go Acoustic In His Take Away Show

Yesterday, Shamir released his debut album Ratchet, a great record of ebullient dance-pop. But Shamir wanted to be a country singer before he became a…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2015 - 9:27 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Shamir Ratchet

Shamir Bailey's voice sounds like freedom. That's all illusion and artifice, of course. No one person can stand in as an avatar for that sort…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2015 - 10:36 am

Stream Shamir Ratchet

The 20-year-old Las Vegas singer Shamir Bailey is one of the most exciting new voices we've heard in a long time: A liquid, ebullient tenor…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2015 - 11:18 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

You could probably make a case for a much different 5 Best Songs this week -- your parallel-universe list might include Tame Impala, Willow Smith,…
Stereogum | May 8, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Shamir – “Darker” Video

"Darker" is a complete 180 from the unbridled mania of Shamir's early Ratchet singles "On The Regular" and "Call It Off," but the ballad is…
James Rettig | May 5, 2015 - 9:56 am

You Can Call In To Shamir’s “Call It Off” Relationship Hotline

Shamir has set up a relationship hotline to promote his new single "Call It Off." Of course, the first thing I did was give it…
James Rettig | April 22, 2015 - 11:05 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Spring! Finally! It's above 45 degrees here in New York, and though it's a tad rainy, color is slowly creeping back into the world. The…
Stereogum | March 27, 2015 - 5:36 pm

Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than in…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Shamir – “Call It Off” Video

Earlier today, the young Vegas disco-pop phenom Shamir Baily shared the giddy, propulsive new track "Call It Off." And now, the video has gone up…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 1:44 pm

Shamir – “Call It Off”

Shamir completely dominated at SXSW last week. His effortless diva energy surges through the crowd regardless of stage size, venue or hour of the day,…
Caitlin White | March 23, 2015 - 10:25 am

Shamir And Courtney Barnett Have Their Coronation At NPR’s SXSW Showcase

Shamir and Courtney Barnett have a lot more in common than you might think on first glance. Their careers seem to be following pretty much…
James Rettig | March 19, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Shamir’s “On The Regular” Soundtracks An Android Watch Ad

Las Vegas gender- and genre-bending diva Shamir recently announced his debut full-length, Ratchet, and it seems like plenty more big looks are on the way…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 6:02 pm

Shamir Announces Debut Album Ratchet

The chiffon-voiced 20-year-old Las Vegas singer Shamir Bailey appeared out of nowhere last year, dropping his Northtown EP on the Brooklyn DIY label GodMode and…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2015 - 10:15 am