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Someone involved in 2 Chainz' video for the Drake/Quavo collab "Bigger Than You" really glued an Angry Amish Roadkill beard onto a small child's face…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2018 - 4:56 pm

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Nicki Minaj's "Ganja Burn" didn't make this week's list, but I remain delighted that music videos are a medium where "The Scorpion King, but sexy"
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2018 - 1:09 pm

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Have you watched Kendrick Lamar on Colbert? Because holy fuck. If you haven't watched it, watch it. If you have watched it, watch it again.
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2015 - 5:11 pm

More John Grant stories

John Grant – “Is He Strange”

Former Czars leader John Grant has been releasing music under his own name since the beginning of the decade, and next week he'll put out…
James Rettig | October 3, 2018 - 11:25 am

John Grant – “He’s Got His Mother’s Hips” Video

The veteran musician John Grant is a true mutant -- one of the few people on the planet who's equally comfortable singing dusty Americana and…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2018 - 11:12 am

John Grant – “He’s Got His Mother’s Hips” & “Touch & Go”

Here they are: two very different new songs from John Grant's upcoming Love Is Magic.
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2018 - 10:16 am

John Grant – “Love Is Magic”

John Grant's last album, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, came out in 2015, cementing his tonal transition from Americana to disco house. In March, he teamed…
Julia Gray | July 10, 2018 - 10:00 am

Creep Show (John Grant & Wrangler) – “Pink Squirrel”

Creep Show is former Czars frontman-turned-lovably sardonic disco king John Grant's new collaboration with the electro dance trio Wrangler (Stephen Mallinder, Phil Winter, and Benge).
Sophie Israelsohn | December 11, 2017 - 1:38 pm

Susanne Sundfør – “Mountaineers” (Feat. John Grant)

Hey, it's like a Marvel Team-Up for singer-songwriters who probably deserve more attention! Susanne Sundfør is the Norwegian artist whose music manages to be both…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2017 - 10:09 am

Jack & Amanda Palmer – “Glacier” (John Grant Cover) Live Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In a few weeks, Amanda Palmer is releasing an album with her father Jack, a semi-professional choral singer at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC.
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2016 - 11:15 am

John Grant – “Down Here” Video

Trans narratives are starting to become more visible, thankfully and finally -- Transparent comes back this Friday! -- and John Grant has contributed another one…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 11:42 am

Stream John Grant Grey Tickles, Black Pressure

The former Czars frontman started out making Americana, but in recent years, he's moved to a sharp and sinister take on disco-house. Grant's new album…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2015 - 10:45 am

John Grant – “Disappointing” (Feat. Tracey Thorn) (Stereogum Premiere)

John Grant tried out disco-house for the first time in 2013 with his album Pale Green Ghosts, and the results must have been satisfying, because…
Grace Birnstengel | August 12, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Preview John Grant’s Grey Tickles, Black Pressure In A Very Bloody Album Trailer

In 2013, the former Czars frontman John Grant, who'd just come off releasing an Americana album, gave us the fantastic disco-house LP Pale Green Ghosts.
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2015 - 11:30 am

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In keeping with my newfound traditions of saying nice things about Gwar in the intros to these posts, the music-related video I enjoyed most this…
Tom Breihan | May 2, 2014 - 12:44 pm