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2017 In Review

Every Zing Now: 19 Memorable Music Tweets From 2017

The world went through a lot this year -- Trump, an investigation into Russian election interference, Nazis, an Arcade Fire album rollout. Twitter also went…
Peter Helman | December 19, 2017 - 1:14 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

2017 In Review

Like Everything Else, Music Videos Turned Millennial Pink In 2017

Apparently, pop culture can now assign an entire generation their own color. "Millennial Pink" has supposedly been on the rise for the past few years,…
Margaret Farrell | December 14, 2017 - 9:25 am

More Perfume Genius stories

Perfume Genius – “Slip Away (Mura Masa Remix)”

With No Shape, Perfume Genius made one of last year's best albums, an explosively melodic and deeply felt internal exploration. And next week, Mike Hadreas…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2018 - 9:58 am

Perfume Genius – “Run Me Through (King Princess Remix)”

Perfume Genius' stunning No Shape was one of the best albums of last year, a maximalist art-pop ode to omnipresent emotional baggage and the redemptive…
Peter Helman | May 29, 2018 - 10:46 am

Perfume Genius – “Lulla,” “Jory,” & “Onscreen”

On 2014's Too Bright and especially last year's stunning No Shape, one of the very best albums of 2017, Perfume Genius mastermind Mike Hadreas flirted…
Peter Helman | March 4, 2018 - 4:59 pm

Watch Danish X Factor Contestants Sing Perfume Genius

Last year, Perfume Genius had a brush with reality TV show competition show fame when "Otherside" was featured in an episode of FOX's So You
James Rettig | February 27, 2018 - 10:54 am

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

2017 In Review

Perfume Genius Reviews 2017: On The Emoji Movie, The Chainsmokers, Kendall Jenner, Punching Nazis, & More

Ever since his debut in 2010, Mike Hadreas has taken his Perfume Genius project to a new level with each release. Even so, Hadreas had…
Ryan Leas | December 6, 2017 - 2:07 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Perfume Genius – “Wreath” Video

Perfume Genius' explosively lovely No Shape remains one of the best albums that anyone has given us this year. And earlier this summer, at the…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 10:09 am

Perfume Genius – “Body’s In Trouble” (Mary Margaret O’Hara Cover)

A few months ago, Perfume Genius released No Shape, one of 2017's best albums. Now he's back with a new cover song that he recorded…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2017 - 8:49 am

So You Think You Can Dance To Perfume Genius?

A Perfume Genius song was featured on last night's episode of FOX's So You Think You Can Dance. Contestants Robert and Jasmine did an contemporary…
James Rettig | August 15, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Premiere

Silver Torches – “If I Reach”

Silver Torches is the project of Seattle singer-songwriter Erik Walters, a member of the touring band for Perfume Genius and David Bazan. He's following up…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2017 - 11:03 am

Perfume Genius – “Wreath (Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Remix)”

Earlier this week, Mike Hadreas brought the excellent No Shape track "Wreath" to Jimmy Kimmel Live, and today he's announced a dance-video contest where you…
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 10:13 am
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