Shamir - Page 2

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…
Grace Birnstengel | 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…
Grace Birnstengel | 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 Royal Short Film

Earlier this year Steven Ellison, better known as glitchy producer Flying Lotus, shifted gears toward film scoring the gruesome short film FUCKKKYOUUU. Now he's officially…
Collin Robinson | 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.
Peter Helman | June 15, 2016 - 11:51 pm

SNL’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, noted Australian Courtney Barnett helped close the 41st season in spectacular fashion.
Collin Robinson | 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 Ratchet, one of our favorite albums of the year. This year, he's going…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2016 - 9:33 am

Shamir – “Who Will Save Your Soul?” (Jewel Cover)

Shamir performed an acoustic cover of Jewel's "Who Will Save Your Soul?" on yesterday's episode of The Strombo Show, a radio segment that airs on…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2016 - 11:46 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am

Watch Shamir’s Ridiculously Fun Colbert Performance

My friend Nick Sylvester was once, I'd argue, the greatest rock critic of his generation. When he left behind music criticism, he became a writer…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch Shamir Sing With Years & Years In London

Young star Shamir has one of those great, euphoric disco-diva wails, and if dance producers aren't constantly bothering him for collaborations, they really should be.
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 10:29 am

List

Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: 23 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Season

Saturday Night Live's 41st season premieres this Saturday with Miley Cyrus holding down joint duties as host and musical guest. (Joint, get it? Because Miley…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 2:37 pm