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Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Shamir – “In For The Kill” Video

Shamir plays an alien in the new Anthony Sylvester-directed video for "In For The Kill," which sees him piloting a UFO around our planet and…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Flying Lotus, Shamir Appear In New Apple Music Commercial

Apple introduced their streaming service Apple Music less than two months ago, and they've just launched a new "Discovery" ad campaign. The first commercial features…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2015 - 6:50 pm

Watch Shamir Debut New Song “Time” In Warsaw

Shamir's Ratchet is one of our absolute favorite albums so far this year, but the Las Vegas diva might be at his most potent when…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2015 - 12:36 pm

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Fest 2015

Pitchfork Festival took over Chicago's Union Park this past weekend with headlining sets from Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and Chance The Rapper. The hours before those performances…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 10:39 am


6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Saturday

There's nothing quite as invigorating as a quick burst of chaos. Just as Saturday afternoon was getting going in Chicago, a quick but torrential downpour…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2015 - 3:57 pm

Watch Mac DeMarco And Shamir Play Jenga

Mac DeMarco and Shamir are both on fire right now, which is why it makes perfect sense that Complex enlisted both of them to play…
Caitlin White | July 6, 2015 - 5:46 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

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