Posts Tagged ‘grimes’

Ariel Pink Calls Grimes “completely stupid and retarded”

In the latest episode of Ariel Pink running his mouth while on the promo run for his new album Pom Pom (out November 17 on 4AD), he has called Grimes “stupid and retarded” in an interview with The... Read more »

Grimes is a Boss

In an essay for the upcoming Rookie Yearbook Three, Grimes wrote a piece about her personal experiences as a rising musician/businessperson and what she’s learned along the way. Elle has some inspiring excerpts from the piece.... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Grimes, Charli XCX, and A$AP Ferg

This week on Twitter: – Grimes makes an important discovery – Charli XCX is feeling down – A$AP Ferg talks his new album Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of a wombat who’s... Read more »

Grimes Shares Bedtime Mix, Talks New Album

Grimes went on BBC Radio 1 to talk shop with Annie Mac this weekend. With her next album fully in the works, the Vancouverite stopped by via telephone to give us an update on her life... Read more »

Grimes on Her New Album: “It sucked, so I threw it out and started again.”

Grimes’ new song “Go” didn’t sit well with a lot of her fans, who were used to the slightly more experimental sound of Visions. “Go” was a song Grimes originally wrote for Rihanna (she turned it down),... Read more »

#FREEGRIMES: A Petition to Get Grimes’ Boiler Room Set Online

Before she signed with Roc Nation and started writing songs for Rihanna, Grimes was already making legendary moves. Back in August of 2013, she was invited to DJ a Boiler Room party in Ibiza. But instead of... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (August 2014)

The MTV Video Music Awards took place in August, and more and more each year the awards show gives recognition to artists who aren't making interesting videos in the first place. A few quality visuals slip... Read more »

Watch Grimes and Blood Diamonds’ Glorious “Go” Video

The reaction to Grimes’ latest song “Go” was mixed to say the least, but the video is definitely a lot of fun. The track itself was originally written for Rihanna, and is a strange combination of dubstep... Read more »

Grimes Refuses Ice Bucket Challenge, Donates to Education Fund Instead

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Many musicians and celebrities have participated, helping to spread awareness of Lou Gehrig’s disease as well as donating money to research.... Read more »

Grimes: “I want people to know that I hate hard drugs”

In a 2012 interview with CMJ, Grimes said of the making of her album Visions: “I blacked out the windows and did tons of amphetamines and stayed up for three weeks and didn’t eat anything. I... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Grimes, Dev Hynes, and Drake

This week on Twitter: – Grimes discusses gender boundaries in music – Dev Hynes is feeling determined – Drake clears some things up... Read more »

Listen to a Song Grimes and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz Made in 2009

For those who weren’t too sure about Grimes’ latest song that was written with Rihanna in mind, here’s something a little different. Yesterday, Grimes shared a song that she and Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz had... Read more »

Listen to Bleachers and Grimes on “Take Me Away”

Chances are you’re still trying to wrap your head around Grimes’ new direction on “Go,” but get ready for a change of pace. Bleachers’ new album Strange Desires is coming out July 15, and for “Take Me Away,”... Read more »

Former Elite Gymnastics’ Member James Brooks Shares New Default Genders Album

James Brooks, formerly of Elite Gymnastics, has shared a new album as Default Genders, Magical Pessimism 2014. The album follows last year’s EP Stop Pretending, which was originally released under the moniker of Dead Girlfriends. Magical Pessimism features remastered and remixed... Read more »

Grimes Opens Up About Her New Song “Go”

Grimes’ new song “Go” is a big change of pace from 2012’s Visions. In the past, Grimes has mentioned making more experimental music, but “Go” leans toward a more accessible approach, with current trap and dubstep... Read more »