Grimes

Grimes

Hot dogs! Getcha hot dogs! Now with extra creepy Grimes! Never one to simply go through the motions, play some tunes and leave, tonight Claire Boucher has taken it to new levels of weird by playing her jittery, multi-waved, mystical jams from...

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Blood Diamonds feat Grimes - 'Phone Sex'

Blood Diamonds feat Grimes - 'Phone Sex'

?“Listened to this track – my brain turned into honey and is slowly dripping from my nostrils, ears and mouth.” That YouTube comment has 11 thumbs-ups. And montreal514kino’s right, you know. The bass/steel-drum combo is the musical...

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L$D (Kreayshawn & Grimes) - 'Don’t Smoke My Blunt, Bitch'

L$D (Kreayshawn & Grimes) - 'Don’t Smoke My...

And today’s valuable pop lesson, kids, is thus: don’t even dream of half-inching Kreayshawn’s drug-smoking paraphernalia, or she’ll recruit her new partner-in-crime Grimes and give you a good ol’ kicking. Here, over a bonkers backdrop of...

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Grimes and Blood Diamonds - 'Phone Sex'

Grimes and Blood Diamonds - 'Phone Sex'

Phone sex always seems like such an awkward, cringey thing (would be with me, anyway), but LA pop artist Blood Diamonds and new BFF Grimes throw themselves 100% into this ode to talking dirty. If you like the idea of K-pop mixed with Madonna’s...

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Grimes - 'Visions'

Grimes - 'Visions'

"Not knowing how to play music is my greatest asset,” Vancouverite Claire Boucher, aka Grimes , told an interviewer a couple of years back. “I try to imitate things, and then I fail horribly, and then it’s just… something different.”...

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Grimes - 'Song For Ric'

Grimes - 'Song For Ric'

Worship-worthy electronic weirdo Claire Boucher guest-edited blog Gorilla Vs Bear last week, and among the many joys she posted (cat gifs aside) was this collaboration with Majical Cloudz, who guests on her debut, which chirrups and fizzes like...

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Grimes - 'Genesis'

Grimes - 'Genesis'

From a girl who denounced God at 12, you might expect something more unholy than this Noah’s Ark of sex, sweetness and progressive synth-pop that sits somewhere between ‘Deep Cuts’-era Knife, ‘Hollaback Girl’ and the soundtrack to some...

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Grimes - 'Oblivion'

Grimes - 'Oblivion'

Imagine Kraftwerk teaming up with Blondie for a rework of ‘Heart Of Glass’ and performing it several hundred leagues under the sea. That goes some way to explaining the brilliant otherworldliness of Grimes’ new single –celestially pie-eyed...

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Album Review: Grimes – ‘Geidi Primes'

Grimes – ‘Geidi Primes'

Despite the esoteric veneer of this bedroom-born debut, Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) has packed ‘Geidi Primes’ with enough ideas to make for an instantly accessible and intimate listen. Blending genres like paints on a palette, the...

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