Grimes Performs ‘Flesh Without Blood,’ ‘REALiTi,’ and ‘Ave Maria’ on BBC Radio 1

Grimes and band member HANA beamed into Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show yesterday to perform Art Angels' "Flesh Without Blood" and "REALiTi." The multi-talented Claire…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2016

Grimes Brought Out Janelle Monáe and Aristophanes at Coachella

Grimes performed yesterday at Coachella, where she played tracks from her latest release, last year's excellent Art Angels, and 2012's Visions. She also brought out…
Rachel Brodsky / April 17, 2016

Sweetlife 2016 Lineup: The 1975, Grimes, Shamir, and More

High-end salad chain Sweetgreen has revealed the lineup for their annual music festival Sweetlife, and the 1975, Halsey, and Flume are on the top of…
James Grebey / February 23, 2016

Grimes Performs Two ‘Art Angels’ Songs Live for the First Time, Covers ‘Ave Maria’

Grimes performed in Seoul, South Korea last Saturday night for her Ac!d Reign tour, where, for the first time, she broke out "Flesh Without Blood" and…
Rachel Brodsky / January 30, 2016

Grimes Goes Full Cybergoth in Her Compelling New ‘Kill V. Maim’ Video

It's only mid-January, but Grimes' new "Kill V. Maim" music video — taken from her recent album, Art Angels — makes the case for no other musician…
Brennan Carley / January 19, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Watch Grimes Slay ‘Scream’ With Aristophanes in New York City

After Grimes brought out Janelle Monáe in Atlanta to perform their collaborative clapback "Venus Fly," the art-pop exploder enlisted her enthralling new album Art Angels'
Harley Brown / November 17, 2015

Grimes Brought Out Janelle Monáe for ‘Venus Fly’ in Atlanta

One of the most delightfully weird tracks on Grimes' ecstatic Art Angels is a collaboration with Janelle Monáe called "Venus Fly." Wednesday night, it got…
Colin Joyce / November 12, 2015

Review: Grimes Preaches Wonderful and Horrifying Hyperspace Gospel on ‘Art Angels’

Four records into Claire Boucher's career as Grimes, she decided it was time for a posse record. Facetiously explaining Art Angels to The Fader, she…
Colin Joyce / November 10, 2015

Grimes Performs at the 2015 Guggenheim International Gala

Artsy synthpop singer Grimes got even artsier last night when she performed at the Guggenheim Museum's 2015 International Gala pre-party. Grimes, whose new album Art Angels drops…
James Grebey / November 5, 2015

Grimes Issues ‘laughing and not being normal,’ the Unearthly Intro to ‘Art Angels’

Over the past week and change, Grimes has offered a few looks into the strange world of her new album Art Angels. But even after…
Colin Joyce / November 4, 2015

We All Scream for Grimes’ ‘Scream’

Well, seems like we can rest assured that Grimes' upcoming album won't be Visions redux. It's hard to know how to describe new two-minute track…
Andrew Unterberger / October 30, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Weezer, St. Lucia, Miguel, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Southern psych-poppers, art-pop…
SPIN Staff / October 27, 2015

Grimes Shares Fantastical ‘Flesh Without Blood/Life in the Vivid Dream’ Video

Update 2: Grimes has shared original artwork for each one of her Art Angels tracks on her Tumblr. Update: 4AD has announced that Art Angels…
Colin Joyce / October 26, 2015

Grimes Played New Material at Beach Goth Festival Last Night

Grimes announced on Instagram and Twitter last week that new music and a video from her upcoming album Art Angels — the very long-awaited follow-up to…
Brennan Carley / October 25, 2015

Grimes Names New Album ‘Art Angels,’ Posts Cover Art

Grimes — a.k.a. art-pop performer Claire Boucher — has finally unveiled the name of her forthcoming follow-up to 2012's Visions. Titled Art Angel, the record…
Rachel Brodsky / October 19, 2015

Grimes Announces ‘Rhinestone Cowgirls’ Tour, Promises New Music Beforehand

Update: Grimes has added a new crop of tour dates, all of which will take place in Europe. The Ac!d Reign tour will promote her forthcoming…
Colin Joyce / September 14, 2015

The 5 Most Ridiculous Things Grimes Said in Her ‘EW’ Interview

Montreal's biggest anti-pop export, Grimes, is nothing if not interesting. Claire Boucher has been teasing her third album, the follow-up to 2012's stellar Visions, with a slew of…
Harley Brown / August 27, 2015

Grimes Illustrates Grotesque Yet Adorable Comic Book Cover

This year's San Diego Comic-Con has proven the gift that keeps on giving musically: Jennifer Lawrence called Taylor Swift a "badass bitch," El-P revealed he scored the end…
Harley Brown / July 12, 2015

Grimes and Bleachers Team Again On ‘Entropy’ For HBO’s ‘Girls’

Back in November, it was let slip that Grimes' Claire Boucher was headed back into the studio with Jack Antonoff's Bleachers project for another collaboration.
Colin Joyce / March 15, 2015
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