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Sound On Sound 2016 Lineup: Run the Jewels, Young Thug, Courtney Barnett, and More

The slate of upcoming inaugural fall festivals is stacked with the New York City version of Roots Picnic and Queens' Meadows Music & Arts Festival both debuting this October.
Brian Josephs / June 28, 2016

Purity Ring Perform Following Bonnaroo Lineup Announcement on ‘Conan’

On last night's episode of Conan, titular host Conan O'Brien announced the lineup for the 2016 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, but the reveal of headlining…
James Grebey / January 20, 2016

Purity Ring Light Up the Darkness in Surreal ‘heartsigh’ Video

Purity Ring have shared a new music video for "heartsigh," a phantasmic cut from the dream-pop duo's March release, Another Eternity. The video sees singer Megan James in…
James Grebey / December 14, 2015

Purity Ring Strive to ‘Begin Again’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Purity Ring released their unsettling video for Another Eternity's "Begin Again" yesterday morning, and in a well-timed performance, brought the song to Jimmy Kimmel Live…
Colin Joyce / October 13, 2015

Purity Ring Bring the Dead Back in ‘Begin Again’ Video

Purity Ring released their latest collection of disassembled pop music, Another Eternity, back in March and today they've finally shared a video for that record's…
Colin Joyce / October 12, 2015

Purity Ring Perform ‘bodyache’ Surrounded by Crystals on ‘Conan’

Purity Ring turned Conan O'Brien's stage into a New Age healing retreat Thursday night when they performed "bodyache," off of their new album, another eternity. Vocalist Megan…
James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Watch Purity Ring ‘Begin Again’ on ‘Seth Meyers’

Purity Ring did an ethereal rendition of another eternity single "begin again" last night on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Performing on a moodily lit stage,…
Rachel Brodsky / March 5, 2015

Review: Purity Ring Get Stuck in Ether-Pop Purgatory on ‘another eternity’

"I don't have patience for long, wandering pieces," Corin Roddick of Purity Ring told SPIN in January. "I need a focused song, usually with a…
Andrew Unterberger / March 4, 2015

Purity Ring’s New Single ‘bodyache’ Sounds Like a Dream

Purity Ring just released the third single from their upcoming sophomore album. The new track, "bodyache," is a dreamy wash of synths and piercing vocals that'll…
James Grebey / February 26, 2015

Purity Ring Share Dreamy New Song ‘Repetition’

Electro-pop duo Purity Ring shared another song from their upcoming sophomore album, Another Eternity, during an appearance on BBC Radio 1. The new song, "Repetition" seems to fit…
James Grebey / February 5, 2015

Purity Ring’s Megan James Swirls Through Space in ‘Push Pull’ Video

Earlier this month, Purity Ring announced the impending release of another eternity, an album on which the Canadian duo collaborated in person for the first time.
Brennan Carley / January 29, 2015

Purity Ring Achieve Their Moment of Clarity on ‘another eternity’

Given the gauzy, atmospehric sound of Purity Ring's debut album (2012's Shrines) and their presence on 4AD (the label that came to prominence in the '80s…
Andrew Unterberger / January 22, 2015

Purity Ring Usher in ‘Another Eternity’ With Sophomore Album

Purity Ring have announced Another Eternity, the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2012 debut, Shrines. The new album promises a slight departure for Megan James and Corin Roddick: According to…
James Grebey / January 13, 2015

Purity Ring ‘Push Pull’ on First New Song in Two Years

After two, mostly dormant years following the release of their debut album Shrines, Purity Ring are back with a new track that suggest a promising…
James Grebey / December 4, 2014

Danny Brown and Purity Ring Freeze Time for ’25 Bucks’ Video

When Danny Brown and Purity Ring's Megan James performed the rapper's collaboration with the electronic duo, "25 Bucks," earlier this year on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, this…
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2014

Danny Brown, Purity Ring’s Megan James Drop Well-Earned ’25 Bucks’ on ‘Kimmel’

If Danny Brown's charms have ever reduced you to debilitating giddiness, don't watch until the end of his Jimmy Kimmel Live! performance from last night.
Marc Hogan / January 23, 2014

Jon Hopkins and Purity Ring Score Cruel Fate in NSFW ‘Breathe This Air’ Video

Two sad fates collide with horrifying results in the beautifully filmed video for "Breathe This Air," the Jon Hopkins song featuring vocals from Purity Ring's…
Chris Martins / September 25, 2013

Lady Gaga’s ‘Applause’ Gets a True Art-Pop Makeover From Purity Ring

Lady Gaga and Purity Ring may not seem like the most obvious team-up, but that's what makes it all the more interesting. Each entity certainly…
Chris Martins / September 20, 2013

Jon Hopkins Resuscitates ‘Breathe This Air’ With Purity Ring Singer

Jon Hopkins and Purity Ring have a mutually beneficial relationship. The London-based techno whiz mixed one track on the Canadian duo's stunning Shrines ("Saltkin") and recently remixed…
Kyle McGovern / August 8, 2013

Polaris Prize 2013 Nominees: Tegan and Sara, Metric, and More

And then there were 10. The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its 40-album "Long List" of nominees for the 2013 award to a "Short…
Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013
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