Posts tagged "kimbra"

Lorde, Flight of the Conchords Team for Charity Single to Fight Neurodegenerative Disorder

New Zealand have apparent figured out a way to make a charity song that doesn’t suck. Unlike the Global Warming-supporting crew led by Paul McCartney…
Colin Joyce / September 10, 2015

Coachella 2015 Day One: Steely Dan’s 13-Piece Band, Tame Impala’s Fuzz Bombs, and More

Thirteen-year Coachella veteran Chris Martins and trusty photographer Wilson Lee hit the Southern California desert to document Coachella 2015. Day One begins……
Chris Martins / April 11, 2015

Listening to ’90s Music with ’90s Music’ Singer Kimbra

Few 2014 singles have been as delightful as Kimbra's barbed-wire kiss of a pop song, "90s Music." The Golden Echo head-bopper is at once a…
Andrew Unterberger / November 18, 2014

Somebody That You Used to Know: It’s Kimbra’s Time to Shine on ‘The Golden Echo’

New Zealand-born songwriter Kimbra Johnson’s success as a solo artist has stemmed from her stylistic diversity. While her 2011 debut Vows exhibited a dizzying repertoire…
Colin Joyce / August 19, 2014

7 Albums to Stream: DJ Mustard, Daft Punk, Kimbra, and More

Revel in theses last few weeks of summer by streaming new albums from DJ Mustard, Daft Punk, Kimbra, and more.
Shannen Gaffney / August 15, 2014

Witness Kimbra’s Strange, Disco-Kissed ‘Miracle’ of a Track

Kimbra is aiming to be much more than — wait for it — somebody that you used to know. The Grammy-winning pop weirdo has shared another taste…
Olivia Forman / July 22, 2014

Kimbra Shares Songs From Album Featuring Thundercat, John Legend, ORL

UPDATE: Warner Bros. have issued a correction saying that while Kimbra worked with Flying Lotus and Dave Longstreth during the making of The Golden Echo,…
Colin Joyce / June 10, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 10 Tattooed Toothtakers, Cat Caretakers, and Airy Soothsayers

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! Every Friday, SPIN’s staff writers pick their favorite, must-hear tracks of the moment for your weekend playlists. From rap to…
Krista Schlueter / June 5, 2014

Kimbra Remakes ’90s Music Videos in ’90s Music’ Video

It’s no easy feat to establish yourself as a standalone star after being featured on a song as ubiquitous as Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used…
Chris Martins / June 3, 2014

11 Million People Discovered Gotye’s ‘Somebody’ on Shazam

One of these days, the world is going to stop being forced to hear about Gotye's ridiculously popular (and inexhaustibly parodied) "Somebody That I Used…
Devon Maloney / June 29, 2012

Gotye Wants You to Listen to His Inescapable Single Ten Different Ways

Over 234 million views and just as many parodies later, Gotye has finally decided if he can't beat 'em (and let's face it, no one…
Devon Maloney / June 1, 2012

Austin City Limits 2012 Lineup: Black Keys, Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Jack White, 126 More

Austin City Limits' lineup this year looks a little like an all-star team of other '12 headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers (who also headline Lollapalooza),…
Devon Maloney / May 22, 2012

Kimbra, ‘Vows’ (Warner Bros.)

Kiwi songbird emits offbeat R&B charms sharper than duet dude Gotye; debut LP actually invigorated by Yankee meddling.
Barry Walters / May 21, 2012