Shamir

Shamir’s “90’s Kids” Is a Perfect Reintroduction

Like an oasis hallucinated inside a desert, Shamir almost seemed too good to be true. Here was an photogenic, angel-voiced millennial singing coy, sassy lyrics…
Jeremy Gordon / September 14, 2017

Shamir – “90’s Kids”

Shamir just dropped "90's Kids," the lead single off his upcoming album Revelations, with a music video featuring the singer superimposed onto viral memes most recognizable to…
Monique Melendez / September 13, 2017

Tegan and Sara Announce The Con X: Covers Artists, Including Hayley Williams, Ryan Adams, Shamir, Grimes, and More

Back in July, Tegan and Sara announced a 10th anniversary edition of their album The Con, composed entirely of cover versions recorded by friends and likeminded artists. Today, the…
Anna Gaca / September 13, 2017

Shamir to Release New Album Revelations in November

Indie pop singer Shamir will be releasing his new album Revelations on November 3, he confirmed today after it was reported by Billboard. He announced the follow up to…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2017

Shamir Surprise Releases New Album Hope

This morning, Shamir surprise released Hope, a new album available for streaming on SoundCloud. You can also download it here. The record, which follows his 2015…
Jeremy Gordon / April 17, 2017

Shamir Tries Guitar-Pop in “Tryna Survive”

Shamir hasn't put out music since his fantastic 2015 debut Ratchet, but he  has been doing more than just heroically repping for Mandy Moore. Shamir scored and starred…
Brian Josephs / September 19, 2016

Duran Duran Add Shamir to Their Upcoming North American Tour

As if Duran Duran's upcoming North American tour couldn't be any hotter of a ticket — Nile Rodgers' continually Rock and Roll Hall of Fame…
Brennan Carley / January 25, 2016

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

The 25 Best Pop Albums of 2015

This year was the one where pop's backstage forces stepped out from behind the scenes and took the reins. Ariel Rechtshaid bridged the gap between college radio and Top…
SPIN Staff / December 7, 2015

Shamir Performs ‘On the Regular’ on ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’

Shamir, who dazzled with one of 2015's best debut albums, Ratchet, swung by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Thursday night to perform one of the LP's…
James Grebey / November 6, 2015

Shamir Joined Years & Years to Perform ‘Real’ in the U.K.

During British synth-pop trio Years & Years' show at the O2 Academy Brixton last night, the group was joined by one of 2015's biggest musical stars…
Brennan Carley / October 28, 2015

SPINfighting: What Album Should Ryan Adams Cover Next?

As the roundtable format has grown into an effectively direct way for a publication to think out loud for its readers’ perusal, we present SPINfighting,…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2015

Shamir Charmingly Pilots a Kitschy UFO in His New ‘In for the Kill’ Video

Shamir's just released the music video for his Ratchet single "In for the Kill" on Rookie, in which the 20-year-old pilots a flying UFO complete with a…
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2015

Shamir Performed an Untitled New Song at a Show in Poland

Shamir's only a couple of months removed from the release of his dance-pop debut for XL Records — one of SPIN's 50 Best Albums of…
Colin Joyce / August 18, 2015

Watch Mac DeMarco and Shamir Play Jenga and Eat Popcorn On a Roof

Mac DeMarco and Shamir recently got together on a Brooklyn rooftop, where they interviewed each other, ate popcorn, and played Jenga (as one does on…
Rachel Brodsky / July 6, 2015
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