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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

The 50 Best Albums of 2015 So Far

We're nearly halfway through 2015, so we’ve taken it upon ourselves to once again assemble your summer-listening list: triumphant returns from riot grrrl and Britpop…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2015

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup: CHVRCHES, Shamir, Future Islands, and More

Jane's Addiction, Venom, and the Wu-Tang Clan are at the top of the lineup for the tenth annual Fun Fun Fun Festival. SPIN favorites CHVRCHES, Future…
James Grebey / May 28, 2015

Hear Shamir Tackle Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ Live for BBC Radio 1

Fresh off the release of his stellar debut album Ratchet, Las Vegas' brightest shining star Shamir dropped by BBC Radio 1 for an interview and to…
Brennan Carley / May 28, 2015

Shamir Takes a Walk and Sings Acoustic Versions of Two ‘Ratchet’ Cuts

Shamir's recent stellar debut album Ratchet might've had everyone moving and grooving to its many electric disco sounds, but all that wouldn't have mattered without his impeccable pipes. The…
James Grebey / May 20, 2015
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