UPDATE 14/09/16: The 2017 Laneway Festival lineup has now been announced. ORIGINAL STORY: Your official Laneway Festival 2016 lineup announcement has arrived, with the likes of Grimes, Flume, CHVRCHES, Beach House and Violent Soho set to take the stage at next year’s event. Other acts announced on the festival lineup include Fidlar, Big Scary, DMAs,
Electro-pop oddball Grimes has revealed that she scrapped a whole album’s worth of material, labelling it “depressing.” Taking to her Tumblr to defend herself against reports she binned an album because of a negative fan-reaction to her Rihanna-rejected track Go, Grimes wrote, “The album was scrapped cuz it was depressing and I didn’t want to
While the rest of us spent Christmas Day overeating and making small talk with family members, Canadian musician Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, used the day for other creative endeavours, teaming up with her stepbrother Jay Worthy to create the track and home-made video for Christmas Song II (Grinch). Serving as a follow up to
Canadian electronic impressionist Grimes has unveiled the new video for her track Go, the song she famously wrote for Rihanna which the American pop star later rejected. The track features fellow producer Blood Diamonds as well as the voice of David Hayter, the screenwriter who brought us X-Men, its sequel X2, and Watchmen as well
Canadian musician Grimes, real name Claire Boucher, has released Go, the song she wrote for Rihanna which the American pop star later rejected. The track provides a first glimpse of Grimes’ fourth studio album, which is still in the works. Describing Go in a press release, Grimes has said, “It’s our summer jam so we
Canadian electronic impressionist Grimes debuted three new tracks during her performance at the Governors Ball festival in New York over the weekend. Among the new compositions was Go, a track that Grimes revealed she originally co-wrote with LA producer Blood Diamonds for Rihanna. “Also for those at gov ball, u should stick around for my
“Don’t act like you respect them then throw them under the bus”
New York City’s Governors Ball has just dropped its lineup announcement for the 2014 instalment of the festival and it’s a corker – apart from the previously announced Outkast, this year’s festivities will be graced by Jack White, The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix and TV on the Radio. Wowzers. If that wasn’t enough for you,
Canadian electro visionary Grimes has evoked the ire of a vegan purist after posting a picture of herself holding tub of Ben and Jerry’s Scotchy Scotch Scotch ice-cream and saying, “1 day hiatus from veganism is being had starting NOw.” The 25-year-old, real name Claire Boucher, is a vegan with a strong social conscience when
Canadian powerhouse Grimes has shared her tour rider online, with the Oblivion hitmaker revealing to the world that she wants her backstage goodies to be green and eco-friendly, as well as having a cute puppy provided for her to play with pre-show. The 25-year-old demands that all items provided must be reusable rather than disposable,
Franz Ferdinand have gone unplugged on Canadian electronic artist Grimes‘ single Oblivion. Tackling the very minimal, glitchy electronic track with acoustic guitars and sweet vocals, Franz’ rendition is the latest in a series of Oblivion covers that have surfaced since the track’s release. Earlier this week, Franz Ferdinand unleashed their fourth studio effort, titled Right
DJ/Producer sensation Grimes has responded to claims she trolled one of the most prestigious events and crowds in the EDM world. During a recent Boiler Room performance at the Ibiza residence of the legendary Richie Hawtin, Grimes busted out some ironically heinous beats, commenting earlier that she knew full well how it would go down
Grimes may be setting her own boundaries but does that come at a price?
Ever since discovering he’s a distant cousin of Vampire Weekend, bassist Chris Baio, the one and only Steve Buscemi, has worked tirelessly to help increase the band’s profile. From introducing them to mayoral candidates to handing out flyers, the dedicated family man has now resorted to guilt tripping those who are yet to RSVP to
Grimes has posted an open letter on her Tumblr page, setting the record straight on an assortment of matters including materialism and sexism. In the letter Grimes writes, “I’m done with being passive” as the Canadian musician pulls no punches concerning the behaviour of peers, media and the public, alike. In the extensive post, Grimes,
Canadian electro-popper Grimes, aka Clare Boucher, is two-fifths done on her next record, the follow-up to 2012’s Visions. If you were wondering where that oddly specific fraction came from, the lady herself has been kind enough to explain, telling Billboard in a pre-Coachella interview, “I’m probably like two-fifths done. I know that’s a weird number.
Currently touring the world in support of her latest album Visions, Grimes has had to deliver bad news to Canadian Fans. According to the singer/songwiter, hearing troubles have caused her to cancel a handful of dates. Taking to Twitter, Grimes real name Claire Boucher apologised to fans, describing symptoms such as “trouble w hearing loss,
Canadian electronic star Grimes has suffered a mega blow – with all her live gear being stolen by some dodgy thieves in Manchester.
After teasing us with a clip only a few days ago, Canadian synth-pop prodigy Grimes has now released the video for her new track Genesis. Set in the Californian desert, it’s a futurist tour-de-force, directy inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s painting, The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things, while making nods towards the trash-can
Having stormed into the international music scene in 2010, Aussie fans of electronic visionary Grimes can finally rejoice. Not only will she be making her Australian debut for Meredith Music Festival, the Canadian songstress has also announced a series of headlining sideshows.