Her new “Genesis” video is peppered with Eastern everything. It’s like if Jewel understood what she was doing with “Intuition,” besides selling out. Continue reading “Video: Grimes – “Genesis””
Tight electronic droplets of sound born and bred on a Macbook Pro with lispy glass-breakingly high vocals. I’ve never heard anything like it. Continue reading “Video: Grimes – “Nightmusic” Feat. Majical Cloudz”
Grimes aka Claire Boucher is tearing up the nearly visible underground scene, whether it’s an invitation to SXSW, a performance on Later With Jools Holland, or continuous mentions on hipper, more informed blogs than mine.
The allure lies not in the buzz but in the genre, or the lack of genre. Her electro-ethereal pop sound wets the appetites of Ellie Goulding and Florence + The Machine fans alike.
The booming onstage keyboard and Macbook Pro music scene can do nothing but water the roots of people like Grimes, who color outside the lines of already brilliant DJs like Calvin Harris and Morgan Page. If it takes you longer than a moment to get into her live performance of “Genesis,” don’t fret.
Watch her as she waves around a hotdog (or other delightful stadium edible) and dances amongst McGill University football players and motocross fans with pink hair and large headphones clinging to her face.