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The Best New Artists of 2012
16 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.

The Artists of the Year: 2012 Edition
13 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.


Grimes and Female Celebrity
11 Jul 2012 // 5:20 PM

Grimes's Claire Boucher is the indie heroine of the year, which makes it all the more interesting that she's using her newfound celebrity to subtly challenge what we expect of women in the entertainment industry.


Grimes: Art Angels
15 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

With a healthy boost in confidence and production value, Claire Boucher makes manifest her boundless passion for the manic whimsy of pop music.

Governors Ball Music Festival 2014: Recap + Photos from Randall's Island
12 Jun 2014 // 2:00 AM

Perfect weather and fantastic music lent Governors Ball 2014 the sensation of escaping from New York, even though the island itself sits snug atop the East River.


Grimes - "SCREAM" ft. Aristophanes (Singles Going Steady)
6 Nov 2015 // 5:00 AM

This has the feel of a NIN / Brazilian Girls collaboration. It's pretty magic.

Grimes - "Flesh Without Blood / Life in the Vivid Dream" (Singles Going Steady)
30 Oct 2015 // 6:30 AM

This is bound to be a pop classic for people who don’t particularly care for pop music.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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