Tag Archives: Grimes

Grimes’ Thunder Machine Rolls On

Grimes

Grimes

When music people take stock of 2016 one of the most important breakout stars this year will be electro-producer Grimes.

With a fiercely independent music-making streak and a uniquely fantastical vision, she’s created a unique sound and path that’s been fascinating to behold.

I talked to her about these things and more in a marquee feature for SOCAN’s Words & Music magazine.

To read it click here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion

Grimes Is Into Fighting

Grimes

Grimes

Not that it should be a surprise to anyone who paid close attention to some of her wilder music videos, but it appears that electro pop queen Grimes is a big fan of mixed martial arts. Specifically, the strong women of mixed martial arts.

Grimes has been known to sport a Ronda Rousey shirt in public and has called UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk a style icon.

Sarah wrote about this phenomenon for Fightland.

To read the full story go here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Jock Stuff, Music, Shameless Promotion

Polaris People For August 30 (Grimes! Shad! The Weeknd!)

Grimes

Grimes

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

This week Grimes got covered by Franz Ferdinand, Shad had a fam jam and The Weeknd totally didn’t invite us to his party.

To read the column go here.

 

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion

Polaris People For The Week Of August 16 (Austra! Destroyer! Grimes!)

Austra

Austra

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

This week we learned about Austra‘s flirt with madness, Destroyer‘s new tour and Grimes‘ controversial DJ selections.

To read the column go here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion

HP News: Grimes Wins Webby and Nardwuar Takes On Questlove

Grimes

Grimes

I’ve been churning out the news stories over at Huffington Post Music Canada lately and here are a couple of them:

Grimes wins a Webby Award.

Nardwuar takes on Questlove.

P.S. I totally know where Nard got some of his info on Questo… but I’ll never tell.

 

 

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion

Polaris People For The Week Of April 26 (Timber Timbre! Grimes! Weakerthans!)

Timber Timbre

Timber Timbre

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

For this one we contemplated designer Timber Timbre t-shirts, checked in on the latest from John K. Samson and gave a thumbs up to Grimes for her recent blog post.

To read the column, go here.

 

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion

Polaris People For The Week Of March 15 (Two Hours Traffic! Grimes! Dan Mangan!)

Two Hours Traffic

Two Hours Traffic

The latest edition of my Polaris People column is online over at the Polaris Music Prize website.

This week Grimes gets her Game Of Thrones on, Dan Mangan goes Cosmo and Two Hours Traffic find their rhythm.

To read the column, go here.

 

 

Leave a comment

Filed under Music, Shameless Promotion