Tag : grimes

Janelle Monáe celebrates intersectional feminism and femininity with stunning new track ‘Pynk’

6 months ago / 0 comments

Janelle Monáe is renowned for being something of an LGBT icon, who unashamedly embraces sexuality and calls out BS over pop hits. Her new release ‘Pynk’—the third instalment of her upcoming album Dirty Computer— absolutely lives up to this, offering a brash feminist statement which is both empowering and ripe … Read More

Music & Misogyny: Sexism in the Music Industry

11 months ago / 0 comments

Loyle Carner has recently been praised for kicking a fan out of his concert due to a sexist comment aimed at the female support act. Carner later tweeted, “That shit will not be tolerated at any show. He’s been banned from that venue, for life”. Despite Carner fighting against this … Read More

Grimes @ O2 Academy 7/3/16

3 years ago / 0 comments

After a whirlwind end to 2015 which culminated in the fantastic Art Angels, included in many publications’ top albums of the year lists, it’s fair to say that expectations were high for Claire Boucher (aka Grimes) in Leeds. Support act HANA tantalises with an accomplished set – her ghostly synths … Read More

Art Angels by Grimes

3 years ago / 0 comments

What I’ve always loved about Grimes’ music is its ability to take it’s listener to another realm; throughout her first three LPs she has always used her arsenal of etheral synths and mystical soundscapes to whisk us away to sacred fairytale lands filled with Dream Fortresses and ancient monsters. It’s … Read More