By Abel Arriola |Staff Writer| Electronic artist Grimes takes a different path in her mind maybe for the better, but for the mind of her fans it's for the worst. Claire Boucher, also known as Grimes is an electronic musician from Vancouver, Canada. Creating a computerized mix of styles fused with contemporary instrumentals and vocals. She released her newest album "Art Angels" on Nov. 6 and it seems she has taken a different lane. If you compare it to her album "Visions," which she released back in 2012, it seems like she has stepped away from herself. If you ask me, "Visions" was a great album with songs like "Oblivion" and "Vowels = Space and Time." She really brings … [Read more...] about Pretty gory for an angel – Album Review
By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!
By Kimberly Rosales |Staff Writer| God-awful, weird and terrible are nicer terms to describe an electronica queen's newest album. Canadian songstress/producer Claire Boucher, who goes by the stage name Grimes, released her third album Feb. 21. The record, Visions, honestly sounds like the official soundtrack to ADHD. Though artists have the right to use their music as a form of expression and artistic freedom, Grimes’ record is more of an artistic piece of trash. Grimes’ vocals throughout the entire album are high-pitched and baby-like which only proves to be freakishly annoying. In an interview with Boucher by Fader TV, her voice has a much deeper tone than in her music. … [Read more...] about “Visions” is a Grimey mess