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Shamir Surprise Releases New Album “Resolution” on Top of “Room” EP

Resolution and Room 7-Inch Both Out Now via Father/Daughter Records

Mar 09, 2018

Shamir released a new album, Revelations, last November via Father/Daughter Records. He had previously announced a new 7-inch, Room, to be released today via Father/Daughter and shared a video for its title track. And while that EP has been released as planned, he has also surprise released an entire new album to Bandcamp, ResolutionMore

Full List of Record Store Day Releases Revealed - Arcade Fire, Courtney Barnett, and More

Plus Kevin Shields and Brian Eno, Mac DeMarco, The National, The Cure, Fleet Foxes, and Others

Mar 06, 2018

The full list of 2018 Record Store Day releases has been revealed. Record Store Day goes down on April 21 and just in case you don't already know, the basic idea is to get music fans out to their local independent record store, with the bait being a slew of exclusive limited edition releases.  More

Shamir Announces New 7-Inch, Shares Video for Title Track “Room”

Room 7-Inch Due Out March 9 via Father/Daughter Records

Feb 16, 2018

Shamir released a new album, Revelations, last November via Father/Daughter Records. Now he has announced a new 7-inch, Room, and shared a video for its title track. The EP is due out March 9, also via Father/Daughter. The video, fittingly, seems to feature Shamir in his bedroom.  More

Shamir Shares Video for New Song “Straight Boy” and Announces New Tour Dates

Revelations Due Out November 3 via Father/Daughter Records

Oct 11, 2017

Shamir is releasing a new albumRevelations, on November 3 via Father/Daughter Records. Previously he shared a video for its first single, "90's Kids," which lamented the challenges of those born in the 1990s.  More

SXSW Music 2018 Announces First Round of Artists

Shamir, The Weather Station, Marlon Williams, The Wedding Present, Snail Mail, and More on List

Oct 11, 2017

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the first round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2018.  More

Shamir Announces New Album, Shares “90’s Kids” Video

Revelations Due Out November 3 via Father/Daughter Records

Sep 13, 2017

Shamir released his debut album, Rachet, in 2015 via XL. It included his breakthrough single "On the Regular." Now he has signed to San Francisco indie label Father/Daughter Records and announced a new album, Revelations, which is due out November 3. He has shared a video for its first single, "90's Kids." More

Tegan and Sara’s “The Con X: Covers” Album Features CHVRCHES, Ryan Adams, Grimes, and More

Also Includes Hayley Williams of Paramore, Bleachers, Kelly Lee Owens, Shamir, and Others

Sep 13, 2017

Tegan and Sara previously announced that they are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their album The Con with a tour and The Con X: Covers, an album due out October 20 (via Warner Bros) in which other artists cover each song on The Con, with all net proceeds going to the Tegan and Sara Foundation, which works in support of LGBTQ girls and women.  More

Apr 17, 2017

Shamir released his debut albumRachet, in 2015 via XL. It included his breakthrough single "On the Regular," which has recently gotten renewed exposure via an Old Navy ad. More

Watch Highlights of “SNL” Finale: Courtney Barnett, Fred Armisen, and The Lonely Island

Plus Carrie Brownstein, Paul Simon, and That Dead Poets Society Sketch

May 23, 2016

Saturday night saw the season finale to Saturday Night Live. Former cast member Fred Armisen was the guest host and Australian singer/songwriter/guitarist Courtney Barnett was the musical guest. Below are some highlights of the episode. More

Bonnaroo 2016 Lineup Announced: LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, etc.

Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and Others

Jan 20, 2016

Bonnaroo have announced their 2016 lineup. The festival goes down in Manchester, Tennessee from June 9-12 and this year, their 15th year, the lineup includes LCD Soundsystem, M83, Tame Impala, CHVRCHES, Father John Misty, HAIM, Death Cab For Cutie, Kurt Vile, Natalie Prass, Purity Ring, Pearl Jam, and many others. More

Sasquatch! 2016 Line-up: The Cure, M83, Florence and the Machine, Sufjan Stevens, and More

Grimes, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, and others on Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) in Quincy, Washington

Jan 12, 2016

The Sasquatch! Music Festival has revealed the lineup for their 2016 festival, their 15th year. Once again it will be going down Memorial Day Weekend (May 27 - 30) at the Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington. It's a stacked lineup, including The Cure, M83, Sufjan Stevens, Grimes, Florence and the Machine, Wolf Alice, Julia Holter, Jamie xx, Caribou, Yeasayer, Savages, Kurt Vile, Mac DeMarco, and others.

Nov 06, 2015

Shamir appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. He performed "On the Regular," probably still his best-known song. His performance memorably opens with Shamir singing to himself into a bank of mirrors.  More

Sep 15, 2015

Shamir has shared a fun new video for "In For the Kill." In it he pilots a UFO and drops cassette tapes from the sky. Anthony Sylvester directed the clip (he also did Shamir's videos for "On the Regular" and "Darker"), which was inspired by the "balloon boy" UFO hoax. Rookie Mag premiered it and you can watch it below. More

Check Out Photos From Day Two of Flow Festival

Last Weekend in Helsinki, Finland

Aug 19, 2015

Last weekend Helsinki hosted Flow Festival. More

Jul 22, 2015

Last weekend, Chicago hosted the annual Pitchfork Festival. Check out Annie Lesser’s shots from day two, featuring Jimmy WhispersProtomartyrBullyFuture BrownMr. Twin SisterAriel PinkShamirASAP FergThe New PornographersFuture Islands, and Sleater-Kinney More

Shamir Announces North American Tour

Rachet Out Now via XL

Jul 13, 2015

Las Vegas singer/musician Shamir has announced a fall North American tour. It's his first full on major tour in support of his recently released debut album, RachetMore

Mac DeMarco to Host Free Brooklyn BBQ Today, Shares BBQ Soundtrack

DeMarco to Also Appear in New Ducktails Video and Watch Him Play Jenga with Shamir

Jul 08, 2015

Mac DeMarco news galore! The most pressing DeMarco news is that today at 1 PM he is hosting a free BBQ, as he announced last night. It's happening at 153 Morgan Ave. and DeMarco promises he'll be playing unheard music from his car stereo. More



Post-Everything Pop

Mar 10, 2016

"Where's my Emmy?"that's how Shamir Bailey replies when I tell him that he appeared confident and in command during his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Only 48 hours have passed since Shamir performed "On the Regular"the standout single from his full-length debut, Ratchetand he fears that his nerves leaked through his normally stoic façade. More





Nov 02, 2017

Earlier this year, Shamir self-released an album on SoundCloud called Hope. It was about as homemade-pop as you could get, complete with background noise and a buzzing amp. With that came the news that he had been dropped from his label, XL, and was abandoning his debut's dance-pop sound for something that came more naturally to him.  More




Jul 13, 2015

You can see why Shamir Bailey is hot stuff right now. The Las Vegas native's debut LP is a luminously cool engineering of synths and beats that will no doubt furnish the dancefloors of hipster hangouts across the globe. More