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Shamir offers a heart-wrenching and lush cover of “Dsharpg” for Sharon van Etten’s “epic Ten”

Sharon van Etten has tapped the eclectically talented Shamir for her latest single/cover off epic Ten, this time for a visceral rework of the sonorous ballad “Dsharpg” off Etten’s Epic. In keeping with the other singles that have been previewed so far, like IDLES version of “Peace Signs,” the covers are loyal to the raw […]

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House of Feelings Release Moody New Track Featuring Shamir

House of Feelings come full circle with new single “Black and Blue” featuring Shamir. The new track features buttery smooth, yet funky instrumentals and powerful lyrics delivered in a delicate falsetto. The song was written by Shamir as a poem but wasn’t initially put to music. Detailing an electric yet unreliable relationship with a crush, […]

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Shamir Simultaneously Defies Genre and Cultural Norms in Ethereal Single “On My Own”

Nothing makes Pride Month more vibrant than new tunes by rising Black queer artists. Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter Shamir has championed an eclectic fusion of indie-rock – meets – neo-soul; he embodies everything that is glam and grunge. “On My Own” is a collaboration with songwriter Linda Ortega, culminating in Shamir’s most intimate work yet. The track […]

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Win Tickets to Shamir at The El Rey Theatre

Photo Credit: Ruvan We here at Grimy Goods were highly impressed with Shamir’s debut album, Ratchet, which proved to be a vibrant blend of electronic, soul and disco. This young Las Vegas native may only be 20 years old but he knows how to stir up a sweaty good time on the dance floor. Shamir is […]

Recommended: Stream Shamir’s debut album “Ratchet” — straight up electro-soul-disco

Photo by Mathew Parri Thomas Whether his sonic grooves are smooth and sexy, or playful and vibrant, there is nothing “ratchet” about Shamir’s music. The Las Vegas native may not be able to purchase an alcoholic beverage legally, but despite his young age of 20, he sure knows how to deliver electronic soul-disco to the […]

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