Even before the release of her conquering album Art Angels, Grimes has used her substantial platform as one of the world's most regarded experimental producers to turn the world onto other artists pushing their crafts, like Aristophanes and Nicole Dollanganger. Jimmy Urine of Mindless Self Indulgence, the artist behind this remix of the Art Angels standout “Kill V Maim,” is an important artist for Grimes: she's called him “one of my biggest influences as a producer.” Jimmy Urine and his band aren't newcomers, though - they've been making willfully unsavoury mall electro since the late '90s, and “Kill V Maim” makes for a compatible target. Quite illuminating! Listen above.
March 03, 2016