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Video: Perfume Genius, “Dark Parts”

Sucks that too many people only use one day a year, Mother’s Day, to tell their momma how much they love them. Perfume Genius’ most recent video featured a tender, sexy encounter with humongous gay … read more »

POSTED April 26, 2012 1:50PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Second Life: Avoiding the Sophomore Slump

The sophomore slump is a classic jinx. Often, after debuting with unexpected success, musicians buckle under new pressures. We spoke with Santigold, Dustin Wong, Perfume Genius, Nite Jewel and Frankie Rose about how, after making … read more »

POSTED February 28, 2012 12:00PM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , , ,
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The Things I Carry: Perfume Genius

We always like to know what some of our favorite artists carry in their purses (and man-purses)—the essential items that they need for touring, subway rides, an awards show or any other thing that musicians … read more »

POSTED February 17, 2012 11:30AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,
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Interview: Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius’s new album sounds like the leaving behind of emotional immaturity, a long bittersweet sigh about finally being grownup enough to let yourself experience actual intimacy. It couldn’t have been easy to write this … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2012 12:30PM IN MUSIC TV INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Perfume Genius’ Album Put Your Back N 2 It

A few weeks ago, we got a preview of Perfume Genius’ sophomore effort via the sad yet sensual video for “Hood.” Though his piano pop songs are still deeply personal and heartfelt, he sounds more … read more »

POSTED February 13, 2012 7:08PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Perfume Genius, “Hood”

“Hood” is sad, but its video is hot—an odd combination of a turn-on and a reason to weep at once. But how could Perfume Genius be so sad when, in the video, he has daddy-porn … read more »

POSTED January 18, 2012 11:53AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,
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Perfume Genius, “Dreeem” MP3

Back in June, when Perfume Genius released his album Learning and we posted a stream of it, we accompanied the stream with big predictions of its popularity. It was fairly popular, but now that Matador … read more »

POSTED December 2, 2010 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Hear a New Perfume Genius Song

How come everyone everywhere isn’t listening to Perfume Genius at the moment? Learning is out now on Matador. You can stream it here.

POSTED August 10, 2010 11:39AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS:
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Stream: Perfume Genius’ Album Learning

We were quite surprised to see this on Drowned in Sound—a completed Perfume Genius album that is being released next week?! Where did that come from? We’ve very much enjoyed the slightly demented boy next … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2010 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Video: Perfume Genius, “Never Did”

We posted “Mr. Peterson,” by Perfume Genius a few months ago (and someone told us we had the wrong lyrics but never corrected us—please do in the comments!) and were touched by his quiet storytelling. … read more »

POSTED February 22, 2010 4:38PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,