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JMG Top Ten For 2014

For the second year in a row, my favorite track of the year is by out and openly HIV+ singer/songwriter John Grant, whose collaboration with Hercules & Love Affair spawned a gorgeous modern dance video interpretation of Grant’s tale of coming out positive to a lover. Culled from my Spotify playlists, here’s my top ten for 2014. 1. John Grant ...

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Perfume Genius – Fool

Stereogum recaps: Too Bright, the intense and powerful new album from Perfume Genius, is one of the year’s best, and it’s also given us the haunted, surreal, generally unforgettable videos for “Queen” and “Grid.” Today, we get a third, for “Fool,” that’s very much in line with the last two. The video has a very glammed-up Mike Hadreas rollerblading down ...

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Perfume Genius – Grid

His previous track Queen is already on my best of 2014 list. Stereogum reviews the latest: Perfume Genius is, among many other things, one of our great working music-video artists. His video for “Queen,” the first single from forthcoming album Too Bright, was a surreal masterpiece, and his new “Grid” video isn’t far behind. The clip, from director Charlotte Rutherford, ...

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Perfume Genius – Queen

Via Stereogum: A couple of days ago, Perfume Genius announced the new album Too Bright and shared the stark, powerful first single “Queen.” Mike Hadreas, the man who performs as Perfume Genius, has said that the album represents a confident, confrontational embrace of queer identity and of the effects it can have, and that sure as hell comes through in ...

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