Tag Archives: Shamir

Shamir – Hungry Like The Wolf [AUDIO]

Gay favorite Shamir will join Duran Duran on their North American tour. Stereogum reviews his lovely take on their classic 1982 US breakout hit: We already know that he’ll be playing festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, and Bonnaroo, and now it looks like he’ll spend his spring opening for ’80s new wave gods Duran Duran on a North American tour. To ...

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Shamir – In For The Kill

Dance sensation Shamir has released the third single from his critically-raved launch album. Stereogum recaps the clip: Shamir plays an alien in the new Anthony Sylvester-directed video for “In For The Kill,” which sees him piloting a UFO around our planet and catching the attention of a whole bunch of humans on the ground, drumming up a lot of press ...

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Shamir: Unplugged On NPR

For the latest installment of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series, dance sensation Shamir performed three tracks from his critically-raved debut album. NPR’s Bob Boilen writes: When I first saw Shamir at NPR Music’s SXSW showcase, the 20-year-old singer popped on stage with a Yo Gabba Gabba T-shirt and proceeded to light up the night with his disco-infused funk and joyful ...

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Dance Sensation Shamir Rocks Brooklyn

Last night I trekked out to Brooklyn with my buddies Mike and Anthony for the New York City debut of 20 year-old queer sensation Shamir, the unabashedly fey singer/rapper whose clear falsetto has drawn many comparisons to Sylvester. The sold-out audience at the Music Hall of Williamsburg ranged from front-row adoring fanboys to Manhattan nightlife figures such as Double-Headed Disco ...

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Shamir – Call It Off

Via Stereogum: Earlier today, the young Vegas disco-pop phenom Shamir Baily shared the giddy, propulsive new track “Call It Off.” And now, the video has gone up online as part of the YouTube Music Awards’ strategy of carpet-bombing us all with great videos at this exact moment. In director Philip Hodges‘ clip, Shamir, on some sort of desert vision quest, ...

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Shamir – On The Regular

Via Stereogum: Las Vegas gender and genre bending diva Shamir recently announced his debut full-length, Ratchet, and it seems like plenty more big looks are on the way for him. The album’s rubbery lead single “On The Regular” is now soundtracking a Google Smart Watch commercial. It’s just a coincidence that Google debuted this commercial on the same day that ...

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