Coming up today on Appetite for Distraction, 4pm ET / 1pm PT on CBC Radio 3's web radio/Sirius XM 152:

There’s nothing more thrilling to me than an "accidental pop star." And that’s exactly what Exclaim! is calling Claire Boucher, a.k.a. Grimes.

The Vancouver-born, Montreal-based, electro-pop artist just released Visions, her fourth album in two years. Along the way she’s managed to garner a tonne of fans, a “most exciting bands to watch in 2012” designation from NME, and is also the X3 artist of the month for March.

Grimes is currently on tour with Born Gold, another experimental chanteuse out there to change music. On the show today, I'll catch up with Boucher as she drives through the Arizona desert. We talk fashion, creativity and the joys and pains of being alone.

Listen now:


posted by Lisa Christiansen on Mar 05, 2012