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Shamir: “Authenticity is the backbone of my career”

The 25-year-old musician discusses his accidental pop stardom and going back to basics on his self-titled new record.
Britnee Meiser
10.2.20
Music

vivian girls walked so the next generation of indie rockers could run

As they release their new album 'Memory' after a five year hiatus, i-D talks to the band and the musicians they've influenced.
Tatiana Tenreyro
9.23.19
News

shamir takes down his 'straight boy' video as director faces abuse allegations

"I'm sorry to the survivors and thank y'all for letting me know!​"
Isabelle Hellyer
11.2.17
Music

how shamir's struggle with bipolar disorder inspired his new album

We talk to the musician about mental health, his new album, and why being dropped by his label was a good thing.
Russell Dean Stone
10.17.17
News

shamir embodies every meme ever in his new 90s kids video

Relive those Windows ‘95 glory days with the memes of today in the anti-popstar’s millennial anthem.
Frankie Dunn
9.14.17
Music

listen to shamir’s surprise new album ‘hope’

The genre-defying Nevada native was going to quit music this weekend. Instead, he dropped a surprise new album of scruffy lo-fi bedroom jams.
Hannah Ongley
4.17.17
Music

girls against give us their dream festival line-up

Earlier this week, we spoke to Emily Eavis about what Glastonbury is doing about the lack of women at music festivals (as well as that i-D cover star shaped hole on the main stage). Today, we speak to the very brilliant Hannah of the very, very...
Matthew Whitehouse
3.11.16
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a loving conversation between shamir and oscar key sung

The friends and occasional tour partners caught up to talk about sci-fi movies and whether Shamir should go back to working at TopShop.
i-D Staff
2.4.16
Music

​a guide to london’s visions festival… in illustration form

Ahead of their set at this weekend’s Visions Festival, Spanish girl band Hinds get creative.
Francesca Dunn
8.3.15
Music

shamir, kelela and novelist: meet the sound of 2015

Alasdair McLellan shoots three of today's most visionary musicians for our 35th Birthday Issue.
i-D Staff
6.3.15
Music

​watch shamir’s new video for 'darker'

Plus, we talk with the video's director, Anthony Sylvester, about shooting it with drones in Joshua Tree.
i-D Staff
5.6.15
Music

singer shamir launches relationship advice hotline ‘call it off’

When bae becomes an after-thot, dial 1-844-4SHAMIR
Emily Manning
i-D Staff
4.22.15