Is Grimes’ New Album Really Just ‘Silicon Valley Propaganda’ in Disguise?

Motherboard | Feb 21, 2020 at 5:37 PM
  • There is probably no better way to make a bunch of people mad than to suggest that technology is going to render them entirely obsolete.
  • In 2018, she teamed up with Los Angeles musician HANA to release a song from the perspective of an “AI propaganda girl group,” imploring listeners to “submit.”
  • You wouldn’t necessarily notice it just by listening to the music, which feels like a culmination of the vision she set forth with her 2012 breakout album, Visions: future-gazing pop music that is as infectious and warmly enveloping as it is alien, buoyed by a blurring of genre lines and geographical boundaries that feels distinctly of the Internet.