Experimental pop artist Grimes has talked about her new album, her TV show and how gaming culture is “less toxic” than Stan culture in a new interview.
The artist sat down with Billboard to talk about their recently launched Discord Chat Server Grimes Metaverse Super Beta after posting a promotional video for the community messaging platform – on the also Danny DeVito , Awkwafina and J Balvin . Check it out below.
Regarding her relationship with Discord and the gaming community who use the platform frequently, Grimes said, âThe more I get into the gaming community, it’s a lot less toxic than the indie music stan community. “
” Everyone will laugh at me when I say gaming culture is less toxic than indie stan culture, but it’s true, frankly, to have lived in both extensively. â
Grimes went on to reveal details about her upcoming album, saying,â It’s quite different â on her 2020 drop, ‘Miss Anthropocene’.
“It’s kind of a concept album, so it has a narrative,” she said of the LP, which she previously called ” Space Opera “about a lesbian AI being .
“On my last album I had a lot of big ideas, but I’ll just keep it impres be more sionist. With this album I think I have a lot more to say. The material is very important to me.
“I think we’re going to start releasing singles this summer and then just keep dropping singles and then come out with four, five, six singles or so on the album . I’m a fan of big albums, but I also like bringing out music, “she added.
She’s already teased some of this new music and will be previewing more new tracks tomorrow (July 25th) when they do the afterparty for the Australian festival, splendor in the grass ‘virtual iteration, Splendor XR .
The singer also spoke about the FOX reality show Alter Ego together with Alanis Morissette. moderated , will.i.am , Nick Lachey and Rocsi Diaz. It follows a similar premise as The Masked Singer , where actors are masked, but using CGI to create avatars.
“I really enjoyed that because we are like that Lived for a long time in a society where you are in the shell, in which you are, and you just have to deal with it, âshe said. âWe may be on the verge of entering a new reality in which we can all unleash the full potential of our brains.â
âAs a woman in the industry, I don’t give a shit what I look like. I hate to think about it. I literally don’t care and it takes so long and it’s expensive. We could really democratize things. All of these things give me a lot of optimism for the future. â