Grimes announced a few hours ago on Twitter that “the whole grimes record can be streamed on NPR as of right now”. ‘Visions’, Grimes’s fourth album but first on a major label, is out a couple of weeks earlier in the states (February 21st to our March 12th) but the internet is, thankfully, everywhere so head over to NPR to listen in full. It’s a stunning record: sensual, warm and fresh, drawing on influences as wide as TLC and Aphex Twin (the latter’s ‘Selected Ambient Works 85-92’ is 20 years old this month, incidentally). While the whole of ‘Visions’ catches in the memory, my favourites are Symphonia IX (my wait is u) and Be A Body, both of which sounded magical last week at White Heat in Soho where Grimes performed a short club set while in London on promo duties. She’ll be back with a full show in May (dates here). Also, just in case you missed it, check Yours Truly’s beautiful film of Grimes performing Genesis below.