Tag Archives: M.I.A.

Midnight In A Perfect World: Populous

Italian electronic producer Andrea Mangia has been creating boundary-pushing electronic beats under the Populous alias since his debut album in 2002. Influenced by his extended travels around the globe, his latest releases explore an immersive, bass-heavy, intricately-layered sonic world that’s enhanced with a lively, tropical, worldly flair. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight inRead more…

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Album Review: M.I.A. – AIM

Back in July, Annie Mac interviewed M.I.A. to announce the official release date for delayed fifth album AIM (formerly called Matahdatah). With the announcement, Maya gave us the bass-heavy single “Go Off” to mask the pain of some bummer news: this is going to be the last M.I.A. album before she goes on hiatus. JustRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Leave it to Father John Misty to explain America to us (hint: it’s basically Go-Gurt). The catchier-than-it-has-any-right-to-be track details the ridiculous ways people die, and will be performed by an animated Mr. Misty on Adult Swim’s Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio. The season finale airs this Sunday 9/18 at 11:45 PM EST, but youRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/12

Fall is kicking off with some heavy hitters. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the latest from Wilco, “one of their more modest-sounding releases, featuring a mostly low-key and acoustic-oriented folk-rock sound on bittersweet songs revolving around alienation and childhood memories.” M.I.A. finally releases her fifth, and possibly last album, as she’s been claiming onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Today, M.I.A. has released her latest – and possibly final – album AIM, the follow up to 2013’s Matangi. This album features collaborations with Diplo, Zayn Malik, and Skillrex. Thanks to Spotify you can stream the entire thing below. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Hip hop greats De La Soul have a pretty cool roster of guest musicians on their forthcoming full-length, and the Anonymous Nobody…. The list includes David Byrne, Snoop Dogg, Pete Rock, 2 Chainz, Usher, Jill Scott, Roc Marciano, Little Dragon, and, of course, Damon Albarn. To return the favor, it’s been announced that De LaRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National curated the compilation Day of the Dead, a whopping 59 song, 5 and a ½ hour long tribute to the Grateful Dead. Today, NW-via-NZ band Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a video to go with their rendition of the 1978 track “Shakedown Street.” Directed by theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following an electrifying performance at Pickathon, Thee Oh Sees offer a full album stream of their upcoming release, A Weird Exits. Hard to believe it’s only the 17th full-length from John Dwyer and company. KEXP presents the Bay Area band on Friday, November 25th at Neumos. [Consequence of Sound]

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Friday Music News

M.I.A. and Skrillrex have teamed up on a new single called “Go Off.” The song will be featured on her upcoming studio album AIM, which drops on September 9. Yesterday, M.I.A. announced that this album will be her last, she said: “I wanna go and do some other stuff and take some time out.” WatchRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Ca$h Bandicoot

Seattle DJ/producer Ca$h Bandicoot (real name Paco Mejino) has become a fixture on the local club scene over the last couple years, quickly emerging as a stand-out artist with his high-energy, party-starting, forward-looking sound. Deftly blending elements of Jersey and B’more Club with an ear for Ghetto house and cutting-edge global rhythms, his original productions,Read more…

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