Tag Archives: M.I.A.

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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Midnight In A Perfect World: Scratchmaster Joe

Seattle’s Joe Martinez brings old-school skills into a contemporary world every time he gets behind his beloved turntables as Scratchmaster Joe to unleash his wildly unpredictable sets. The renowned turntablist has competed in DJ battles all over the world, and his workmanlike philosophy towards DJ culture has found Scratchmaster Joe hosting a multitude of DJRead more…

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Friday Music News

Tegan & Sara will drop their eighth studio album, Love You To Death, on June 8. Today, the Canadian sister duo have shared two new, addictive album tracks called “Boyfriend” and “U Turn.” Check them both out via Spotify below. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

OMG, it’s new M.I.A! The eccentric artist shares two tracks on her Soundcloud: the single “MIA OLA,” which was originally composed for the Fall 2016 Stella McCartney fashion show, and “Foreign Friend,” a banger on issues of immigration. “MIA OLA” features a sample from “Circle of Life” from The Lion King soundtrack, and in herRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Electropop pioneers New Order stopped by the Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night in support of their most recent release, Music Complete — their first new release in over a decade, and their first without founding bassist Peter Hook. Watch them perform the single “Singularity” below, complete with visuals from the music video projectedRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Parquet Courts go on location in this clip for “Berlin Got Blurry,” a single from their forthcoming fifth full-length Human Performance, out April 8th via Rough Trade. Director Claes Nordwall follows frontman Andrew Savage as he meanders about the scenic European city, riding the train, using pay phones, and eating kebabs. Watch below, and checkRead more…

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Friday Music News

By Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Texas guitar great Leon Bridges has contributed a track to the upcoming Will Smith film, Concussion, a biographical thriller based on the life of Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who took on the National Football League. For the soundtrack, Bridges contributes the soulful, dramatic single “So Long,” which youRead more…

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Monday Music News

She hinted at it last week on Instagram, and today, M.I.A. rolls out her epic audiovisual project titled Matahdatah Scroll 01 Broader Than a Border. The video highlights a brand-new track, “Swords,” as well as the song “Warriors” off 2013’s Matangi. The clip, directed by M.I.A. herself, features footage shot in West Africa and India.Read more…

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Video Roundup: Recycling Beats on Earth Day

Despite what Dramarama say, today is Earth Day! All day long, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will spotlight recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. Speaking of recycling, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships presents a special benefit showRead more…

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