Tag Archives: M.I.A.

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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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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