Tag Archives: M.I.A.

Wednesday Music News

Jacuzzi Boys, a.k.a. Miami’s fun-in-the-hot-tub boys of warm and fuzzy summer garage crooning, have “Be My Prism” from their upcoming self-titled album on Hardly Art. Not only catchy and pretty, the track gets steadily more both of those things as it progresses. Their album will be out on September 10th. [Fader]

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only been, what, 9 years? And the Pixies have a new track! Titled “Bagboy” and with a video that shows exactly how the titular bag boy has fun in life, the track is round-about kicker. “I get no satisfaction from your recent sightings” the song goes, before the guitars jump in with an off-kilterRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

No one can make a pink wig look bad ass and terrifying quite like M.I.A. can. In the video for her track, “Bring The Noize,” not only does she pull of this feat’ but she also strings together lightening fast flows that she punctuates with a flick of her sparkly gold talons. It’s one thingRead more...

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Friday Music News

Bassist Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the band announced today on their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pixiesofficial?rf=106226122747445) page. “We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years,” the statement read. “Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her placeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

The COMPLETE lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival was announced today! On July 19-21 Chicago’s Union Park will be saturated with killer live music. Joining the already impressive lineup include- Glass Candy, Yo La Tengo, Phosphorescent, Metz,Julia Holter, M.I.A. and MANY more. A full, detail lineup (with times) will be available in the next fewRead more...

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Monday Music News

M.I.A.‘s much-anticipated album Matangi has been rejected by Interscope for being “too positive”. The album was supposed to be released last month, but now with apparently some “darkening up” needed, the release is expected around April 15th, in time for the Tamil New Year. It turns out M.I.A.’s ex-manager, whom she fired, is now theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Bonnie “Prince” Billy is releasing -- not a new album -- but a fragrance through perfume company Sanae Intoxicants. That’s right, a perfume called “Bonnie Billy” -- perhaps it smells like beard and woodsmoke? According to Sanae, it’s an intoxicating mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oudRead more...

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Monday Music News

Recent Mercury Prize winners Alt-J released this super strange video for their song “Fitzpleasure” from An Awesome Wave today. Directed by Emile Sornin, everything is slightly out of place in the video - the word “pleasure” ripples across black and white footage of a cats cradle being woven, fingers bending into gang signs, a manRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Electronic

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Friday Music News

Sad to be missing Coachella this year?  YouTube is streaming a large chunk of the 2012 music festival this weekend.   Highlights for Friday’s YouTube schedule include The Black Keys, Neon Indian, Grouplove, Yuck, Pulp, Frank Ocean, Explosions in the Sky, and M83.  A full schedule can be found here. In other Black Keys news, oneRead more...

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