Posts Tagged ‘M.I.A.’

M.I.A.: “I’ve been told I can’t put out a video because it’s shot in Africa”

Just over a week ago, M.I.A. uploaded a demo of an excellent, politically charged new song called “Platforms” to her Soundcloud. It was swiftly taken down, and now it seems as if M.I.A. is having more trouble, presumably... Read more »

Top Ten Musical Moments With David Letterman

When one thinks about David Letterman and music, the first person to come to mind is Paul Shaffer. The musical director and bandleader, himself a Hollywood veteran, plays the affable yet acerbic foil to Dave's dry... Read more »

M.I.A. – “Platforms”

Earlier today, M.I.A. tweeted that if she could find her Soundcloud password (we feel your pain, M.I.A.), she’d upload a new demo. She must have found it, because here’s the track, “Platforms.” It may be labelled... Read more »

M.I.A. – “CanSeeCanDo”

“Hang in there, summer is coming,” M.I.A. tweeted after  announcing a new song called “All My People.” She decided to hold off on releasing that song, but uploaded “CanSeeCanDo” instead. She added on SoundCloud: “DEMOCRACY CONVERSATIONS... Read more »

Interview: Young Australian Rapper Tkay Maidza is Blowing Up, But Won’t Stop Having Fun Making Music

By Deanna Young While most kids her age were still trying and failing to sneak into R rated movies last year, or perhaps awaiting the day they could legally purchase lotto tickets and have their shots... Read more »

Steel Drums: Best Where You’d Least Expect Them

In modern music, so many sounds are grossly overused. The market is saturated with skittering hi-hats, 808s, synths, hand claps, strings, pianos, and other garbage. Every now and then, though, you hear a sound designed by... Read more »

20 of the Best Artist Websites on the Internet

If you're an artist trying to make money off music and you don't have a good website, you're missing out. These days, getting a great website isn't hard. There are high school kids around the world... Read more »

15 Songs That Make You Feel Like You’re in the Jungle

Every once in a while an artist has to step outside of their comfort zone and find new inspiration for their music. Many artists draw inspiration from the same thing: nature. The world is naturally a... Read more »

M.I.A. & The Partysquad – “Gold”

Amsterdam’s The Partysquad released a summer mixtape earlier today that includes the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Duke Dumont, Vic Mensa, as well as reworks by the DJs and one highlight that’ll make M.I.A. fans happy. Similar... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Plies, Jessie Ware, and M.I.A.

This week on Twitter: – M.I.A. gets censored – Jessie Ware reveals new music is on the way – Plies wins Twitter Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of a clumsy baby elephant.... Read more »