Posts Tagged ‘M.I.A.’

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 »

Watch M.I.A., Lana Del Rey, Lykke Li, Arcade Fire and More Perform at Glastonbury

Glastonbury Festival is currently underway in Somerset, England, and almost every big act in music is performing. Arcade Fire, Kasabian, and Metallica are the headliners this year, but artists like M.I.A., Lana Del Rey, Jungle, HAIM,... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of 2014 (So Far)

A couple of decades ago, all it took was a nice camera and some clean looking backdrops to make a music video that people would want to watch. Now it seems like we've seen it all.... Read more »

Video: M.I.A. – “Double Bubble Trouble”

Just as the GIFs we previewed suggested, M.I.A.’s video for “Double Bubble Trouble” is full of awesome (and also totally internet/Tumblr-ready) imagery. This is M.I.A., so of course there is a political edge to things, with... Read more »

Listen to M.I.A.’s Remix of Beyoncé’s “Flawless”

Earlier today, M.I.A. released an awesome GIF preview of her upcoming video for “Double Bubble Trouble,” and now she gifts us with even more new material – a remix of Beyoncé’s “Flawless.” Renamed “Baddygirl 2,” M.I.A.... Read more »

GIF Preview: M.I.A.’s “Double Bubble Trouble” Video Looks Amazing

We saw M.I.A. perform “Double Bubble Trouble” on Late Night With Seth Meyers, and sometime this week we’ll get her self-directed music video via www.miauk.com. Until then, these GIFs offer a glimpse into what’s coming… and... Read more »

Watch M.I.A. Perform “Double Bubble Trouble” on Late Night with Seth Meyers

During her stop in New York City, M.I.A. paid Seth Meyers a visit on Late Night. For her performance, M.I.A. chose the Matangi single “Double Bubble Trouble” and put on a lively rendition in front of... Read more »

Video: M.I.A. and Janelle Monáe Perform Together as Holograms

It’s surprising that more artists haven’t taken advantage of that whole hologram business since Tupac was “resurrected” at Coachella 2012. But last night, M.I.A., who was in New York, and Janelle Monáe, who was in L.A.,... Read more »

M.I.A. Announces US Tour Dates With A$AP Ferg

M.I.A. and A$AP Ferg both released fantastic albums at the end of last year and now the two are set to hit the road together for a string of US tour dates. The leg comes as... Read more »

NFL Now Asking $16.6 Million in Lawsuit Against M.I.A. Over Superbowl Middle Finger

Last September, the NFL initiated legal proceedings against M.I.A. for her 2012 Superbowl halftime performance, during which the singer flipped up her middle finger to the camera. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the NFL is now... Read more »

Listen to Nire’s Beautifully Twisted Remixes of FKA twigs, A$AP Ferg, Bjork, and Beyonce

We don’t know much about NYC producer Nire, but we do know that she can definitely put together a great remix. Jumping out the gate with the Plur Allure “remixtape,” Nire laces us with beautifully skewed versions... Read more »