M.I.A. “Bring The Noize”

With it being well over a year since M.I.A. dropped her 2012 super-banger “Bad Girls” (and even longer since the release of her last studio effort, 2010’s divisive /\/\ /\ Y /\), the wait for the alternative-minded B-girl to pull out the much-pushed-back Matangi has definitely felt like a couple of lifetimes. With Matangi now […]

Santigold “Big Mouth”

Nearly a year after first teasing forthcoming sophomore album Master of My Make-Believe with “Go”, Santigold has finally re-emerged with some fresh solo newness with “Big Mouth”, a well-appreciated reminder of the genre-meshing carnival of fun that is the singer-songwriter’s creative aesthetic. Featuring the sonically eclectic songbird launching some schoolyard chant lyrical daggers in the […]

Santigold featuring Karen O “Go”

Three years after filling up many a playlist with the many repeat-worthy gems housed on her 2008 (then-)self-titled debut, idiosyncratic singer/ songwriter/ producer Santigold has finally returned, teasing the release of her long-awaited sophomore album with the premiere of new song “Go” on Jay-Z’s fascinating Life + Times blog this past week. Co-produced by Santi, […]

Major Lazer featuring Mr. Lexx and Santigold “Hold The Line”

Major Lazer is a side-project collaboration between revered DJ/ producers Diplo and Switch that will supposedly take their love for all things reggae and dancehall and give it a tantalizing digital wash. Unfortunately, the album, Guns Don’t Kill People…Lazers Do, isn’t due until June (lone teardrop), but the boys thankfully delivered an early 4/20-soundtracking gift […]