M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album

M.I.A. announced a new studio album “MATAHDATAH” and released a new single “Swords” this week. The song and video are produced by M.I.A., Spanker and The Partysquad and filmed in India and West Africa. Continue reading “M.I.A. releases “Swords” single and video for upcoming “MATAHDATAH” album”

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M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video

After months of promises, M.I.A. finally put out (or “unblocked”) the music video for Double Bubble trouble today. Check it out in all it’s awesome, “uncensored” glory. Continue reading “M.I.A. finally releases Double Bubble Trouble video”

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UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes

M.I.A.’s most recent single Double Bubble Trouble (which has been out since last year) has been on repeat for me over the last couple months. The single’s energy feels authentic to M.I.A., while it perfectly combines sounds of the tropics with reggae and trap. Continue reading “UH OoooooOH: Double Bubble Trouble remixes”

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M.I.A. with A$AP Ferg at the Knockdown Center (concert photos + full set list)

Here’s some photos from the M.I.A./A$AP Ferg show at the Knockdown Center last night. Though a a cool space, the Knockdown Center has terrible sound Continue reading “M.I.A. with A$AP Ferg at the Knockdown Center (concert photos + full set list)”

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Vice: M.I.A. pulls South Asia onto her world stage

Love Vice’s Noisey Music article on M.I.A. – the piece argues how M.I.A. takes traditional imagery from South Asia, and other parts of the under-represented world, and forces it onto the world stage — to the confusion of Western journalists and sensibilities. Continue reading “Vice: M.I.A. pulls South Asia onto her world stage”

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M.I.A. Matangi Tour at Terminal 5, NYC

M.I.A. at Terminal 5  /  Nov 01, 2013

M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A.M.I.A. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange opened the concert with a 10-minute Skype message. Because the sound sucksss at Terminal 5, I couldn’t make out more than a handful of words.

During the concert, M.I.A. and her crew threw pouches of colored powder into the crowd, a la “Holi” – the Hindu religious festival of color.

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