Wednesday, January 19 2011
Slipped Discs continues with the return of a '60s pop heartthrob, the best underappreciated hip-hip album of the year, the resurrection of a legendary '80s band, some great beats from M.I.A. and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.
Monday, July 19 2010
Like many pop-artists through the years, M.I.A.’s career has been built alongside forward-thinking producers and musicians, but few have had such a complex relationship as M.I.A. and Diplo.
Monday, December 10 2007
As electronic music's edges bleed out all over the genre map, some sounds have been resurrected, others minimally revised, but the sum total shows a genre that, diffuse identity or not, continues to exert its pull on rock, pop, and the dancefloor.
Friday, January 21 2011
Those thinking the Vicki Leekx pseudonym was going to be an outlet for M.I.A.'s more political work are going to be disappointed; this is how she has a good time.
Monday, July 12 2010
That /\/\/\Y/\ lacks the focus and confidence of M.I.A.'s previous albums is disappointing; that it finds Maya Arulpragasam content to follow, rather than lead, is indefensible.
Monday, October 29 2007
PopMatters' Dan Raper offers a comparative study in Bamboo bangin' past and present.
Monday, August 20 2007
M.I.A. is back, representing the world town with power.
Tuesday, April 5 2005
M.I.A. was very nearly that: missing in action from her first real US gig supporting the much-anticipated Arular.
Monday, April 30 2012
M.I.A. has been living up to her moniker in recent times with little in the way of new music. However, she just dropped a new video over the weekend previewing a new song. There's no news yet on a confirmed album release date.
Monday, February 6 2012
While we have to wait until summer for M.I.A.'s fourth album to drop, as of Friday, the heart pounding video for Bad Girls is available exclusively on VICE’s new original music channel Noisey, on YouTube.
Monday, July 25 2011
Last night, M.I.A. posted a tribute to Amy Winehouse on her Soundcloud page fittingly titled "27". It's "dedicated to all [her] friends that died at…
Thursday, September 30 2010
The Google is connected to the government...Continuing in the vein of M.I.A's cryptically revolutionary statements, miss Maya has crafted a new video that speaks of…
Tuesday, July 27 2010
Although M.I.A.'s performance didn't meet expectation, Rye Rye, Die Antword, Skream & Benga, and Sleigh Bells upped the ante, one after the other, after the other.
Monday, February 6 2012
LOS ANGELES — In early 1989 Madonna was the center of controversy over the religious imagery in the video for her “Like A Prayer.” Twenty-two…