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MIA – Bad Girls

“Live fast, die young / Bad Girls do it well” – and with that everyone’s favourite Sri Lankan iconoclast MIA is back in the game! ‘Bad Girls’ is the first taster from her forthcoming fourth album, which is expected at some point this year and features contributions from  Danja (who produced this track), Swizz Beatz, […]

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The best albums out in November

Christmas is nearly upon us, which means November is the last chance for some good new albums before December brings us a shipping container full of festive albums, greatest hits, reissues and anything else that might make for a decent stocking filler. So naturally, there’s some pretty huge albums coming out in November – including […]


Listen: MIA – ‘Y.A.L.A.’

If you only live once, why do we keep doing the same shit? With that, the firebrand that is MIA not only effortlessly dismisses Drake and his ‘YOLO’ nonsense but also well and truly announces herself back on the scene. Her new album Matangi is out in a couple of weeks, and ‘Y.A.L.A.’ (You Always […]


Bad Bunny Song, “MIA” Featuring Drake. Stream:

The Reggaeton Singer, “Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio” who is known professionaly by the name, “Bad Bunny” has premiered a new song, “MIA”. The song featurs the Canadian Rapper, “Drake” and it is produced by DJ Luian and Mambo Kingz.”MIA” is now available on digital platforms and was released today on October 11th. What has taken […]


This Week’s New Single Releases (6th October 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Angel Haze – ‘Echelon (It’s My Way)’ Angel Haze has clearly popped down to the American equivalent of Waterstones and picked up two books: ‘The Dummies Guide To Modern Rap’ and ‘How to Act Like Nicki Minaj’, combining what she’s learnt from […]


The best music videos on YouTube

YouTube has been the catalyst for the biggest shift in the way we consume music.  No longer are we satisfied with the sterile, nicely packaged singles and albums our favourite pop stars hand down to us – we want to see them up close and personal outside of their PR bubble.  To that end we […]

Listen: New MIA track ‘Baby’ posted online…

A new track by agitpop superstar MIA has been posted online. Reportedly coming from recording sessions with uber-producer William Orbit, ‘Baby’ is a sleek, laid-back and groove-based track which puts MIA’s distinctive vocals very much at the forefront. Listen to it below and let me know what you think: ‘Baby’ follows ‘Bad Girls’ as the […]

M.I.A. ‘/\/\/\Y/\’ – Album Review

In the five years since she released her debut album ‘Arular’, Mathangi ‘Maya’ Arulpragasam has gradually carved a niche for herself as the music scene’s foremost political artist.  To be fair, though, she hasn’t got much mainstream competition for that particular title, unless I’m missing the subtle socio-political subtext in the works of Katy Perry […]

MIA Bring The Noize

Watch: M.I.A. – ‘Bring The Noize’ video

M.I.A. has today revealed the bright and boisterous video to her banging new single ‘Bring The Noize’. The video was debuted on Noisey earlier today, and you can watch it below: ‘Bring The Noize’ is taken from M.I.A.’s upcoming new album Matangi, which is now scheduled for release in autumn.