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This past weekend, Chicago's Union Park played host to Pitchfork Music Festival. The two-and-a-half-day event was packed tight with performances from the indiesphere's current marquee artists and its…   Read Story »
Last night, M.I.A. played her first North American show in a minute, filling up the Montreal venue Metropolis and opening with a new track, one that may appear on her forthcoming Matangi. At least, I…   Read Story »
Film director and M.I.A. collaborator Steven Loveridge took to Tumblr to post a teaser trailer for a documentary about the artist that has been put on hold, apparently, due to funding issues.…   Read Story »
Here is a previously unheard track from M.I.A. called "Only 1 U." We still know very little about her fourth full-length Matangi, so without a tracklist, we can't say whether this comes from the…   Read Story »
Two massively important alt-rock greats returned to the music-video earlier today, and neither of them is on this list. The Pixies' "Bag Boy," their first new song in nine years, soundtracked a…   Read Story »
At the start of the week, M.I.A. released a video for Matangi lead single "Bring The Noize." Here is the Matangi Gold Edition, which is the same clip presented with a gold leaf-like effect on top of…   Read Story »
Last week, M.I.A. shared her rave-damaged new single "Bring The Noize," and it was one of our favorite songs of the week. This morning, she's dropped the video, in which she looks absolutely glorious…   Read Story »
The 5 Best Songs Of The Week is a new column that will highlight the tunes the Stereogum staff found to be the foremost music of the past seven days. The primary qualification for eligibility is that…   Read Story »
M.I.A. is no stranger to controversy and criticism. But with the recent revelations about government surveillance, she has culled together a grip of remarks that called /\/\/\Y/\ opening track "The…   Read Story »
Despite an initial April release date, M.I.A.'s fourth studio full-length, Matangi, has been temporarily shelved for allegedly being "too positive." Over the weekend, we heard a snippet of skittering…   Read Story »